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.
James Franco Is Young Santa in Cut ‘SNL’ Hallmark Christmas Sketch
The bizarre subculture of dime-store Christmas movies seems oddly pervasive this year, and has not gone unnoticed at SNL. The “Not Ready for Primetime Players” have at least one more gift in the form of a cut short, featuring host James Franco in an endless stream of indistinguishable …
Dave Chappelle Takes on Trump Voters in Netflix ‘Equanimity’ Clip
Dave Chappelle was a voice of reason after the 2016 election, and you can bet he has more to say. Our first clip from his 2017 Netflix special Equanimity has arrived, as the comedian looks back on his experience voting alongside Trump supporters.
NBC Is Officially Considering an ‘Office’ Revival for Next Season
NBC is rarely one to learn the right lessons from success, so how best to follow a thriving Will & Grace revival? Why, undoing any goodwill from The Office series finale, of course, and plotting an official revival for the 2018-19 season!
‘The Chew’ Host Mario Batali Officially Fired Over Sexual Harassment
ABC has officially severed all ties to Mario Batali, including his role as co-host of The Chew. The move follows an initial suspension stemming from multiple sexual harassment allegations that surfaced earlier this month.
Chef Mario Batali Leaving ABC’s ‘The Chew’ Amid Sexual Harassment Claims
Celebrity chef Mario Batali is stepping aside as co-host of ABC’s The Chew. At least four women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, of which Batali acknowledges “much of the behavior described does, in fact, match up with ways I have acted.”
‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Might Not Premiere Until 2019
We didn’t mind Stranger Things Season 2 taking a few months to capitalize on Halloween, but there may be no such comfort in 2018. Star David Harbour suggests the third season of Netflix’s breakout drama may not arrive until 2019, and we are Upside Down about it.
Hank Azaria Says ‘Simpsons’ Considering Apu Changes After Documentary
Simpsons character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon has long-influenced stereotypes about people from India, so much so that comedian Hari Kondabolu made a full documentary about The Problem With Apu. Now, character voice Hank Azaria admits the controversy is “a lot to think about,” as well that…
‘Stranger Things’ Is Officially Renewed for Season 3
Stranger Things has officially been canceled. No, I’m kidding – can you imagine? Given all the hoopla and unanswered questions of the breakout Netflix drama’s second season, the streaming service has of course confirmed that Eleven, Mike, Will, Joyce, Dustin and all the rest wil…
Is ‘SNL’ Trying to Bury Beck Bennett’s ‘Safelite’ Sketch?
SNL has plenty in its recent history it’d rather forget, but very rarely does the series scrub one of its own sketches from existence. Such is apparently the case with a recent Safelite commercial parody, as SNL has been quietly deleting all record from the internet.
‘Jersey Shore’ Revival ‘Family Vacation’ Officially Happening at MTV
No more Burger King commercials or Reunion Road Trips – the real Jersey Shore is finally back. MTV confirms the cast will reunite for a new Jersey Shore Family Vacation with near of the entire cast.