…OF THE DAY

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Tom and Jerry

  • NOSTALGIA RAPE: A Tom & Jerry film franchise is currently in the works. Before you get excited, I have two words for you: Scooby-Doo. Also, Alvin & The Chipmunks. Also Garfield. Also Underdog. Also Garfield: A Tale Of Two Kitties. Also anything else ever CGI’d. That was more than two words, but you get the idea. (Radar)
  • PROVOCATIVE ARTIST: Britney’s single “If You Seek Amy” has been edited by radio stations after generating controversy for its phonetic spelling-out of the F-word. No news on whether or not she’ll have to censor her other single, “See You Next Tuesday, Amy.” (MTV)
  • SERIOUSLY OMG: Dakota Fanning will reportedly play the vampire Jane in the next installment of Twilight. If that sentence were written in Sanskrit, it would mean about the same to me. (EW)
  • THIS SUCKS: Microsoft announced plans to cut 5,000 jobs over the next 18 months. Damn…just how much did that retarded Bill Gates / Jerry Seinfeld commercial cost? (WSJ)
  • TERMINOLOGY: The Lost Season 5 premiere drew 11 million viewers overall, though the number jumps 35% if you factor in “DVR Penetration”. I’m not sure what other people are doing with their DVRs — I mean, I really like mine too, but… (Variety)