The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
Frank Vincent, Star of ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘Goodfellas,’ Dies at 78
One of the most memorable mobsters of the genre is tragically no longer with us. Frank Vincent, actor behind everything from The Sopranos to Raging Bull, has died from surgery complications at the age of 78.
‘Sopranos’ Boss Open to Possibility of Prequel Series
HBO has taken the rare step of developing a prequel (or five) for its biggest hit, so might any other iconic dramas get the same treatment? We’ve heard talk of a Sopranos prequel for years, and creator David Chase says he can envision the possibility of Tony Soprano’s past.
Charlie Murphy, ‘Chappelle’ Comic and Eddie Murphy’s Brother, Dies at 57
Every Eddie Murphy and Dave Chappelle fan will remember Charlie Murphy; edgier stand-up comedian and source of the famous “True Hollywood Stories” that launched Chappelle’s Show into the stratosphere. Sadly, Charlie Murphy is no longer with us, having passed away at age 57.
Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Princess Leia, Dies at 60
Terrible news to confirm today, as a beloved icon and Star Wars star’s condition has taken a turn for the worse. Carrie Fisher, actress behind both Princess and General Leia, has passed away at age 60. The revered actress and comedic presence had earlier suffered a heart attack en-route from London to Los Angeles.
President Obama Will Go ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’ in Alaska
NBC reality trek Running Wild With Bear Grylls has made headlines in recent months for bringing high-profile figures out into the wilderness, but the survival series may yet have its biggest name ever, and all for a cause. Barack Obama himself will join Grylls in the wilds of Alaska, exploring some of the climate change of the region.
WWE’s ‘Tough Enough’ to Replace Hulk Hogan After Racist Remarks
We’ve barely begun to witness the fallout of Terry “Hulk Hogan” Bollea’s racist remarks making their way public, the WWE already having severed all ties to the iconic wrestler. So while said severance understandably pulls Hogan off as a judge for WWE reality competition Tough Enough, the series will endure by replacing him.
10 ‘Breaking Bad’ Facts Cooked Up to Prove You Are The One Who Knows
Breaking Bad successfully turned Mr. Chips into Scarface, but did you know that AMC wanted Matthew Broderick or John Cusack for the role of Walter White? Or that Jesse was supposed to die in Season 1? These are just some of the crystal blue persuasions from the thirteenth episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which cooks up a new batch for AMC’s Breaking Bad!
‘The Simpsons’ Voice Harry Shearer Leaving the Series, Iconic Characters to Get New Voices
The Simpsons has gone on long enough that fans will inevitably face cast departure or a potential end to the series, but despite the recent renewal for Seasons 27 and 28, that end may already be in sight. Iconic Simpsons mainstay Harry Shearer appears to have revealed his exit from the long-running FOX animated series, and not even Ned Flanders could find the optimism here.
A&E’s ‘Duck Dynasty’ Lifts Ban on Phil Robertson After Homophobic Interview
Well, so much for that. Following A&E's controversial move to "ban" 'Duck Dynasty' patriarch Phil Robertson from future filming after his comments on homosexuality in a recent GQ interview, and the resulting media circus, the cable network has officially reneged on its decision to bar the reality star from the highly-rated series.
Watch Marilyn Manson’s Bizarre, Out-of-Character ‘Eastbound and Down’ Cameo
We'd known of some impressive guest stars to throw heat during 'Eastbound & Down''s ongoing fourth and final season, but the latest could prove the strangest yet. Shock rocker Marilyn Manson dropped by this past Sunday's "Chapter 27" for a brief cameo as someone other than himself, perhaps even more unusually than his recent 'Talking Dead' appearance.
‘South Park’ Takes On ‘The Avengers’ in First Clip From “A Nightmare On Facetime”
While 'South Park's unfortunate fall air dates mean that the long-running Comedy Central series arrives too late to effectively parody 'The Avengers,' at the very least upcoming episode "A Nightmare on Facetime" will pay the Marvel blockbuster homage. The boys look to dress as the iconic superhero tam for Halloween, only to find that Stan can't join them as Captain America, and instead