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John Oliver shoots salmon at Jimmy Fallon, David Letterman, everyone else in TV

Last Week Tonight called in a few friends for its final episode of the year, uniting all of television, and a few film stars, under one idea all audiences can enjoy—celebrities being hit in the face by salmon.

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Martha Stewart and Blake Lively are neighbors and BFFs

Despite their much-publicized tension in the realm of artisan mustard and rustic table settings, Martha Stewart and Blake Lively were Damon-and-Affleck levels of chummy this past Saturday at Stewart’s American Made Summit.

Stewart invited Lively to speak at the annual event to tout Lively’s role as lifestyle curator/CEO of her online brand, Preserve.us, and despite some Stewart’s skepticism of Lively’s efforts in the past, it seemed that all was water under the bridge. Lively’s sunny demeanor and golden retriever-like tresses seemed to warm Stewart to the idea of that perhaps there could be two blondes in the game of lifestyle branding (but probably not three). Here are a few things we learned about the burgeoning friendship between the two lifestyle gurus, as well as Lively’s thoughts on her own empire.

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Artie Lange loses '@midnight' appearance, banned from ESPN after tweets

The problem with Twitter is, anyone can see what you write. For comedian Artie Lange, that meant losing a television appearance and being banned from ESPN after a series of tweets.

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Jerry Seinfeld to Brian Williams: I may be on the autism spectrum

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While speaking to Brian Williams about the new season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Jerry Seinfeld discussed his belief that he displays attributes consistent with autism-spectrum disorders.

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Mallory Ortberg summarizes classic books in 140 characters or less

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In Texts from Jane Eyre, Mallory Ortberg imagines conversations between a host of different literary characters, authors, and innocent bystanders. (The one through-line? Most of them are terrible jerks.) Because the humorist and Toast cofounder is also a practiced Twitter whiz, we decided to give her another challenge: Sum up nine great works of fiction—yes, Sweet Valley High counts—without going over the site’s notoriously slim character limit. Here’s what she came up with. (P.S. High schoolers: You’re still gonna have to read the actual books.)

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'Hunger Games' stage show to arrive in 2016

A Hunger Games “theatrical experience” will open in the U.K. in summer 2016 in London, just in case the experience of reading The Hunger Games series or seeing the movie adaptations of Suzanne Collins’ books wasn’t visceral enough.    READ FULL STORY

Brett Favre was the third choice for his 'There's Something About Mary' cameo

Though Brett Favre’s film career begins and ends with his cameo in There’s Something About Mary, he almost never even had that role.

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The 'Interstellar' plot set to '2001: A Space Odyssey' actually makes sense

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If someone has writen or spoken about Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, there’s a good chance a mention of Stanley Kubrick’s seminal 2001: A Space Odyssey is not far off. CutPrintFilm took the allusion one step further and mashed up the two films to show, unsurprisingly, that they have quite a bit in common.

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New Broadway production of 'Fiddler on the Roof' coming in 2015 with Danny Burstein

It’s been more than 10 years since a revival of Fiddler on the Roof opened on Broadway, so tradition (get it?) foretells that it’s time for another.  READ FULL STORY

Watch the holiday season's most adorable commercial, starring a penguin

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November’s just begun, but there may already be a winner for best holiday commercial.

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