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.
The Actor Who Played ‘Barney’ the Dinosaur Now Runs a Tantric Sex Business
If ever you had trouble saying “I love you, you love me” with a straight face before, your memory of Barney & Friends is about to get … tangled. A surprising new interview with Barney actor David Joyner reveals that the man behind the dinosaur now channels his energy into pr…
‘Stranger Things’ Boss Hints at New Season 3 Evil, Fewer Episodes
Word that Stranger Things 3 would wait until 2019 has us all upside down, but there may be good news yet. Season 3 of the breakout Netflix drama is largely mapped out, including new “forces of evil” and slim hope that fewer episodes might keep a 2018 premiere in play.
The ‘Breaking Bad’ Writers Had a Terrible First Pitch for [SPOILER]’s Death
It’s hard to believe Breaking Bad is ten years in our rear-view, but harder to imagine the roads not taken. One of the AMC drama’s most heartbreaking deaths almost arrived a full two seasons early, as creator Vince Gilligan reveals some of the writers’ worst pitches.
‘American Gods’ Showrunner Exit Might Be Good News for FX’s ‘Y: The Last Man’
The departures of Bryan Fuller and Michael Green from Starz’s American Gods have been bad news across the board, but there may yet be silver lining. FX is reportedly “pretty optimistic” about their own adaptation of beloved comic drama Y: The Last Man, now that Green has a bit m…
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Clarifies Details of That Insane Klingon Twist
Even if the fans beat them to it, Sunday’s Star Trek: Discovery at last confirmed that a major character was not what they seemed. “The Wolf Inside” revealed its Klingon twist beyond any doubt, but – for those still confused – stars and producers explain the logist…
Aziz Ansari Responds to Sexual Misconduct Claim: ‘I Continue to Support the Movement’
This past weekend saw Master of None star Aziz Ansari seemingly added to the #MeToo movement after an account surfaced of the comedian’s repeated attempts to proposition a date for sex. Now, Ansari has issued a statement largely corroborating the account, and adding “I took her words t…
‘The Walking Dead’ Renewed for Season 9 With New Showrunner
Soft ratings on The Walking Dead Season 8 have raised questions of the series longevity, and we at last have an answer. The flagship AMC drama will return for a ninth season with (most of) its cast intact, though Angela Yang will take over for Scott Gimple as showrunner.
Bryan Fuller Officially Working on Anne Rice’s ‘Vampire Chronicles’ TV Series
Disappointed though we were to see Bryan Fuller leaving both Star Trek: Discovery and American Gods, the writer-showrunner has a habit of amazing rebounds. Now, Paramount TV reveals that Fuller is consulting on Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles TV adaptation, and may even stay on to showrun.
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.