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.
‘Stranger Things’ Bosses Respond to Allegations of On-Set Abuse
New rumors have emerged around Stranger Things creators Matt and Ross Duffer, as a crew member departed the series alleging the two “seek out and verbally abuse women” on-set. The Duffers have now responded, claiming the reports “mischaracterize our set.”
Netflix Is Testing a Reward System for Young Binge-Watchers
Just like every addiction, Netflix is seeking to make theirs fun for kids. User reports have revealed that the streaming service has begun testing “patches” on certain youth-oriented programming, with an aim to introduce “collectible items for a more interactive experience. …
A Fake ‘Simpsons’ Word Has Embiggened the Real Dictionary
As often as The Simpsons predicts reality, America’s favorite family can sometimes make their own. Such is the case with a perfectly cromulent new addition to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, dating all the way back to a 1996 Simpsons episode.
‘Full’ and ‘Fuller House’ Creator Fired Over On-Set Misconduct
We’re not going to make the “how rude” joke, but we know you were thinking it.
‘Walking Dead’ Might Still Do a Time-Jump After [SPOILER]’s Death
The Walking Dead has returned for 2018, at last confirming that huge death hanging over the series. The moment also had the unexpected side-effect of dismissing a huge time-jump from the comics, but producers say “Old Man Rick” and a major status quo update may still take place.
Hide the Twigs, A ‘Blair Witch’ TV Series Is in Development
Lionsgate’s 2016 attempt at a surprise Blair Witch revival didn’t exactly reignite the franchise, but there’s always TV! Reports indicate that the newly-branded Studio L is working on a small-screen iteration of The Blair Witch Project, along with a number of other adaptations.
McDonald’s Sets ‘Rick and Morty’ Szechuan Sauce Return (For Real This Time)
The great Szechuan Wars seem so very long ago, and McDonald’s is finally ready to make peace. The fast food favorite has officially announced plans to bring back the infamous Szechuan sauce in a quantity Rick and Morty fans should be pleased by.
Netflix Distances Itself From ‘13 Reasons Why’ Author Over Sexual Harassment
Even as Netflix moves beyond Jay Asher’s Thirteen Reasons Why for an off-book second season, the streaming service is ditching Asher himself. Netflix has disavowed Asher’s involvement in 13 Reasons Why Season 2 over the author’s newest sexual harassment charges.
‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants Blew an Entire Sports Category, and Trebek’s Reaction Was Priceles…
A great man once spoke about the “gaps” we fill in one another. That man was Rocky Balboa, but these sports-deficient Jeopardy! players might not even recognize him. A new viral clip sees all three contestants completely confounded by a football category, and Alex Trebek was not amused…
Mark Salling, Star of ‘Glee,’ Dies of Apparent Suicide at 35
An already-tragic aftermath of FOX’s Glee has taken another sad turn. Disgraced star Mark Salling has been found dead at the age of 35, as police appear to have ruled the actor’s death a suicide.
‘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.
A ‘Mighty Ducks’ TV Series Is Reportedly Quacking Up at ABC Studios
Practice your quacks and get in Flying V formation – The Mighty Ducks may be skating onto a TV near you. Reports indicate that the classic kids’ sports comedy is eyeing a return to the ice with a new TV iteration from the original trilogy’s screenwriter.