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The Late Movies: Twin Peaks Parodies

Yesterday’s post about a never-made video game based off cult-classic Twin Peaks had me thinking about Agent Cooper, Laura Palmer, Bob, the Log Lady and the rest of cast of David Lynch’s TV drama. Here, I’ve rounded up some parodies to keep you feeling mysterious. AFI Presents: TV Or Not TV? This 1990 special stars Michael McKean, [...]

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 [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Ghosts Lurking at the White House

We live in an old house, and I occasionally see things out of the corner of my eye that make me wonder. There are many totally logical explanations for this, including paranoia, a mirror in a built-in wall cabinet that catches my reflection, and three dogs who move in and out of my line of [...]

7 Memorable TV Bosses

Happy National Boss Day! The holiday was first celebrated in 1958 by Patricia Bays Haroski. She felt bad about forgetting her boss’s birthday, so she registered the date as a holiday. (Her boss was also her dad.) Since it’s Saturday and lots of folks won’t be hanging out at the office, we thought we’d round [...]

Excellent! The Simpson’s Mr. Burns Won NYC Write-In Votes for Mayor

Not happy with the current candidates for mayor? Why not write-in your choice? The National Ledger has a list of the top write-in vote getters for the New York City mayoral election … and the winner is: Mr. Burns from ‘The Simpsons’ notched 25 write-in votes on Election Day for New York mayor. The Simpsons favorite [...]