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Thursday, April 17
This is So Last Week: 4/11/14-4/17/14
A complaint about breasts, the future of a band, a bizarre engagement and bitterness at the MTV Movie Awards. Here's our recap of the last week in pop culture news, presented in a pleasing quiz format.


Thursday, April 17
How Well Do You Know: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 6
The Paddy's Pub gang is back! This season, Mac gets his chance at (local) fame, Charlie and Dee try other career paths, a road trip to Atlantic City goes awry, and the gang try to prove they are high class. Then there's the issue of Dee's pregnancy... You may know that Mac's dog Poppins never really dies, but how well do you know It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Season 6?


Thursday, April 17
Indie Watch
Cheap Thrills, at least to an extent, can be seen as a response to the recent economic climate.


Wednesday, April 16
How Well Do You Know: Jason Voorhees
He's one of horror's archetypal monsters, the definition of a remorseless killing machine. Without saying much, he has carried an entire franchise on his back. How much do you know about the legendary hockey mask wearing, machete wielding killer from the famous Friday the 13th and Jason movies?


Wednesday, April 16
Comics Weekly
We gave grim tidings. Superior Spider-Man comes to a close this week.

Survivor: Cagayan Recap
When we hung out last, Kass had flipped to the dark side and Spencer, Tasha, Morgan and Jeremiah were left to pick up the pieces of their alliance. A reward challenge win and a lucky seating chart put an idol clue in Spencer's hot little hands. Through a series of events that I still can't believe happened, the clue ended up in Woo's hands. Instead of staying in #ninjastealthmode...


Tuesday, April 15
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, S04E02: The Lion and the Rose
It's a royal wedding! Everybody loves a wedding, especially in Westeros! You may know your Ser Barristan from your Ser Boros, but how well do you know Game of Thrones Season 4 Episode 2, "The Lion and the Rose"?


Tuesday, April 15
Movie Review: Draft Day
Draft Day is at its best and most absorbing when it focuses on the deals, politics and inner-league drama that undoubtedly ensue on the day of the NFL draft.

Viking Night: UHF
A man talented enough to record a hit song on the accordion and direct his own music videos would have no trouble also being a movie star.

The Amazing Race Recap
When we last saw them, the Afghanimals had finally captured a first place finish that had eluded them for so long, even if it is just by a few seconds.

Monday Morning Quarterback
Rio 2, Draft Day and Oculus are the topics this week.


Monday, April 14
Overpaid Jerks: 4/7/14-4/13/14
A wrap on college basketball, a champ at Augusta, an odd rivalry on the diamond and a death outside the ring. Here's another edition of our weekly sports quiz.


Monday, April 14
The 400-Word Review
Danny Boyle’s latest directorial effort, Trance, is a stupid pulp fantasy about art heists and shaved genitals.

400 Words: Draft Day
We are led to believe that our GM’s job is on the line pending the outcome of the draft...

400 Words: Oculus
As furnishings go, mirrors are fairly scary.

Survivor Power Rankings
I've seen nothing that suggests (spoiler) isn't in the best place on the show.


Sunday, April 13
Weekend Wrap-Up
Three new movies debuted this weekend, and for a time it looked like one of them would unseat the reigning champion.


Saturday, April 12
Friday Box Office Analysis
The animated sequel starts out with $12 million, just enough to edge Captain America on Friday.


Friday, April 11
How Well Do You Know: Under the Gunn, Season 1 Recap
Project Runway's revered mentor got his well-deserved spin-off show, and Under the Gunn, Season 1, largely lived up to its promise. Returning PR designers mentored teams through a gauntlet of challenges. Your look might have been more interesting if it had been burlap, but how well do you know Under the Gunn, Season 1?

For definitive commentary, analysis and recap of the season, visit our friends at the PR authority, Blogging Project Runway.



Friday, April 11
This Weekend, Watch This
New movies are released into theaters every weekend. How do you decide which movie to watch?

Weekend Forecast
With the veritable bonanza that animation has become in the last decade or so, any reasonable successful property immediately gets sequelized.

BOP Interview: Nicolas Cage
“Restraint” isn’t the word that jumps to most audiences’ minds when picking a word to describe Nicolas Cage’s recent performances.


Thursday, April 10
This is So Last Week: 4/4/14-4/10/14
Captain America dazzles, real and fictitious characters pass on, and some big entertainment shoes are quickly filled. Impress friends, neighbors and potential suitors as you attempt to ace our weekly pop culture recap quiz.


