Furious Internet to Jaime Lannister: “Incest: You’re Doing It Wrong”


A great deal of Internet ink was expended yesterday over a scene in the third episode of Season Four of Game of Thrones, HBO’s runaway dungeons-and-dragons hit. Spoiler alert: In case somehow you missed it, in the scene Jaime Lannister rapes his twin sister Cersei in the shadow of a bier bearing the corpse of their eldest son, Joffrey, a.k.a. The King Nobody Liked. The commentariat rose up en masse because in the scene, Cersei protests vehemently when Jaime starts to kiss her; her protests heat up even further as his passion (or wrath, or resentment) does; finally, she returns his kisses as they fall to the floor to consummate the act.

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WATCH: Philly’s Abbi Jacobson Takes Broad City to Cannes

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Philly Broad City star Abbi Jacobson — along with co-star Ilana Glazer, producer Amy Poehler, and other show creators — went to Cannes to lead a keynote at the annual MIPTV conference. The whole thing was captured in the video below, which features Jacobson and Glazer talking about how Broad City began, and eventually became one of Comedy Central’s most popular shows (according to Viacom it 1.2 million viewers per episode in the U.S.)

Tina Fey Helps Jon Hamm Cope With the End of Mad Men

Oooh, Jon and Tina make a good couple, huh?

Oooh, Jon and Tina make a good couple, huh?

The first episode of the final season of Mad Men aired last night on AMC, a bittersweet moment for fans who are happy to welcome it back but leery about inching closer to a life sans Don and Peggy. For star Jon Hamm, though, the end has already come. How’s he coping with the loss? With a little help from hometown girl Tina Fey. Huffington Post reports:

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How Will the Real Stephen Colbert Play on The Late Show?

Photo | AP, Jason DeCrow

Photo | AP, Jason DeCrow

Dear Stephen (May I call you Stephen?),

Yesterday’s sudden announcement that you’re leaving The Colbert Report to replace David Letterman on The Late Show left me reeling. In fact, I threw up a little.

Like millions of others — some of them imaginary — I am a loyal member of Colbert Nation. I pledge my allegiance to you, and only you, at 11:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, on Comedy Central. You are my hero.

My problem is twofold, Stephen (May I call you Stephen?). As a Colbert Report fan, I’m having abandonment issues. As a Penn professor, I’m worried what your departure will mean for my course, “Stewart-Colbert: Cool News.”

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Always Sunny Renewed for Two More Seasons

AV Club reports: “Defying the life expectancy for characters who behave like that, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia has been renewed for two more seasons—which will bring the length of show’s run to 12 seasons, making it the second-longest-running live-action comedy in TV history, tied with My Three Sons.” We’re making history, Philly! That means two more years of actors stealing into town for a few days for exterior shots, and posing for locals who post the pics to Facebook and Twitter.

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The #CancelColbert Controversy: Should Racial Insensitivity Be a Fireable Offense?


Twitter is one of those places where there is always outrage, and sometimes it’s hard to tell which part of the outrage war really has legs.

Last week, Stephen Colbert found himself in the middle of crossfire for a tweet from the Colbert Report deemed offensive to Asians.

Quickly, a #CancelColbert hashtag gained momentum in protest. Colbert has since acknowledged the tweet (which came from the show’s account, not his) in the same brand of schtick and satire, satisfying few:

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