‘The Bachelor’ avoids making history, yet again, in favor of another boring white guy

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Fox News Neil Cavuto is pretending to not work for state media again. DO NOT CONGRATULATE.

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Oh, look, here’s a bunch of ‘Game of Thrones’ stuff just as the final round of Emmy voting begins.

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We now have the script for the final episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ and I have one pretty big issue with it.

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Busy Philipps wants you to share your abortion story with #YouKnowMe

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‘Fleabag,’ ‘Catch-22,’ ‘The Bachelorette,’ one thousand season finales, the series finales of ‘Game of Thrones,’ and ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ and everything else you don’t want to miss on TV this week (I’m exhausted)

 

 

 

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‘Saturday Night Live’: Maybe comedy just isn’t Kit Harington’s thing?

Saturday Night Live
Kit Harington & Sara Bareilles
April 6, 2019

Kit Harington is perfect as Game of Thrones‘ Jon Snow. The role mostly consists of brooding, wearing a heavy coat and rocking a beard, and at those things, Harington is one of the best. However, as it turns out, these skills do not translate easily to comedy as we learned on last night’s weak Saturday Night Live. I rooting for Harington to pull it off, but, unfortunately, he was stiff and unsure, and at moments clearly uncomfortable performing in front of a live audience. Also, there was the matter of his American accent which … oof.

I don’t mean to blame Harington for this mediocre episode — the writing was dreadful, with concepts either ridiculously simplistic (“nerds are nerdy!” “a doctor who is about to perform a rectal exam has long fingernails!”) or just outright baffling, and he really didn’t stand much of a chance. That said, there were some fun Game of Thrones references, both in Harington’s monologue and in one pretty terrific sketch. But one sketch and a monologue are not enough to carry an entire episode.

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In today’s onslaught of ‘Game of Thrones’ news: is Jon riding a dragon in this new footage?

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I’m going to be honest, this is post is full of bummers. But I’ve tucked some John Mulaney talking about cannibals in here to make it a little more palatable.

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