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Another day, another 'Game of Thrones' parody: Westeros parties like it's 1995 -- VIDEO

Was School of Thrones just a tad too modern for your delicate sensibilities? If so, a new Game of Thrones homage might be more your speed. The latest viral riff on Westeros imagines how the HBO series would look if it had been produced in 1995. Check out the Xena-esque production values, ’80s-inflected theme song, and close-ups of fond smiles below.


Mitt Romney's '47 Percent' filmmaker breaks his silence tonight -- VIDEO


Just in time to truly capitalize on the scorching-hot pop culture phenom that is Mitt Romney, the guy who filmed the Republican presidential candidate’s campaign-changing “47 Percent” video is finally coming clean tonight.

We won’t know the filmmaker’s name until this evening’s edition of MSNBC’s The Ed Show, which will feature an exclusive interview with 2012’s very own Deep Throat. Still, a few facts about the guy are out there already: He worked as a bartender at Romney’s now-infamous May 2012 fundraiser, he previously worked at a Clinton fundraiser, and the contrast between those two events partially inspired him to make the video in the first place.


'Game of Thrones' gets transported to high school: 'Prom Night Is Coming' -- VIDEO


Between the constant backstabbing, betrayal, and ever-shifting alliances, Westeros really is a lot like a big, medieval high school. So it was only a matter of time before somebody decided to give Game of Thrones the Carrie Diaries treatment. (Minus the ’80s, plus some really awful excellent wigs.)

In the first episode of the new web series School of Thrones, new girl Dani Targaryen gets a Mean Girls-style introduction to the cliques of Westeros Valley High School. The Starks are cooler-than-thou hipsters in thick-framed glasses; the Lannisters are wannabe rappers, for some reason; the Baratheons are dumb jocks, except for nerdy outcast Stannis; the Greyjoys are all members of the swim team.

It’s a pretty clever re-purposing of George R. R. Martin’s characters, complete with a truly excellent credit sequence that apes HBO’s 3-D map with a set of drawings on notebook paper — and fans of The Lizzie Bennett Diaries will be pleased to see Mary Kate Wiles, a.k.a. Lydia, starring here as Sansa Stark.

Check out the first episode, “Prom Night Is Coming,” below; along with EW’s Thrones countdown, it just might tide you over before GoT returns March 31.


Justin Timberlake's top 10 'SNL' moments -- VIDEO

On Saturday night, Justin Timberlake will be inducted into the Five-Timers Club — an elite squad of the few funny people who have hosted Saturday Night Live five times. (Technically, this is actually Timberlake’s sixth official appearance on the show; when Joshua Jackson hosted in 2000, ‘N Sync served as musical guest and also performed in a few sketches.)

The multitalented musician certainly deserves a spot alongside Christopher Walken and Tom Hanks. As he’s proved over and over again since his first hosting stint ten (!) years ago, Timberlake’s pretty much the best modern SNL host this side of Alec Baldwin — which means that narrowing down his best Saturday Night Live moments is about as tough as getting the “Barry Gibb Talk Show” theme song out of your head once it’s stuck there. (Er, sorry in advance.) Still, we managed to sift through an embarrassment of JT SNL clips somehow — and though many of them were gems, these 10 stand out.


'Supernatural' does the Harlem Shake

SPN Harlem Shake

And the Harlem Shake craze lives on.

The latest YouTube fad has made its way across the border to Vancouver, Canada, to the set of the CW’s Supernatural. A video with the cast and crew’s take on the viral video phenomenon is now on the Interwebs for your viewing pleasure (or displeasure, depending on how sick you are of Harlem Shake videos).

