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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

On eating clay and believing in trees: The best of Shailene Woodley's nature-centric wisdom

By now, we all know about Shailene Woodley’s quirky, environmentally-friendly tendencies — she gathers her water from fresh springs when she can; she brought Jimmy Fallon a bag of herbs last week on The Tonight ShowBut that’s only the beginning.

Woodley is more magical nymph than Hollywood starlet; even Jennifer Lawrence’s relatable clumsiness can’t hold a candle to Shailene’s lovable kookiness. So after reading the Divergent star’s latest awesome interview, we decided to compile the Shailene-iest quotes she’s ever given. Check out what the offbeat actress has said about eating clay (yes, for real) and giving up Instagram below:

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Watch KTLA anchors experience an earthquake on air -- VIDEO

In case you haven’t heard, a 4.4 earthquake hit Los Angeles earlier this morning — after which Twitter exploded with celeb quips and experiences. But for those of us sitting on less-shaky ground, the experience was nothing but a bunch of 140-character afterthoughts … until now.

Luckily, the KTLA news team was hard at work filming a show when the earthquake hit. In the following video, you can watch as Megan Henderson nearly talks right through the quake, only stopping when co-anchor Chris Schauble has a minor panic attack. The two quickly get under their news desk — clearly they’ve practiced — for a matter of seconds before the quake seems to have passed.

Then, after barely escaping with their lives — there’s bits of ceiling on their desk! — they pass things to Eric Spillman, who really dives into the fascinating logistics of the quake. For example, did you know that about 10 seconds passed between the time it shook Hollywood versus downtown L.A.? To be fair, the man had about two seconds to prepare something to say. But that’s exactly why you’re watching this video — purely to see the panicked look on Schauble’s face, and nothing else.

Check it out below:

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'Bachelor' fans 14.5x more likely to be interested in divorce

Fans of The Bachelor have more in common than a love of watching attractive people do ridiculous things all in the name of “love.” In fact, those who enjoy watching people date on television are more prone to read about divorce, according to a new study. So, perhaps all of those failed relationships have taken a toll on the viewers after all.

By analyzing online behavior of Bachelor fans, Exponential Interactive has determined that fans of the show are 14.5x more likely to be interested in divorce. Exponential’s Director of Insights Bryan Melmed explains, “When we say they are ’14.5x more likely to be interested in divorce’, it means that our Bachelor fan is 14.5x more interested in divorce-related topics than the average Internet user across our network.”

By comparing Bachelor fans to average Internet users, Exponential also determined a number of other characteristics for fans of the long-running reality show, including that they are:

9.8x more likely to be interested in romance movies
3.8x more likely to be interested in online dating communities
16.6x more likely to be researching wedding rings
11.4x more interested in seeking an attorney
21.0x more likely to enjoy jet skiing than the average Internet user
14.4x more likely to be knowledgeable about the Olympics
10.5x more likely to purchase sports drinks
9.3x more likely to be avid skiers
8.9x more likely to read about the Super Bowl
7.6x more likely to be into lacrosse
7.8x more likely to surf
7.3x more likely to go sailing
11.8x more likely than the average Internet user to actively stay informed through the news
10.0x more likely to enjoy comedy
9.52x more likely to enjoy musicals

As a rose lover myself, I’d also like to add that we’re approximately 10x more likely to enjoy a good hot tub hangout, and at least 5x more likely to appreciate a fine wine.

So what do you say, fellow Bachelor fans? Shall we purchase a couple of sports drinks, hit the surf, and then end our day with a musical and a call to our attorney?

Aaron Paul hosts 'WWE Monday Night Raw,' and it is as glorious as you'd expect -- VIDEO

Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul, who is now promoting the March 14 big-screen release of his movie Need for Speed, guest-hosted WWE Monday Night Raw last night in Chicago. And honestly, he looked as happy as he did at his wedding — which is why we love him.

Watch the video below to see Paul make his entrance behind the wheel of his Need for Speed Mustang with WWE superstar Dolph Ziggler, stand on the ropes to hype the crowd, and then stand on the commentators’ table to taunt Ziggler’s opponent, Alberto Del Rio. (We assume if he’d called him “bitch!” it would have made the highlight reel.) READ FULL STORY

Hidden Gems of the 2014 Pizza Oscars

These Oscars were unusually lacking in memorable reaction shots — perhaps Amy Adams’ quick iPhone-check sums up the whole show?

Below, my quick play-by-play of the Oscars’ (arguably) least significant details: READ FULL STORY

Ellen DeGeneres says 'Miss Congeniality' was 'based on me'

Thought Miss Congeniality was based on the world of beauty pageants? You were wrong — at least, according to Ellen DeGeneres.

In an interview with Parade Magazine, DeGeneres revealed that the 2000 Sandra Bullock comedy was actually inspired by… Ellen. “Miss Congeniality was written based on me,” she said. “When I was getting ready to cohost the Emmys, the writer saw me [on TV] learning how to walk in a dress and heels. My stylist at the time — a man — was teaching me, and it was ­hilarious. The Miss Congeniality writer saw it and thought it was brilliant.”

With this news, I can’t help but imagine what the film would be like if it had been more true to its inspiration. READ FULL STORY

A(nother) perfect storm: What we learned on the set of 'Sharknado 2: The Second One'

This is how your cheapo monster movie sausage gets made:

1. First, there’s the calm before the sharks. Actors and extras take their places. Someone calls quiet on the set. Everyone is silent, still but hyper-aware, their muscles coiled like those of a Great White about to strike. Or something.

2. Suddenly, a crew member bellows that sound is rolling, then yells out, “ACTION!”

3. Chaos. Grown men and women are shrieking in terror. Crowds are surging toward all available exits. Sugar Ray frontman Mark McGrath jerks his head violently in every direction until finally making a dramatic dive onto the ground. Why? Because an enormous, toothy shark has just wedged itself into the Citi Field rotunda’s 9-foot “42″ sculpture, built to honor former Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson.

Well, sort of. This might be a good time to mention that the beast — like all the others attacking the home of the New York Mets — is totally invisible. READ FULL STORY

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