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7 Television Characters Who Were Supposed to Die … But Didn’t

Killing off a popular TV character is a surefire way to get your show noticed. Of course, there are characters who are killed temporarily, with every intention of returning (Buffy in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, for example); characters who return later, with some crazy explanation, to improve the ratings (Bobby Ewing in Dallas); and others [...]

17 Famous Actors in Tiny Background Parts

Before they were headlining movies and TV shows, these celebs were just like everyone else trying to make it in Hollywood: thrilled to call home to report that the “Flight Attendant #3” role was totally in the bag. Check out a few of today’s big names back when they were cast as no-names. 1. Jason Segel [...]

At the Libraries: Rowling Breaks Records

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment! The Casual Vacancy may not be getting the best reviews (ouch, Michiko!), but it did break some records! Including the little known “started reading” bit on [...]

The Missing Links: TV & Food

Today’s edition of The Missing Links contains TV and food. And that’s pretty much it. Because who doesn’t like those? Gone Too Soon: TV Character Edition Try not to tear up as you read through the 30 Saddest Television Deaths. And since people hate spoilers, I will tell you not to read this if you’re halfway through any [...]

18 Facts You Might Not Know about Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a hugely successful television series on WB and UPN from 1997-2003. Writer and producer Joss Whedon, long heavily constrained by the requirements of others, finally had the opportunity to create a series that was completely his own. Whedon had worked on it for years, first selling the screenplay in 1988 [...]

Couple Wedding Planning Ideas in Comic Theme | Unique wedding

Couple Wedding Planning Ideas in Comic Theme | Unique Wedding A bride was asked ‘do you take this Superman to be your husband?’ as she tied the knot in a comic-themed ceremony. Rob Taverner, 32, dressed as the superhero while Nyssa Pratten, 19, was dressed as Jessica Rabbit in Worcester. And the two best men dressed as Captain [...]