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China made an aircraft-carrier short film that is basically their 'Top Gun'

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So let’s say you’re a major global superpower, and you just got your first aircraft carrier. What do you do next?

If you’re China, you commission a six-minute sizzle reel showing off your totally sweet ship, set to pop music, with lots of sun-dappled cinematography of badass planes and the ripped pilots who fly them. Thus: “Leading the Dream,” a video which cuts between naval maneuvers and pop-music interludes featuring Tibetan singer Rong Zhong Er Jia. READ FULL STORY

Miss America Nina Davuluri sticks up for suspended high school student

A teenage boy in York, Penn. faced the ultimate rejection when he asked Miss America winner Nina Davuluri to prom. He didn’t get the girl — and his high school suspended him for even asking her. Ouch.

Davuluri, who won the 2014 Miss America crown this past September, went to Central York High School April 17 to give a presentation. That’s when the bold Patrick Farves gifted her a flower and asked her to the dance.

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Whoopi Golberg pens love letter to her vaporizer

Whoopi Goldberg is in love, guys. But not with a human — with her vaporizer pen.

The EGOT winner is now writing for The Cannabist (a publication all about, well, guess). In her first piece, she explains how her trusty vaporizer pen has helped her deal with the pain of glaucoma. Goldberg’s daughter gave her the instrument — and that’s when her love affair with Sippy (yes, “her” name is Sippy) was born.

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Josh Charles on 'Inside Amy Schumer' gives us unfounded hope for Will Gardner -- VIDEO

Everyone stop panicking, because we’ve found Will Gardner! He isn’t dead after all! He’s simply having a bit of a mid-life crisis, guys, and it’s OK. I have a plan to get him back to his rightful home on The Good Wife.

In a segment titled “The Foodroom” on Inside Amy Schumer, we find Will struggling with his new career choice. As Amy tells him in the clip, he’s damaged goods, and we all know why. Clearly, he was mistaken for dead and then forced to leave Chicago (and Alicia) behind. Plus, he was obviously forced to change his name to J.J.

Now, he’s stuck in an unhappy relationship with Amy Schumer while he works as a manager at a fast food restaurant and tries to relive his glory days. He even walks around giving inspirational speeches like he’s still working a courtroom. It breaks my heart.

Here’s some perspective for you: Old Will had a nice apartment, a comfortable bed — right Alicia? — and spent his days fighting for justice. The new Will has a bassist as a roommate, sleeps on a futon, and spends his days fighting for obesity. But one thing we can hold onto: He still knows how to clear a desk counter!

Watch the Newsroom-esque clip below (bestowed upon you by Aaron Sorkin): READ FULL STORY

Chupacabra saves Guillermo in Kimmel's last 'Scandal' spoof -- VIDEO

Thought Scandal couldn’t get any crazier? Well, Jimmy Kimmel aired the final segment of his telenovela Scandal spoof on Thursday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! – complete with a chupacabra appearance.

In this dramatic finale, Kimmel interrupts a conversation between Kerry Washington and Guillermo Rodriguez to point a gun at Rodriguez’s head — only for a chupacabra to run up behind the unsuspecting Kimmel and attack him. Afterwards, Washington and Rodriguez reflect on how weird the whole chupacabra thing was. As it turns out, it wasn’t actually a chupacabra — because apparently, even Escandalo has its limits.

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Every 'Scandal' reference made on 'Trophy Wife'

On Tuesday night’s Trophy Wife, Diane (Marcia Gay Harden) found herself channeling Olivia Pope in order to help Kate (Malin Ackerman) deal with a PTA problem.

EW had a sneak peek of the episode earlier this week, but even we couldn’t have predicted all the Scandal goodness peppered throughout the half-hour. So Wednesday morning, we decided to do a breakdown of every single reference.

It’s pretty safe to say the show’s homage to Olivia Pope and Associates was handled perfectly. READ FULL STORY

Pop Culture Pet Peeve: Underwater kisses really aren't that romantic

Movies and television make a lot of things look really romantic. When I was young and impressionable, pop culture taught me that kissing in the rain was about 100 times better than kissing in any other weather, and that you didn’t properly ride a Ferris wheel unless you were making out with somebody during it. Additional lessons included the appeal of the “up-against-a-wall” kiss and the shirt rip, all of which I enjoy watching and don’t have an issue with. However, there is one “romantic” gesture I’d like to address: The underwater kiss is not nearly as great as it is portrayed to be. READ FULL STORY

David Hasselhoff auctions off 'Baywatch' pinball machine, model of himself

Have you always dreamed of riding a Knight Rider-inspired golf cart, or wasting the night away playing with a Baywatch pinball machine? If so, you’re in luck: David Hasselhoff is selling these items and more in an absurdly weird auction beginning April 11.

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'Troop Beverly Hills': Phyllis Nefler's Unawarded Patches

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The 1989 Shelley Long luxury vehicle Troop Beverly Hills turns 25 today, which means 1) You’re even older than you thought, and 2) It’s high time Phyllis Nefler — troop leader to us all — receives the (likely waist-cinching) sash of Wilderness Girl patches she has always deserved. Join me on this stroll down memory lane before those stinkin’ Red Feathers swarm in like poisonous water moccasins and corrupt the route!

The Anne Shirley Commemorative Puffed Sleeves patch:
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The Putting Things In Perspective patch:
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“Smokey the Bear isn’t going through a terribly messy divorce.”

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PopWatch Quiz: Alec Baldwin quote or 'SVU' line?

Alec Baldwin popped up on Wednesday’s episode of Law & Order: SVU as hard-boiled newspaperman Jimmy MacArthur, who has a passion for exposing the truth, a nose for conspiracies, and takes pleasure in sticking it to the corrupt members of New York’s upper echelon.

Sound familiar? Baldwin’s exchanges with star Mariska Hargitay (who made her directorial debut with this episode entitled “Criminal Stories”) were as scene-chewingly over-the-top as you might expect — not unlike Baldwin, who has been known to possess a flair for stirring up controversy himself.

Can you differentiate Jimmy Mac’s SVU lines from the words of the Golden Globe-winning firebrand actor? Test your Baldwin barometer now! READ FULL STORY

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