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.
Report: There’s a Chance Apple Might Buy Netflix
In this era of giant media corporations swallowing one another, another major acquisition might be on the horizon. Industry analysts are predicting that an influx of Apple cash might soon lead to a flashy purchase for the tech giant; with Netflix itself painted as a prime target.
Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars’ Princess Leia, Dies at 60
Terrible news to confirm today, as a beloved icon and Star Wars star’s condition has taken a turn for the worse. Carrie Fisher, actress behind both Princess and General Leia, has passed away at age 60. The revered actress and comedic presence had earlier suffered a heart attack en-route from London to Los Angeles.
David Bowie Almost Returned to ‘Twin Peaks’ for 2017 Revival
For a revival yet to reveal a single scrap of footage, photos or plot detail, Showtime’s 2017 Twin Peaks managed to attract near everyone in Hollywood to join its expansive cast. That said, not everyone could return for David Lynch’s eternally weird murder-mystery, and it seems the passing of David Bowie denied us yet another high-profile appearance.
NBC’s Insane ‘Wizard of Oz’ Reboot ‘Emerald City’ Gets First Photos
It’s taken far longer than a trip over the rainbow to finally get NBC Wizard of Oz reboot Emerald City clicking its heels, but even without a formal premiere date, the first official photos have arrived. Meet your post-apocalyptic Dorothy, Toto, Scarecrow and even one fabulous-looking witch in a first look at Emerald City!
SNL Will Air an All-Prince Tribute Special on Saturday
SNL had always intended to take off the coming weekend in preparation for its final May shows, but given the tragic passing of music icon Prince, NBC will pay tribute to the late star with a special highlight of the artist’s musical performances.
SNL Releases Peter Dinklage’s Full ‘Space Pants,’ Because You Needed It
SNL has had only a moderate April, between hosts Peter Dinklage, Russell Crowe and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, but fans can easily agree on at least one gem: “Space Pants.” Were there further need to settle the debate, SNL has obliged with full-length rendition of the interstellar track, Gwen Stefani and all.
Doris Roberts, Star of ‘Everybody Loves Raymond,’ Dies at 90
Sad news for fans of veteran actor and multiple Emmy-winner Doris Roberts, as the iconic Everybody Loves Raymond star has passed away. Apart from her famed role as Ray’s mother Marie Barone, Roberts is also remembered for her work on Broadway.
Netflix Prices Will Rise in May for 17 Million Subscribers
Streaming markets are still evolving, between features available, tiered subscriptions, pricing and more, and Netflix, granddaddy of them all, will soon up their prices without a majority of customers realizing. Say goodbye to those grandfathered into the Standard Netflix subscription, as you’ll be forking over an additional $2.00 each month without realizing.
‘Walking Dead’ Fans Petition AMC to Reveal Season 6 Finale Death
Fires are still raging among The Walking Dead fandom after Sunday’s cliffhanger finale “Last Day on Earth,” which obscured a major death until the seventh season this coming fall. We’ve heard showrunners back up the decisions, but thousands of fans are still demanding resolution, drafting an actual petition for AMC to reveal the victim.
‘Sharknado: The 4th Awakens’ Sets July Premiere for This Galaxy
Sharknado sequels haven’t always put too much effort into their titles, but with a fourth installment now chumming the waters around July, there has been an awakening. Oh yes, Sharknado: The 4th Awakens has officially set a July premiere with a brand-new poster.