Thursday, April 10
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, S04E01: Two Swords
Game of Thrones is back! Game of Thrones is back! With Episode 1 of Season 4, we jump right into the thick of things. You may know your Tyrells from your Martells, but how well do you know Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 1: Two Swords?


Thursday, April 10
Survivor Recap
As the tribe gets back to camp, Spencer is geeking out about how amazing Tribal Council was.


Wednesday, April 9
How Well Do You Know: Justified, Season 5 Recap
The pipeline of trouble that runs from Florida to Kentucky continues during Justified's fifth season, as Dewey Crowe's family invite themselves up from the Sunshine State. Meanwhile, Ava tries to survive prison and Boyd seeks a new drug supply line. Try to chase down a one legged man and let's see how well you know Justified, Season 5.


Wednesday, April 9
Comics Weekly
Batman Eternal sounds like a crossover event with The Strain.

Review: Captain America 2
A week from now, I’ll have likely forgotten the specifics of the plot and the state of the characters.


Tuesday, April 8
How Well Do You Know: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Like many, I was a fan of this show through it's early years, but do know a bit about it up until about the year 2000. These will be questions related to the original comics, the original cartoon series, the first 3 movies and its continuation series. So sit back, take a shell off, and see how much you know about the lean green fighting machines?


Tuesday, April 8
Viking Night
Leave it to the South Park guys to remind us of the fine line between patriotism and jingoism, between pacifism and just being a gutless coward.

Monday Morning Quarterback
Captain America returned to theaters, and the entire world took notice.


Monday, April 7
Overpaid Jerks: 3/31/14-4/6/14
Baseball comes barreling to life, the Final Four, a spotless month and a bowl no more. Also: wearing jerseys, done wrong in our weekly sports recap quiz.


Monday, April 7
Review: Captain America 2
The ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe lives and dies on its characters.

Survivor Power Rankings
Last week's rankings were pretty much the Good, the Bad and the Ugly for me.


Sunday, April 6
Weekend Wrap-Up
What do you do when the last three films in your franchise have grossed $3.4 billion at the box office?


Saturday, April 5
Friday Box Office Analysis
The entirety of North America saluted as Captain America: Winter Soldier claimed the biggest single day of April box office in movie history.


Friday, April 4
Weekend Forecast
The idea of what constitutes an acceptable weekend to release a blockbuster should be well and truly demolished following this weekend.

This Weekend, Watch This
New movies are released into theaters every weekend. How do you decide which movie to watch?


Thursday, April 3
This is So Last Week: 3/28/14-4/3/14
TV comings and goings, naked straddling, tribute to a sitcom and a Twitter protest. Fine tune your pop culture radar and enjoy our review of celebrity/entertainment news from the 14th week of 2014.


Thursday, April 3
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, Season 3 Recap
Game of Throne's third season brought viewers more scheming, slightly fewer beheadings, and a shock or two along the way. Surely you know your Reek from your Lady Olenna, but how well do you remember Game of Thrones: Season 3?


Thursday, April 3
Indie Watch
Alan Partridge is a character who has been familiar to British audiences for over two decades...


Wednesday, April 2
How Well Do You Know: Back To The Future Trilogy
Robert Zemeckis, Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd teamed up to make one of the great comedic sci-fi trilogy. Here's your chance to poke around under the hood and answer some tough trivia on the films. So Great Scott, let's see how well you know the Back to the Future Trilogy.


Wednesday, April 2
Comics Weekly
Comics for everyone!

Survivor: Cagayan Recap
It's Merge Night!! Tonight is the night on Survivor: Cagayan where the game stops being polite and starts getting real.


Tuesday, April 1
How Well Do You Know: The Walking Dead, Season 4 Part 2 Recap
The later half of The Walking Dead's fourth season scatters groups of survivors after life at the prison comes to a calamitous end. Hope for a new haven, train tracks and a dangerous game of tag all come into play. Don't make the wrong choice in choosing your first drink of alcohol, and see how well you know the spring episodes of The Walking Dead, Season 4.


Tuesday, April 1
Survivor Power Rankings
We have a new #1 this week and it's...

Viking Night: Speed Racer
What’s 40 minutes too long, looks like a bowl of skittles, yet has darkened so very many of my fondest childhood memories?

Monday Morning Quarterback
A biblical epic, and Arnie action film, a Chavez biopic and a foul-mouthed comedy are all debated.




     


 

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