The Simpsons Had a Theory About the LOST Finale, Too

Matt Cherette · 05/24/10 01:50AM

So, following the LOST finale, it seems that the ~Internet~ is divided. Some loved the series finale that was six years—and countless headdesks—in the making, and some hated it. But! The Simpsons beat everyone with its own prediction.

How Small Town High School Drama Could Destroy Sarah Palin

Adrian Chen · 03/31/10 10:48PM

Willow Palin and her high school buddies trashed a vacant house in Alaska. Now it appears residents of the Mat-Su Valley are pissed that Sarah Palin got Willow off the hook. Watch out, Sarah. The small town scene is brutal.

Damages Makes Ballsy Plot Decision

nightintern · 03/24/10 01:31AM

Since Damages started airing on the FX Network, it's always had a fun—and creative—time playing with viewer expectations. Now, the series is taking the bold step of having an in-show character recreate the first season as a film.

Tonight's 90210 Gave Us Déjà Vu

nightintern · 03/24/10 01:04AM

Did some of the Gawker.TV interns get work at 90210? On tonight's episode, the kids at West Beverly Hills High made some creative editing to a school gossip program. If only cutting up a Heidi Montag interview was this easy...

The 10 Kinds of Television Cameos

Mike Byhoff · 03/22/10 11:45AM

The cameo is one of television's oldest tricks to drum-up interest for a show. But not all cameos are created equal. Inside, a list of the kinds of cameos, why they exist, and just how effective they are.

FX's Justified Is As Good As It Is Bad

Zach Mack · 03/17/10 12:00AM

Tonight was the series premiere of Justified, a new crime drama on the FX Network. Expectations were high due to the network's past success and its star, Deadwood's Timothy Olyphant. Unfortunately, it was kind of disappointing.

Kathy Griffin Takes Over Law & Order: SVU

nightintern · 03/04/10 12:17AM

Kathy Griffin's epic appearance on tonight's Law & Order: SVU did not disappoint: vampires stealing from blood-blanks, love triangles and lesbian kisses. Griffin played the defender of all lesbians under attack in Manhattan, and did so how only she could.

Parenthood: Another Notch on NBC's Failure Belt

Matt Toder · 03/02/10 11:47PM

In another example of the continuing disaster that is NBC, Parenthood—the widely-hyped series based on the 1989 movie—premiered tonight. And as expected, there were a ton of soapy tropes and many a tear shed. Inside, two standout moments.

Tabloids Admirably Cover Genital Scalding

Hamilton Nolan · 07/28/09 08:36AM

In a lesser town, Emmanuel "Ojo" Ojofeitimi would have been just another dude whose wife got angry at him for cheating and poured a cauldron of boiling water over his genitals while he slept. In New York, we have tabloids!

Fashion Houses Are Burning

Hamilton Nolan · 05/28/09 11:28AM

High-end fashion houses selling the most unnecessary of luxury products at outrageous prices: might the collapse of the global economy give them some troubles? Yes, it turns out. Bad troubles.

Revolution Strikes the NYU Food Court!

Hamilton Nolan · 02/19/09 11:00AM

Not to alarm you sheep out there as you go about your bourgeois activities this morning, but you should be aware that that the NYU student center food court has been occupied by revolutionaries!!

New P.T. Anderson Play Shatters Snoopy-Humping Taboo

STV · 08/06/08 05:50PM

The Paul Thomas Anderson Stage Revue we'd mentioned a while back was finally unveiled last night at Largo, where Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph reportedly performed a succession of new sketches with Jon Brion's musical accompaniment. And according to one eyewitness who espied Jack Black and Paul Dano among his fellow attendees, the show was a little less There Will Be Blood than Punch-Drunk Love, with liberal, Altmanesque doses of I Really Don't Feel Like Writing Another Feature-Length Screenplay Right Now tossed in for good measure: