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Friday, May 29
This is So Last Week: 5/22/15-5/28/15
A biopic subject dies, a music tour suffers a loss, a settlement is reached and a podcast is renewed. Here's our pop culture recap quiz for the 22nd week of 2015.


Friday, May 29
Weekend Forecast
A month of May that showed a lot of promise and anticipation limps home, preparing to add two more disappointments to its roster. Hollywood would probably rather just hit the snooze button for a couple of weeks and wake us all up when the dinosaurs arrive.


Thursday, May 28
Amazing Race Recap
Read on to find out who wins the million dollars.

Survivor Recap
When we come back from the Sierra ouster, Day 38 is upon us and the final immunity challenge is set up and waiting.

A-List
From Michael Jackson to the Boston Marathon Bomber, Americans love their courtroom dramas.


Wednesday, May 27
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, S05E07: The Gift
"The Gift" will be remembered as an episode where *a lot* of stuff happened. How closely did you pay attention?


Wednesday, May 27
Comics Weekly
Hooray for new comics day!

Trader's Retreat
We are back with a review of the 2015 edition of Topps Gypsy Queen Baseball.


Tuesday, May 26
Overpaid Jerks: 5/18/15-5/24/15
Race cars racing, hockey guys scoring goals, football lines being moved and MLB pitchers getting tossed. Here's your sports recap quiz for the 22nd week of 2015.


Tuesday, May 26
Viking Night: Pacific Rim
As with all the best mecha, the machines are meant to be projections of the people piloting them.


Monday, May 25
Survivor Finale Recap - Part 1
Intrepid Jim recaps the first half of the Survivor finale - be sure to check for his final recap of the season soon!

Review - Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury Road is indeed a very good action picture, superbly crafted, visually ambitious and all around entertaining.


Sunday, May 24
This Weekend, Watch This
For the weekend of May 22nd, the new movies in wide release are Poltergeist and Tomorrowland.

Weekend Wrap-Up
It’s Memorial Day weekend and there are no $100 million openers. Is it time to panic about the summer box office in general?


Saturday, May 23
Friday Box Office Analysis
Coming in with $9.7 million on Friday is new entry Tomorrowland, starring George Clooney.


Friday, May 22
Weekend Forecast
A weekend that delivered on both critical and box office fronts is being followed by a Memorial Day weekend that may have neither.


Thursday, May 21
This is So Last Week: 5/15/15-5/21/15
Letterman's sign-off, the passing of a blues giant, a singer's beautiful video and Pitch Perfect 2's wacky week. Here comes our pop culture recap quiz for the 21st week of 2015.


Thursday, May 21
Viking Night: The Lost Boys
Once, the man who made two Batman movies not about Batman also made a vampire movie not about vampires.


Wednesday, May 20
Viking Night
Sadly, I was lied to. There was no dumpster sauce. None at all.

Survivor Power Rankings
Previously on Survivor, Rodney was still complaining about his birthday and Mike won immunity again, so it was decided that Carolyn would be the one to go.

Comics Weekly
Secret Wars! Convergence! Ahhh!


Tuesday, May 19
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, S05E06: Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken
Cersei and Littlefinger are making big moves, but will either of them finally prevail? We spend time with Arya, Jorah & Tyrion, Jaime & Bronn and the Sand Snakes in Episode 6. How well do you remember it?


Tuesday, May 19
Review - Mad Max: Fury Road
Somewhere in the course of George Miller’s magnificent Mad Max: Fury Road, the viewer may realize that they are not watching a typical summer blockbuster.

Viking Night: Dead Alive
You won't believe me when I say this, but there wasn't always a zombie everything everywhere all the damn time.

Monday Morning Quarterback
Pitch Perfect 2 was a hit this weekend, and Mad Max had a big frame. We discuss the weekend results.


Monday, May 18
Overpaid Jerks: 5/11/15-5/17/15
Shot clock changes, a new Madden cover boy, horse racing and the World's Most Dominant Athlete. Here's our sports recap quiz for the 21st week of 2015.


Monday, May 18
Survivor Recap
My boy Mike has been getting a winner's edit from Day 1, but I'm not sure he has enough left in him.

Amazing Race Recap
We are through the survival phase of the show, and now competence takes a back seat to determination and no small amount of luck.

Survivor Second Chance
Here's a look at the official Survivor Second Chance ballots from BOP's Survivor Experts.

Over There
Once again, Avengers: Age of Ultron reigned supreme internationally, thanks largely to a huge debut in China...


Sunday, May 17
Weekend Wrap-Up
We’re warming up for the Memorial Day weekend and the official arrival of summer...


Saturday, May 16
Friday Box Office Analysis
As expected, Pitch Perfect 2 was the top film on Friday, but with a good bit higher than expected figure.


Friday, May 15
This is So Last Week: 5/8/15-5/14/15
With theaters still raking in boatloads of Avengers cash, which is nothing new, it seemed that the boob tube offered up our pop culture main course this week. For this 20th week of 2015, we had announced cancellations for two long-running one-time ratings juggernauts, celebrity altruism, theft, rolled eyes, rolled joints and the saddest news of all...a Simpsons cast member leaves the show. How well were you paying attention,


Friday, May 15
Box Office Forecast
It’s fan service weekend at the multiplex as a couple of surprising sequels will end The Avengers reign at the top of the box office after just two weeks.


Thursday, May 14
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, S05E05: Kill the Boy
A baby, a bride-to-be, Stone Men and the feeding habits of dragons....all are considered in the fifth episode of Game of Throne's fifth season. How well do you know Kill the Boy?


