The nerds at FiveThrityEight studied ‘The Bachelor’ because they have to fill the time until the midterms somehow.

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#MeToo and why I’ll never shut up about it.

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ADIOS, MOFO: Danny Masterson finally — FINALLY! — fired from ‘The Ranch’

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Larry David and the Astros appear on a ‘Saturday Night Live’ that was pretteh, pretteh, pretteh all over the place

Saturday Night Live
“Larry David & Miley Cyrus”
November 4, 2017

Larry David hosted Saturday Night Live for the second time last night and it was … not great. For instance, in the monologue, what should have been a fun stand-up routine by an experienced comedian ended up being an exercise in awkwardness as David bombed repeatedly before ending on a potentially offensive note. Though there were a few bright spots — Aidy Bryant’s Huckabee Sanders is coming into its own, for instance — late into the episode, my younger son wondered about a sketch: “is this as bad or worse than Larry David making concentration camp jokes?” — which pretty much sums up the night.

Not even the handful of Houston Astros who made an appearance in celebration of their World Series win could save the episode, seemingly wandering in as an afterthought, only to be manhandled by Leslie Jones. All in all, everyone deserved better.

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AMC just suggested there could be 50 more years of ‘The Walking Dead’ so I’m just going to go back to bed now.

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The World Series — which is going to kill me — is claiming TV victims, too

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