The Immortal Kevin Fitzpatrick was born and raised in New York City, and that doesn't make sense. Kevin wears many hats, including actor, editor, and writer, but never yellow. The best things in life are Back to the Future, beets, Firefly and The Venture Bros. When not picking apart the minutia of pop culture in film and TV, Kevin can usually be found RIGHT BEHIND YOU.
Of Course ‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Disney’s Fox Acquisition in 1998
Thousands of years from now, alien archaeologists will come to one inescapable conclusion: The Simpsons dictated humanity’s every advance. The latest evidence is none other than today’s giant Disney-Fox merger, which America’s favorite family jokingly predicted in 1998.
Netflix Fired the Executive Who Didn’t Believe Danny Masterson’s Accusers
It took Netflix suspiciously long to sever ties with Danny Masterson in the wake of numerous rape allegations, and the reason why added a new layer of shame to the matter. A Netflix exec inadvertently explained to an accuser that management simply didn’t believe the allegations, and the strea…
‘Walking Dead’ Ratings Are Still Declining – Could Season 9 Be the Last?
Curious changes are afoot at The Walking Dead, especially as the show’s eighth season has seen some notably tempered ratings. Sunday’s midseason finale also averaged some of the show’s worst numbers since Season 2, and – given the hour’s big twist and some contract…
‘Walking Dead’ Bosses Confirm THAT Huge Death, and It Might Not Be the Last
We’re accustomed to death on The Walking Dead, and doubly-so when the comics provide a road map. That’s what made that climactic bite in Sunday’s midseason finale such a shocker, and – before you ask – both producers and the actor in question confirm the character&…
‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 Books March Premiere in First Trailer!
It only took over two years, but Jessica Jones is finally coming back for Season 2. Marvel and Netflix have officially announced that our favorite Defender will take up her next case in early March, while a first trailer cryptically references … Spider-Man?
‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Might Not Premiere Until 2019
We didn’t mind Stranger Things Season 2 taking a few months to capitalize on Halloween, but there may be no such comfort in 2018. Star David Harbour suggests the third season of Netflix’s breakout drama may not arrive until 2019, and we are Upside Down about it.
You-Know-Who Is Back in First Photo From ‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2
We’re dangerously close to exiting 2017 without any sense of when Jessica Jones will return for Season 2. Thankfully, our #BestDefender dropped off an early Christmas present with a first official photo from the season, along with new intel on the “pretty dark headspace” we find…
Sophie Turner Confirms ‘Game of Thrones’ Won’t Return Until 2019
Game of Thrones fans held slim hope the series’ final season wouldn’t sit out 2018 entirely, but Lady Sansa may have dashed the last of it. Star Sophie Turner seemingly confirms that Game of Thrones Season 8 will bow in 2019.
Danny Masterson Fired From Netflix’s ‘The Ranch’ Over Rape Allegations
The tidal wave of consequences from Hollywood sexual assault seemingly never reached The Ranch star Danny Masterson, even as Netflix executives inadvertently disclosed their dismissal of his accusers. Now, The Ranch has finally let Masterson go, and the actor doesn’t seem to be taking the new…
Alec Baldwin Might Get His Own ABC Talk Show
Alec Baldwin is practically an SNL cast member at this point, but the actor may soon have a more unexpected perch – his own talk show. Reports suggest Baldwin is negotiating with ABC for a new series based on his WNYC radio show, with production potentially starting next week.
‘House of Cards’ Confirms Shortened Final Season Shooting in 2018
Weeks have gone by without much update on House of Cards’ future, and Netflix has finally made it official. Production will resume without Kevin Spacey in 2018, albeit with a modified episode order.
Hank Azaria Says ‘Simpsons’ Considering Apu Changes After Documentary
Simpsons character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon has long-influenced stereotypes about people from India, so much so that comedian Hari Kondabolu made a full documentary about The Problem With Apu. Now, character voice Hank Azaria admits the controversy is “a lot to think about,” as well that…