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Onion Satirizes TCU

Anthony Mariani
TCU’s entrance into the Big East gets the Onion treatment. The NCAA league, according to the humor website, will accept TCU — but only if the university brings hot chicks. 33


Willow Palin, Mean Girl

Kristian Lin
Here’s a bigger internet brushfire than whether hackers are keeping Bristol Palin on Dancing With the Stars. Responding to a poster named Tre criticizing the new reality TV show Sarah Palin’s Alaska, Bristol’s...



Don’t Drink and Tweet

Jimmy Fowler
This is pretty funny: A web security company called Webroot has created a Firefox plugin called ”The Social Media Sobriety Test.” It’s to prevent you from easily accessing various social media like Facebook and Twitter wh...


Coco Returns

Jeff Prince
The best late-night host of the 21st Century is back 10 months after his dismissal from NBC’s Tonight Show. Conan O’Brien’s new talk show Conan premieres at 10 tonight on TBS. The ginger man’s sporting a...



Facebook Enemies

Jimmy Fowler
David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin’s movie The Social Network — getting its nationwide release next weekend — appears poised to take a dramatic dump on Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and, to a lesser extent, the ...


Cliburn Documentary Airs Tonight

Kristian Lin
If you missed A Surprise in Texas when it came out in theaters, you can catch up to it on TV tonight. Peter Rosen’s documentary on the 2009 Van Cliburn Piano Competition airs at 7:00 and again at 8:30 on KERA-TV. While we...



Digital Overload on “Fresh Air”

Jimmy Fowler
You can usually count on NPR’s star interviewer Terry Gross to facilitate a great conversation, and last night’s Fresh Air was no exception: She interviewed New York Times technology writer and Pulitzer Prize winner Matt Ri...


Jacksboro Hwy Ain’t Jack Next To China Jam

Jeff Prince
Driving on Jacksboro Highway has been a pain lately because of a repaving job that seems to be dragging on for weeks. But the 10 extra minutes it takes to traverse that Fort Worth roadway ain’t jack compared to the 10-day...



Can The Kids Still Cut It?

Jimmy Fowler
While I was a little nervous when I first heard about the cable mini-series The Kids in the Hall: Death Comes To Town (the U.S. premiere is tonight at 9pm on IFC), there are enough funny online clips from the Canadian broadcast...


“The Popcorn List” Debuts

Kristian Lin
If you’re looking for a replacement for the recently canceled At the Movies, a possible candidate is making its debut tonight for TV viewers with Time Warner Cable. The Popcorn List is hosted by Rainy Flynn and Devin Pike...