Dustin has a breakdown of those most likely to die on the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead. We know, we know, if Daryl dies you riot. But what about the rest of the cast? Would you spare a quieter riot for them? (WG)
Check out which golden-haired screen siren Ryan Murphy wants on the next season of American Horror Story. I think she would be INCREDIBLE and possibly give Jessica Lange a run for her money. Other, cooler heads think it’s beneath her. (TFE)
Speaking of golden sirens, check out how they painted the lovely Shirley Eaton for Goldfinger. The behind-the-scenes photos are pretty incredible. (MNC)
And while we’re on the subject of color fetishes, Crocs is discontinuing Mario Batali’s signature (hideous) orange so he’s buying up every pair in sight. (DListed)
Apple is improving their search function to accommodate poor spellers and fat fingers. Look on the various misspellings of “Angry Birds” and despair. (TC)
One step closer every day, America.
Here to get your nostalgia engines firing on all cylinders are a passel of 80s cartoon intros. Me? I’m more of a 90s cartoon intro girl myself. X-Men: The Animated Series all the way. (Underscoopfire)
In podcasting news, two of my favorite shows have new homes. The great Game Of Thrones-centric “Boars, Gore And Swords” is now on Boing Boing. The hosts are such great guys and they podcast year-round. Check it out. (Boing Boing) And one of my favorite film podcasts, “Operation Kino,” has a new name and home. Same great flavor. (FITW)
The holidays are fast approaching. What are you giving your sweetheart? Is it an island shaped like a heart with two enormous Frank Lloyd Wright houses on it? Ah, then I’m sorry, once again the Jolie-Pitt family has you beat. You’ll get them next time, Gadget. (Videogum)
But if any of you bargain basement lovers got engaged recently, you would be well-served to check out the amazing Broke-Ass Bride book. It’s brimming with cost-saving ideas. Unless, of course, you WANTED to spend all your Honeymoon money on a chocolate and whisky fountain. (The Broke-Ass Bride)
Speaking of lovaaahs, the best thing to come out of the AMAs is the impeccable J.Lo. impression over on GFY. Spot-on as ever. (GFY)
And no discussion of competitive divas would be complete without this bizarre video of Julia Roberts saying Jennifer Lawrence shouldn’t be allowed in the America’s Sweetheart Club. Uh, too late, Jules. Lawrence is President, Secretary AND Comptroller.
And now for something completely different, Old Finnish People With Things On Their Heads. (LS)