The Supernatural gang is rather late to the Harlem Shake party, but they may have the distinction of being the first to make a Harlem Shake vid with a crane shot. Yes, we get a bird’s eye view of the proceedings — crossroads, demon trap, Impala and all. Kicking things off in the solo dance of the first 15 seconds is, naturally, Mr. Eye of the Tiger himself, Jensen Ackles. See if you can pick out Jared Padalecki, Osric Chau, director Guy Norman Bee and other cast and crew members in the video below: READ FULL STORY

Mila Kunis gets a lesson in U.K. pub culture in awkward-yet-charming BBC interview

As entertainment reporters, we’ve done our fair share of junkets, and certainly know how Chris Stark feels in his interview with Mila Kunis for BBC Radio 1, below. Talking to a celebrity for the first time can be intimidating, but Kunis puts the nerve-rattled Stark at ease and lets him talk about what he knows best — his lads, football (that’s soccer to you), steak-and-ale pies, and a concoction called the lad bomb (Jaegermeister + Red Bull and vodka) — that we hope never catches on in the States.

When Kunis gets going on the questions Stark is supposed to be asking about her upcoming film Oz The Great and Powerful, she handily rattles off the answers to the questions everyone asks, making Stark, who contributes to BBC Radio 1’s Scott Mills Show, look genius and any other junket interview look, well, boring.

Check it out below:

Michelle Malkin debuts Obama parody, clearly asking for dance-off with First Lady -- VIDEO

First, Michelle Obama made a dancing video with Jimmy Fallon and America swooned.

Then, Michelle Obama appeared at the Oscars and America decided that swooning was maybe a little much.

Now, another Michelle — conservative writer Michelle Malkin — has released a parody video of the First Lady’s Fallon-collab-dance-stravaganza. It does contain dancing. There, the similarities stop.


Clueless news anchor to Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah: 'Haven't you run before?' -- VIDEO

And this is why you always do a quick Wikipedia scan before interviewing someone on live television.

New Orleans news anchor LaTonya Norton briefly spoke with runner Mo Farah yesterday after he slayed the competition in that city’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, blazing through the 13.1-mile course in a record 61 minutes. After offering her congratulations, Norton asked Farah, “Now, haven’t you run before?” — apparently ignorant of the fact that the British-Somali track and field star won a pair of gold medals in London during last year’s Olympics.

To his credit, Farah took the whole thing in stride. Rather than calling out Norton on her mistake, he said only that he’s done half-marathons before — just not in New Orleans. And the word “Olympics” never comes up once in the whole two-minute segment. Watch his and Norton’s awkward exchange below.


Jimmy Kimmel's post-Oscar show: Watch the celeb-packed trailer for 'Movie: The Movie: V2'

Last year, Jimmy Kimmel presented a trailer for “the greatest motion picture ever not made.” The star-packed spoof, “Movie: The Movie” went on to become a web hit. So, as Kimmel said on his post-Oscar special last night, “when you have a big success in Hollywood, there’s only one reasonable thing you can do and that is cheapen it with a sequel.”

Below is the trailer for Movie: The Movie: V2, which is just as celebrity heavy as you might expect. Jessica Chastain, Kerry Washington, Bradley Cooper, Jude Law, Gerard Butler, and many more appear. But the MVPs of this spot? Bryan Cranston, who plays an armless piano-playing savant; John Krasinski, who dresses up like a shrimp; Oprah Winfrey, who is president; Bruno Mars, who becomes a zombie; and Channing Tatum, who shoots light from his crotch. We’re not entirely sure the latter is a special effect. READ FULL STORY

'Doctor Who' meets 'The Dude' in amazing fake trailer for 'The Big Whobowski' -- VIDEO

I love Doctor Who like the British time travel show’s fourth Time Lord loves handing out jelly babies and I love The Big Lebowski like the Dude loves drinking “Caucasians.” And if that previous sentence didn’t read like incomprehensible gibberish then I wager you will love this fake trailer for The Big Whobowski, a mash-up of Doctor Who and the Big Lebowski in which “El Duderino” makes way for “the 4th Doctor,” the Brigadier stands in for Walter Sobchak, and the roles of the “nihilists” are portrayed, appropriately, by Cybermen.


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