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  1. Wait for It: ‘How I Met Your Dad’ Passed Over by CBS,...

    Amos Barshad

    Surprising the still-strong legions of How I Met Your Mother fans and everyone who'd talked themselves into the idea of Greta Gerwig, sitcom star, CBS announced this morning that it was not moving forward with the spinoff How I Met Your Dad. As ...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  2. An Open Couch-Crashing Invitation to KG and Paul Pierce From a Br...

    Amos Barshad

    Dear Paul and Kevin, I can't even imagine how you're feeling this morning. The fact that Ainge went ahead and did it last night — blew up the Boston Celtics — is hard enough for a fan like me to stomach. Like any other C's partisan wit...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  3. R.I.P., Ubuntu (2007-13)

    Amos Barshad

    Let the record show that we always made fun of Ubuntu. The gradual disintegration of the Celtics' Big Three era — which hit another milestone this weekend with Doc Rivers bouncing on Boston to try to make sure the denizens of Lob City play nice...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  4. After a Weekend of Medical Scares, Lil Wayne's Status Remains Unc...

    Amos Barshad

    What an awful weekend it was for Lil Wayne fans. On Friday night, TMZ began reporting that the rapper had suffered a seizure earlier in the week and was rushed to the hospital. He was released the next day, but quickly suffered another seizure &#8212...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  5. Steve Carell on Anchorman Sequel: 'Nobody Changes'

    Amos Barshad

    Are you a huge fan of sex panthers, and diapers full of Indian food, and tridents to the chest, and the breaking of the glass ceiling, and all the rest of the good stuff from Anchorman? Have you been waiting years for the sequel? Want to know everyth...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  6. Justin Timberlake's 'Suit & Tie' Video: Showgirls, Food Bowls, Fl...

    Amos Barshad

    Justin Timberlake has just gifted us with the video for "Suit & Tie" - delivered on Valentine's Day, one assumes, in order to inspire his many adoring fans to ably, and with full-throated theatricality, consummate the bedroom pyrotechnics mandate...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  7. What We Do (But Mostly Don't) Know About the Boston Celtics

    Amos Barshad

    The Celtics have one game left before the All-Star break, and you gotta imagine it can't come soon enough. After playing the Bulls tonight, Kevin Garnett will head to Houston for the All-Star Game, Rajon Rondo will continue prepping for surgery, and ...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  8. One More Reason Why the Rajon Rondo Injury Is the Worst

    Amos Barshad

    The Dunkin' Donuts Turkey Sausage Wake-Up Wraps are tasting a little bitter in Boston this week. Rajon Rondo's out for the season, and out with him, in no particular order: all gorgeous, mind-boggling passes whose lanes could have only been spotted b...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  9. Ghostface Killah Not Entirely Clear Who's Suing Him for the 'Iron...

    Amos Barshad

    On Thursday, Ghostface Killah stopped by MTV's RapFix Live to plug Wu-Block, the new collaborative effort from him and D-Block's Sheek Louch, and happened to get on the topic of his recent, odd little legal skirmish. While taking fan questions over T...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  10. Michael Bay Wages Anti-Megatron Campaign to Save the Elephants

    Amos Barshad

    You think Michael Bay makes enemies (e.g., ex-leading lady Megan Fox, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fan community) thanks to some unholy swirl of his outsize ego, his remarkable touchiness, and his misplaced righteousness? You think wrong! Sure, t...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  11. Downton Abbey Getting a Phantom Menace

    Amos Barshad

    Good news for fans of fancy old-timey British stuff: Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey — a.k.a., your favorite Anglophile's favorite Anglophilia — says he's writing a prequel. Right now Fellowes is considering doing so in book...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  12. Arcade Fire's Win Butler to Dunk on People for Charity

    Amos Barshad

    Indie rock's most fearsome hoops duo is back! For years now, with much the same alacrity and tenacity with which their heart-stirring Montreal rock outfit collects impassioned fans, The Butler Brothers — Arcade Fire's Win and Will — have ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  13. Reminder: The Famous Dudes Taylor Swift Will Be Singing About on ...

    Amos Barshad

    Taylor Swift announced yesterday, via a mildly creepy live fan chat/"G+ hangout"/fake-slumber party, that she's dropping a new album on October 22. It's called Red, but that does not mean it's a full-album tribute to Bruce Willis's 2010 old-people-as...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  14. Embattled News Fixer Aaron Sorkin Defends His Show on NPR: 'I Wri...

    Amos Barshad

    On Monday, mild-mannered NPR Q&A assassin Terry Gross got Aaron Sorkin on the "Fresh Air" hot seat. And while Gross boldly declares herself — try to hold down your retching noises, most of America — an actual fan of The Newsroom, she ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  15. Magic Mike vs. Berry Gordy vs. Ginger Spice: Which of This Weeks...

    Amos Barshad

    It's been quite a week for fans of announcements about arguably ill-advised musicals adapted from pre-existing pop-cultural properties! In the last few days, we've gotten word on a string of interesting shows in various stages of development. That in...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  16. Meet the Flockas: A Field Guide to Self-Reference in Triple F Lif...

    Amos Barshad

    There are many qualities possessed by Waka Flocka Flame, the idiosyncratic Atlanta rapper behind this week's Triple F Life: Friends, Fans & Family, that one can readily appreciate: his mumbly pizazz, say, or his unbridled enthusiasm, or perhaps h...

    Blog | June 13, 2012