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Marvel unveils black Captain America, female Thor

Published:   |   Updated: July 18, 2014 at 02:25 PM

Marvel unveils black Captain America, female Thor It looks like Marvel picked this week to show the world that people other than white men can be star superheroes.

Weird Al Yankovic is making this a very good week

Published:   |   Updated: July 16, 2014 at 01:38 PM

Weird Al Yankovic is blowing up the internet this week like a big, wacky atom bomb filled with frizzy hair and scraps of Hawaiian shirts.

Get excited for this ‘Ghostbusters’ 30th anniversary re-release trailer

Published:   |   Updated: July 11, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Get excited for this ‘Ghostbusters’ 30th anniversary re-release trailer Remain calm, don’t cross the streams, and if anyone asks you if you’re a god, you SAY YES.

Seinfeld emoji are masters of their digital domain

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Seinfeld emoji are masters of their digital domain Here’s the spongeworthiest news of the week: someone has created Seinfeld emoji.

Fallon heats up Orlando, touts Universal’s Diagon Alley

Published:   |   Updated: June 17, 2014 at 01:08 PM

Fallon heats up Orlando, touts Universal’s Diagon Alley
Jimmy Fallon kicked off a week of “The Tonight Show” at Universal Resorts in Orlando Monday in Florida fashion — as Crockett (with sidekick Steve Higgins as Tubbs) from the NBC cop drama “Miami Vice.”...

Confession: No crying during ‘Fault in Our Stars’

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Confession: No crying during ‘Fault in Our Stars’
I had to laugh reading PopWatch Confessional: I didn’t cry once during ‘Fault in Our Stars’ on Entertainment Weekly’s website.

Citrus County invites Jimmy Fallon to swim with manatees

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Citrus County invites Jimmy Fallon to swim with manatees
Citrus County tourism officials are wooing Jimmy Fallon after the late night host announced he was bringing the “Tonight Show” on a road trip to Orlando in June....

‘Dolphin Tale 2’ poster revealed

Published:   |   Updated: May 30, 2014 at 03:48 PM

‘Dolphin Tale 2’ poster revealed
Clearwater Marine Aquarium is celebrating the reveal of the poster for “Dolphin Tale 2,” scheduled to open in theaters on Sept. 19.

Steve Perry surprises concertgoers with performance

Published:   |   Updated: May 27, 2014 at 04:20 PM

With so many Journey songs recently making a huge comeback on “Glee,” I’ve frequently Googled “what happened to Steve Perry.”

Watch: Will Ferrell drum battles doppleganger Chad Smith on ‘Tonight Show’

Published:   |   Updated: May 23, 2014 at 10:24 AM

The suspense had been building for months, ever since a fan on Reddit asked Will Ferrell about his uncanny resemblance to Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith — who basically looks like Ferrell, but with a backwards hat.