Thursday, May 14
A-List
As the mercury rises and the ballparks fill up, then, the obvious question is: what are the best baseball movies of all time?


Wednesday, May 13
How Well Do You Know: St. Vincent
Vincent MacKenna, a cranky Vietnam vet with drinking and gambling problems (among other issues), forms an unlikely partnership with Oliver Bronstein, his 10-year old neighbor. Oliver and his mom are new to the neighborhood as the result of a nasty divorce, and the lonely, awkward Oliver finds an unlikely friend in the man who is probably the last person on Earth who should be spending time with an impressionable boy. Unlike Oliver, you probably knew that a "lady of the night" is not just a woman who works during evening hours, but how well do you know St. Vincent?


Wednesday, May 13
Survivor: Power Rankings
There’s no clear hierarchy among the five remaining alliance members, and no one’s giving anything away in their interviews. Here are the power rankings for the week.


Tuesday, May 12
How Well Do You Know: Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, S02E17: Melinda
Flashback to Bahrain: We see the events that earned May the name "The Cavalry" and learn why she doesn't like to be called by it. In the present, Gonzalez has his team looking into Coulson's activities and he attempts to bring May into his circle. Skye learns more about her past and begins to feel at home in Afterlife. How well do you know "Melinda"?


Sunday, May 10
Overpaid Jerks: 5/4/15-5/10/15
A scandal without a definitive answer, a team without its floor leader, a club without its manager. Prove your athletic quotient with our sports recap quiz for the 19th week of 2015.


Sunday, May 10
This Weekend, Watch This
For the weekend of May 8th, the new movies in wide release are Hot Pursuit and (in fewer theaters) The D Train.

Survivor Recap
Last time on Survivor....who did what when?


Saturday, May 9
Friday Box Office Analysis
Afterglow weekend at the box office gives us no surprises, and the extremely weak challengers did nothing to even moderately threaten The Avengers.


Friday, May 8
Weekend Forecast
It's one week after the release of what was undoubtedly the biggest release of the summer season, and no one's quite sure what to make of it.


Thursday, May 7
This is So Last Week: 5/1/15-5/7/15
Hopefully, you didn't celebrate May the Fourth and Cinco de Mayo too hard to where you didn't notice a stellar opening box office, a royal baby born and supermodel/athlete baby announcement, sad news all around about two music legends and, of course, the pop culture punches that the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight threw at us. How well do you know the 19th week of 2015?


Thursday, May 7
A-List
Furious 7 broke April box office records and Avengers: Age of Ultron had an impressive, if lower-than-expected, weekend.

Amazing Race Power Rankings
Let’s examine how the teams stack up heading into the penultimate episode.


Wednesday, May 6
How Well Do You Know: Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, S02E16: Afterlife
Skye awakes in a strange place after the events at the lakeside retreat. She finds herself among gifteds who have vowed to help her acclimate to her new power. Coulson and Hunter try to keep ahead of Gonzalez's forces with the help of a familiar face. Meanwhile, Gonzalez makes May an intriguing offer and Fitz comes to a decision about his tenure with S.H.I.E.L.D. How well do you know "Afterlife"?


Wednesday, May 6
Comics Weekly
Buy some comics today!

Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron
The Avengers series is not solely about flying superheroes, over-the-top fight scenes and special effects...

Survivor Power Rankings
Previously on Survivor, Dan didn’t believe that he was on the bottom of his alliance, and the rest of his alliance was having a good old laugh at Dan’s gullibility.


Tuesday, May 5
How Well Do You Know: Game of Thrones, S05E04: Sons of the Harpy
We're already 40 percent done with Season Five, and the show's producers are keeping everyone guessing as they veer away from the storylines within the books. This week, there is scheming, fighting, Sand Snaking and ultimately, the surprising loss of a character. How well do you know Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 4: The Sons of the Harpy?


Tuesday, May 5
Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron
The many creators of the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe must spend an unusual amount of time managing expectations.

Monday Morning Quarterback
Avengers: Age of Ultron debuted this past weekend. Perhaps you heard about it.


Monday, May 4
Overpaid Jerks: 4/27/15-5/3/15
A boxing letdown, a galloping racehorse, first and last draft picks and playoff news. Put on your thinkin' cap, here's our sports recap quiz for the 19th week of 2015.


Monday, May 4
Survivor Recap
Previously on Survivor, the only likable person left in the game was voted out. Is there really any more to say?

Over There
Summer is definitely upon us, as Avengers: Age of Ultron continues to tear up the box office like the Hulk through any built up area.

Amazing Race Recap
Previously on The Amazing Race, it was a non-elimination leg. Nothing that happened mattered.


Sunday, May 3
Weekend Wrap-Up
Avengers: Age of Ultron is officially huge, but you already knew that. How big is it?


Saturday, May 2
Friday Box Office Analysis
Avengers: Age of Ultron starts off with a ridiculous $84.5 million on Friday, replacing the first film as the second best single day of all-time.


Friday, May 1
This is So Last Week: 4/24/15-4/30/15
A boneheaded superhero comment, a canceled tour, canceled show, a Fast & Furious speed bump and an unlikely best seller all make up this 18th week of 2015, which also showed that your year pales in comparison to one actor. Let's see how closely you were paying attention.


Friday, May 1
Weekend Forecast
And so it begins. Yet another Summer of Comic Book Movies kicks off.

This Weekend, Watch This
For the weekend of May 1st, the only new movie in wide release is Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Weekend Wrap-Up
Avengers: Age of Ultron is super huge, but is also living in the shadow of its older brother. The Internet needs to quick knocking it for that.




     


 
 

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