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Observations of a grumpy old man

2011 NBC Upfront PresentationThe comedy world was shocked this week when Christina Applegate announced she was leaving her NBC comedy “Up All Night” at the end of this season. The comedy world was shocked to hear the show was still on the air.

Linda Hamilton will play an assassin on the March 25 episode of “Lost Girl.” For those of you who don’t know the Syfy show, it’s about a succubus whose only concern is to feed off the sexual energy of others. In other words, she’s a Kardashian.

ABC’s “Celebrity Wife Swap” will have Kate Gosselin, of “Kate plus 8” fame,” trading lives with former High Hefner girlfriend Kendra Wilkinson. It’s perfect. Gosselin gets to dump her kids on someone who’s very experienced changing diapers.

Kate Upton is the 2013 Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover model. OK. I can’t be grumpy about everything.

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SI cover too provocotive? I don’t think so – updated with swimsuit edition

UPDATE: The annual SI swimsuit edition is out and features four hot Olympians, including Lindsey Vonn.


So far I haven’t seen any critics emerge on the athletes inclusion in the magazine. But there is an interesting update from the blogger who originally criticized the Vonn Olympic cover.


This blog post about the new Sports Illustrated cover featuring skier Lindsey Vonn is getting some attention because it claims the pose objectifies women.

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