The delightfully nerdy The Big Bang Theory, which is gearing up for it’s eight season this September, is so chock full of science jokes it’s easy to wonder if some of them aren’t a little off. Does The Big Bang Theory always get its science right? If so, how?
Tonight HBO debuts a new series, The Leftovers, based on the Tom Perrotta novel of the same name. The basic idea is that some people have vanished off the face of the earth, but others are still here, much like the premise of the “end of days” Christian book series Left Behind. Is The Leftovers about this idea, often referred to as The Rapture, or is something else going on?
This little nugget of fun was made by , who gave the Game of Thrones intro a fuzzy VHS makeover set to Steve Duzz’s 80s’ remix of the theme music.
34-year-old Natasha Lyonne is making a big comeback with Orange is the New Black after a Lindsay Lohan/Amanda Bynes/Amy Winehouse-type descent into drug addiction and arrest records. She’s now sober, successful, and seems to generally be in a really good place, but her descent into heroin addiction, health problems, and the seedy side of life has helped inform her role of Nicky in the Netflix original series.
Yesterday while nearly one million people were changing their Facebook profile pics to photos of their dads and sharing warm and sentimental stories, they got their heartstrings pulled even more by a post seemingly by Ryan Gosling. It told a heart wrenching tale about Ryan’s secret one-year adoption of a baby boy.
30-year-old Ladies of London star Noelle Reno’s fiancé Scot Young is a former real estate tycoon who’s now a bankrupt ex-convict involved in one of the nastiest divorces England has ever seen. Why does Noelle stay with and support Scot?
Last week’s episode of Louis C.K.’s FX show Louie, “Into the Woods,” was basically a whole movie. The run-time was 90 minutes with commercials as his character Louie relived his own childhood foibles with marijuana after he catches his daughter smoking pot at a concert. The details of his own teen drama around pot, and his difficult relationships with the adults in his life ring so true that it’s hard to imagine that it wasn’t partly inspired by C.K.’s own life.
After already joking with David Letterman about his abrupt departure from his TV show years ago, Dave Chappelle had some more stories for his Friday the 13th appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Kimmel, including the moment he knew Kanye West was gonna be a big star.