The TV President. Barack Obama is all up in your television set: he’ll be on the December 8th episode of “Mythbusters” that tests a previously busted Archimedes myth, and next Wednesday he’ll become the first sitting president to appear on “The Daily Show.” Yay, I just can’t get enough politics in my TV watching.
Endangered animals make Don Draper sad. An A-Z guide on endangered animals and the A-holes who keep killing them. [Uproxx]
The new trailer for Scream 4 (I refuse to write Scre4m). “In the trailer, new Scream expository dialogue guys Rory Culkin and Erik Knudsen explain to us the rules of the modern horror movie, which are themselves a parody of old horror movie rules, which the original Scream parodied. The new movie, which is itself a parody, promises to parody those new rules, which are themselves parodies, as well as being a worthy parody of the original Scream, which was of course a parody.” [FilmDrunk]
Goodbye, beloved violence. The NFL faces a thorny dilemma in dialing back the number of concussions caused by the game. [With Leather]
Oh great, robotic jetpacks. The next step in this story: Skynet becomes self-aware. [Gamma Squad]
Guh. In case you haven’t seen it yet: the video for nine-year-old Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair.” It features a lot of hair-whipping. [Smoking Section]
Starz is the next HBO. This is a terrific profile on Starz CEO Chris Albrecht, the charismatic mastermind who oversaw the start of HBO’s original programming before publicly choking his girlfriend in Las Vegas and getting fired in 2007. [GQ]
CW making ‘Glee’ copycat. It’s about a musical summer camp, and I can’t wait to not watch it. [Deadline]
Stephen Colbert jokingly walks off ‘The View.’ This is pretty dull to me, but everybody else seems to be posting it, so here you go. Video below.
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