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That is All: John Hodgman’s Transcendent Final Audiobook of Complete World Knowledge

Today marks the beginning of the end of audiobooks. But don’t cry — there is still time to buy the last audiobook you will need before the coming global superpocalypse. You see, John Hodgman has released his final audiobook of complete world knowledge: That is All. It is full of jokes, celebrity [...]

This Is Going on the Company Fridge

Loving the game show brilliance (or lack thereof): 11 Awkward Canadian Game Shows —, @mental_floss — Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) September 11, 2012 [Previously on the company fridge.]

Tastes Like TV

The following article is from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Tunes Into TV. When TV characters cook, the results are often disgusting. Drink: Flaming Homer Show: The Simpsons (1991) Origin: Homer is bored at home one night -forced to watch his in-law’s vacation slides- and he doesn’t have any beer, so he makes a cocktail from whatever he [...]

The Late Movies: Doogie Howser, M.D.

From 1989 through 1993, the world was captivated by the tales of Doogie Howser, M.D., a character played by a then-unknown Neil Patrick Harris. As a child prodigy, Doogie graduated from medical school as a teenager and the series chronicled his trials and tribulations balancing work life as an ER doctor with his social life [...]

The Late Movies: Famous Doctors

Yesterday, Senator Harry Reid rolled out the Senate version of the health care reform bill. At 2,074 pages, it’s enough to make your head explode. For tonight’s Late Movies, we invite you to take your mind off the debate with some clips of amazing doctors at work. Here are ten of Dr. J’s top dunks from [...]

8 Memorable Sesame Street Celebrity Cameos

Over 400 celebrities have guest starred on Sesame Street, including actors, musicians, writers, politicians and athletes. The upcoming 40th season will feature appearances by Adam Sandler, Matthew Fox, Ricky Gervais, Judah Friedlander, both Gyllenhaals, Paul Rudd and Michelle Obama. Here are a few memorable guest spots from the first 39 years. 1. James Earl Jones Scares [...]

Batman, The Musical

How can you make the Dark Knight just that much more awesome? Simply add a little Neil Patrick Harris – that’s right, in the new TV cartoon, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, NPH plays the Music Meister, who can control people by singing. The result is a whimsical Batman musical, titled Mayhem of the Music Meister [...]