Who Should Play He-Man? I've Got Your Left Field Candidate Right Here.
When news broke yesterday that there may be a new He-Man film, folks immediately started dreamcasting. Like you do. But, as MovieLine’s Jen Yamato pointed out, the film producers will be hard-pressed to find an actor who can convincingly, macho-ly rock the He-Man pageboy. Ladies and gentleman? For your consideration. Matt Damon on the set of Liberace. (Bleeding Cool)
Listen, sometimes a link is just too perfectly weird for me not to share. Your favorite book covers as bathing suits. Yup. Someone made this. (Mashable)
In my favorite development in the AMC/Dish Network feud, AMC unleashed a horde of zombies in NYC to protest the fact “The Walking Dead” won’t be available to Dish subscribers. I mean, I don’t know how effective a shambling protest is, but cute idea. (The Mary Sue)
For those of you who care about the Olympics (not meeee, sorry!) and are pissed at the NBC coverage, allow Jon Stewart to take them to task on your behalf. (Cinema Blend)
The easiest job on TV? No contest, yo. (Unreality)
The most creative/creepiest tattoo I’ve seen in awhile. Though, imagine tending to your child in the middle of the night with this tattoo on your arm. Wait, today’s youth don’t consider these things when choosing a tattoo? Hunh. (Laughing Squid)
And for those among you who are fashion aficionados, Vanity Fair has released their Best Dressed issue. I wouldn’t bother with this but one of my lady crushes, Jessica Chastain, unexpectedly made the cut. She doesn’t deserve it, but I don’t much care. Full gallery of winners here. (VF)
You like The Professional? You like puns? Then have I got the print for you. (Instagram)
In case you’ve been tucked away in a Hobbit hole for the past seven months, Dustin recaps the 7 most important TV stories from the first part of the year. (WG)
Similarly, erstwhile TV critic for Salon, Heather Havrilesky, runs down the three tired TV tropes that were exploded in 2012. That’s right, she liked “Girls” too. (The Awl)
Finally, to celebrate the Murican athletes in the Olympics, I present you with this video that can be summed up in precisely three words. America, F*ck Ugh.