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15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Portlandia

Catch a 24-hour Portlandia Marathon on New Year’s Day, featuring behind the scenes footage, sneak peeks, and facts from Mental Floss.

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10 lines that made us love Tobias Funke

Tobias Funke is the world’s most famous never-nude, but it is his too-good-to-be-true Fruedian Slips and repressed homosexuality that make him the most quotable character on “Arrested Development.” In anticipation of the Season 4 premiere, and the inevitable gay innuendo, here is a list of Tobias Funke’s best lines. 10. “Where the F*** are my […]

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10 things we hope to see in “Arrested Development” season 4

The fourth season premieres on Netflix on May 26.

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The top 10 legends of late night

A look at the best late night talk show hosts to ever get behind a desk.

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10 Hilarious Moments in Professional Wrestling

The recent scare involving our beloved Jerry “The King” Lawler’s nationally-televised heart attack has prompted a lot of us to remember everything that made him famous. Aside from his storied career in and out of the squared circle, we can’t help but recall that surreal time when he and comic legend Andy Kaufman were befuddling […]

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Ferris Bueller could use another day off

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. And then when you do finally stop and look around, your childhood idols are doing commercials for compact SUVs. And they’re doing them as the rebellious character that made them your childhood idol. Life moves pretty […]

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Film Independent announces the date for the 2012 Spirit Awards

They’re baaaaaaaaaack. Film Independent announced today that the Spirit Awards, everyone’s favorite celebration of indie film, will return to their usual position on the Saturday-before-the-Sunday-of-the-Oscars. In 2012, that’s February 25. The show will air later that night at 10 PM eastern and pacific on movie channel called IFC (I hear they do good work). Mark […]

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Why I don’t like the new rules for TV spoilers

SPOILER ALERT: articles about spoilers are contentious. Everyone has an opinion about spoilers. Even people who don’t care about spoilers don’t care about them passionately. Case in point: The New York Times Magazine‘s Dan Kois, who has written before in defense of spoilers, has just written a new piece entitled “The New Rules for TV […]

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Development on “Arrested Development” movie slightly less arrested

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That’s what “Animal House” was missing: a laugh track! (photo)

That’s what “Animal House” was missing: a laugh track!

This week’s installment in The A.V. Club’s always essential Inventory column is called “Of ’30 Rock’s and ‘Studio 60’s: 38 TV Doppelgängers;” television series that premiered alongside a nearly identical twin — “ER” and “Chicago Hope,” “Transformers” and “Challenge of the Go-Bots,” and so on. It’s a great list across the board, but the entry […]