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Bryan Cranston is the one who badonkadonks on 'Tonight' -- VIDEO

Bryan Cranston doesn’t know what a badonkadonk is.

The Breaking Bad star, who’s currently playing President Lyndon Johnson in Broadway play “All the Way,” went on The Tonight Show Monday and played a game of “Word Sneak” with Jimmy Fallon. Each one was challenged to sneak five words into conversation — including “badonkadonk,” a term that Cranston butchered before turning to the audience and mouthing, “I don’t know what that is!”

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'Scandal' or the White House? Tony Goldwyn visits D.C., and we compare the Oval Offices

If that desk could talk, well, it would have some very scandalous — for lack of a better word — stories. But what about this other desk: READ FULL STORY

Gabourey Sidibe: 'Cookies will never hurt you' and more from her Gloria Awards speech

At Thursday night’s Gloria Awards, actress Gabourey Sidibe shared a well-known fact: Cookies will never hurt you.

The American Horror Story star spoke at the annual awards, which also celebrated the Ms. Foundation for Women’s 40th year, and talked about the one question she gets asked too often: “How are you so confident?”

The answer? It has to do with being a jerk, an unsupportive environment growing up, and baking cookies. Read the highlights below:

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Andrew Garfield plays 'Spider-Man' theme song on 'Tonight Show' -- VIDEO

Andrew Garfield may be no Adele Dazeem (his joke, not ours), but he does have some hidden musical talents. Watch out, Emma Stone!

Garfield went on The Tonight Show Thursday and, after discussing his recent ventures into learning to play guitar, he launched into a performance of the theme song from the 1967 animated Spider-Man TV show. It was, in a word, amazing. (Hey, just like Spider-Man!)

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Relive all of 'Breaking Bad' in 8 minutes -- VIDEO

Rewatching all five seasons of Breaking Bad is a time-consuming project, we know. But it’s important to never forget Walter White’s journey, Gus’ glasses, Mike’s everything, Jesse’s good heart, Todd’s sociopathy, and pretty much everything that ever happened on that show.

And that’s why we’ve got good news! You can relive just about all the feelings you ever had when watching Breaking Bad in eight minutes with this recap of the entire series from French filmmaker Alexandre Gasulla. It will give you chills, and it might make you cry, but I promise that you will feel completely revived when you’re done. I can also promise that it will make you want to re-watch Breaking Bad in its entirety. Apparently some things just never go away.

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The first ever 'Road House' fight chart! (Pain don't hurt?)

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I wrote about Road House’s upcoming 25th anniversary in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly for one simple reason — Road House is awesome. Possibly the finest piece of cinematic work put forth in the entire twentieth century. And I’m not just saying that because I share the same name as Patrick Swayze’s shirtless and mulleted bar bouncer.

There are many extraordinary things about this movie — the extraordinary amount of times Swayze gets shirtless for no apparent reason. The extraordinarily confusing pieces of Yoda-like philosophy that Swayze dispenses that sound cool but really don’t make a lick of sense. And, above all, the extraordinary amount of violence on display. And not, like, building exploding type violence — although, yes, two buildings do explode in Road House — but rather old-school fist-on-face violence. Or kick-in-chest violence. Or pretty much any combination of body part violence you can think of. READ FULL STORY

'Grease': Who's the one that you want to play Danny and Sandy?

Who’s the one that you want?

Fox announced Monday that NBC isn’t the only studio that can bring musicals to the small screen: They’ll air a live, three-hour version of Grease sometime next year. If three makes a trend, I couldn’t be happier that musicals-on-TV are officially, finally back.

Now, there are a lot of considerations for a Grease adaptation. First of all: Will Fox stick solely with the Broadway version of the show (à la NBC’s decision for Sound of Music), which differentiates a fair amount from the John Travolta/Olivia Newton-John iconic movie? The stage show spends much more time with supporting characters as opposed to Danny and Sandy. People freaked out when Carrie Underwood sang “A Lonely Goatherd” in the first act of Sound of Music (a difference from the movie) — perhaps Fox will want to keep fans happy and keep things similar to the film. READ FULL STORY

Kevin Spacey dons sarong and shows off dance skills -- VIDEO

Kevin Spacey tried out the Lungi dance Saturday night, and now — thank you, internet! — there’s video to prove it.

The House of Cards actor attended the International Indian Film Academy Awards April 26 in Tampa, Fla. There, he got on stage to present actress Deepika Padukone with the award for Entertainer of the Year — and to get his dance on.

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'Friday the 13th': We rank the movies to prep for the upcoming TV show

Horny camp counselors around the world, beware! Jason Voorhees is coming to television. According to DeadlineFriday the 13th producer Sean S. Cunningham has inked a deal to develop an hour-long show based around everybody’s favorite hockey mask-clad machete wielder.  READ FULL STORY

'Breaking Bad' reunion: Skinny Pete, a Salamanca, and the guy who got his head crushed by an ATM promote new book

Everybody dies … it’s a fact of life, and of fictional television. And nobody knows that better than David Ury, who once appeared on an episode of Breaking Bad only to get his head squashed by an ATM. So perhaps, it’s important to point out that everybody dies, but not necessarily in the same way.

Now, Ury has written a parody of children’s books titled Everybody Dies: A Children’s Book for Grown-Ups! And to promote the book’s upcoming release, Ury asked a few other Breaking Bad alums to join him for a quick video. Unfortunately, Charles Baker (Skinny Pete) doesn’t talk about Star Trek even a little bit, but you do get to hear Luis Moncada (Marco Salamanca) speak English, which might shatter your entire world to pieces.

Watch the reunion below:

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