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.
Louis C.K. TBS Comedy ‘The Cops’ Officially Scrapped Over Sexual Harassment
No less than four FX series understandably cut ties with Louis C.K. once word of his harassment habits broke, but animated TBS comedy The Cops only suspended production. Now, TBS and FX have opted not to replace C.K. as star and producer; rather shuttering the series altogether.
Self-Driving Pizza Trucks Are Real, Because Life Is ‘Black Mirror’ Now
Of all the dark, dystopian tech Black Mirror has devised in four seasons, we never thought pizza would betray us. And yet, our inexorable slide into Charlie Brooker’s digital nightmare continues, as Pizza Hut will soon have self-driving trucks out to murder us all.
‘X-Files’ Boss Says That Insane, Controversial Premiere Twist Was Always Planned
The X-Files have officially re-opened and the story remains as crazy as ever. Now that Wednesday’s Season 11 premiere thoroughly reversed the 2016 finale and dropped one whopper of a twist about Scully and the Smoking Man, Chris Carter tells angry fans that they’d always intended as mu…
Heather North, Voice of Daphne in ‘Scooby-Doo,’ Dies at 71
One of the most well-known stars behind the original Scooby-Doo has tragically passed on. Reports confirm that Heather North, voice behind cartoon heroine Daphne Blake, died of a longtime illness at the age of 71.
Comedian T.J. Miller Accused of Sexual Assault, Punching a Woman in College
Disturbing allegations have surfaced against former Silicon Valley star T.J. Miller. An extensive new report details multiple incidents of violence and sexual assault from the comedian’s college days, some of which Miller has reportedly even joked about with his comic peers.
‘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.
Of Course ‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Disney’s Fox Acquisition in 1998
Thousands of years from now, alien archaeologists will come to one inescapable conclusion: The Simpsons dictated humanity’s every advance. The latest evidence is none other than today’s giant Disney-Fox merger, which America’s favorite family jokingly predicted in 1998.
Marvel’s ‘Punisher’ Renewed for Season 2, ‘Reloading’ Puns Follow
Seeing as Marvel’s Netflix Punisher turned out more nuanced and thoughtful than its bullet-ridden trailers would suggest, we’re not surprised they’d pull the trigger on Season 2. Frank Castle will be back in action before you know it, and the first teaser is already here.
Kyle MacLachlan Might Finally Have Settled the ‘Twin Peaks’ Movie-TV Debate
Art is by its very nature subjective, and the effort to classify art equally so. Some might argue, for instance, that Showtime’s Twin Peaks aired on television in episodic installments, and is therefore unmistakably TV. A number of year-end movie critics’ lists beg to differ, however, …
Bill Hader Is a World-Class Assassin in HBO’s First ‘Barry’ Trailer
The phrase “Bill Hader, master assassin” isn’t one we expected to hear, but we’re digging the Grosse Point Blank vibe of the SNL star’s new HBO series. See for yourself in the first Barry promo, which also features a murderer’s row of Boardwalk Empire alum.
‘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…
The Voices of Batman, Wolverine and Raphael Eye New All-Star Animated Series
Remember that insane ‘90s cartoon crossover they put together to steer kids off drugs? My memory’s a little hazy from all the drugs, but we might have the next best thing. The voices behind Batman: The Animated Series and The X-Men are joining forces for a new animated series, with a l…