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Ga Ga: Idris Elba Guest Stars as the “New Boss” on The Office

idris-elba-the-office-photo Adding to the minority factor of The Office (Stanley Hudson, Kelly Kapoor and Oscar Martinez), hunky actor Idris Elba picked up where Rashida Jones left off as ethnic guest star eye candy on the NBC hit. Playing Dunder Mifflin's new boss Charles Minor (get it?!), Elba made his hunky debut on The Office, shaking up the staff. "Oh my God!" Kelly Kapoor (Mindy Kaling) said of Elba (who can next be seen with Beyonce Knowles in Obsessed). "He's like a black George Clooney!" You can watch the full episode on Hulu.
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Emmy Award Winners List: Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin & 30 Rock Win Big

During the 60th annual Emmy Awards, Blindie was keeping score and we predicted 5 out of the 11 categories. We think we performed quite well. Congrats to Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and the whole 30 Rock cast...Blindie's going bonkers! Here's the list of Emmy Award winners: Outstanding Comedy Series: 30 Rock Outstanding Drama Series: Mad Men Lead Actress in a Comedy: Tina Fey, 30 Rock Lead Actor in a Comedy: Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock Lead Actress in a Drama: Glenn Close, Damages Lead Actor in a Drama: Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad Supporting Actor in a Comedy: Jeremy Piven, Entourage Supporting Actress in a Comedy: Jean Smart, Samantha Who? Supporting Actor in a Drama: Zeljko Ivanek, Damage Supporting Actress in a Drama: Dianne Wiest, In Treatment Host For a Reality or Reality-Competition: Jeff Probst, Survivor
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An Open Letter to Tyra Banks & Cycle 12 of America’s Next Top Model

As The CW’s America’s Next Top Model gets ready to cast diamonds-in-the-rough for Cycle 12, Blindie has a few things for producers to keep in mind. Basically, we still think this guilty pleasure can be saved from itself--and from the claws of Tyra--but only if they get rid of a few of the show's formulaic tendencies. Here's 10 Things Blindie Hates About You, ANTM: 1. Tyra, STOP the dramatics. From your random accents on the panel to your unnatural sadness when kicking contestants off. If we have to hear you say, "I have two beautiful girls standing before me, but I only have one photograph in my hand. That photo represents the girl who is still in the running toward becoming America's Next Top Model…." I think we will have to cut your tongue out! 2. ENOUGH already with the "Smile with Your Eyes" bit. We know how to do it--you've been schooling these girls on smiling with their eyes for 11 cycles now! 3. No more pretty girls with disabilities! From Cycle 1's Amanda (retinitis pigmentosa) to Cycle 2's Mercedes (Lupus) to Cycle 10's Heather (Aspberger’s, a form of autism), we get it: Pretty people have problems too. 4. Stop calling Nigel Barker a "noted fashion photographer! 5. No more plus-sized models. Just develop a spinoff. We are tired of seeing Size 8s dubbed plus-sized because they are in a house full of Size 0s...
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Ga Ga: Idris Elba Guest Stars as the “New Boss” on The Office

idris-elba-the-office-photo Adding to the minority factor of The Office (Stanley Hudson, Kelly Kapoor and Oscar Martinez), hunky actor Idris Elba picked up where Rashida Jones left off as ethnic guest star eye candy on the NBC hit. Playing Dunder Mifflin's new boss Charles Minor (get it?!), Elba made his hunky debut on The Office, shaking up the staff. "Oh my God!" Kelly Kapoor (Mindy Kaling) said of Elba (who can next be seen with Beyonce Knowles in Obsessed). "He's like a black George Clooney!" You can watch the full episode on Hulu.
Read More

Emmy Award Winners List: Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin & 30 Rock Win Big

During the 60th annual Emmy Awards, Blindie was keeping score and we predicted 5 out of the 11 categories. We think we performed quite well. Congrats to Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin and the whole 30 Rock cast...Blindie's going bonkers! Here's the list of Emmy Award winners: Outstanding Comedy Series: 30 Rock Outstanding Drama Series: Mad Men Lead Actress in a Comedy: Tina Fey, 30 Rock Lead Actor in a Comedy: Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock Lead Actress in a Drama: Glenn Close, Damages Lead Actor in a Drama: Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad Supporting Actor in a Comedy: Jeremy Piven, Entourage Supporting Actress in a Comedy: Jean Smart, Samantha Who? Supporting Actor in a Drama: Zeljko Ivanek, Damage Supporting Actress in a Drama: Dianne Wiest, In Treatment Host For a Reality or Reality-Competition: Jeff Probst, Survivor
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An Open Letter to Tyra Banks & Cycle 12 of America’s Next Top Model

As The CW’s America’s Next Top Model gets ready to cast diamonds-in-the-rough for Cycle 12, Blindie has a few things for producers to keep in mind. Basically, we still think this guilty pleasure can be saved from itself--and from the claws of Tyra--but only if they get rid of a few of the show's formulaic tendencies. Here's 10 Things Blindie Hates About You, ANTM: 1. Tyra, STOP the dramatics. From your random accents on the panel to your unnatural sadness when kicking contestants off. If we have to hear you say, "I have two beautiful girls standing before me, but I only have one photograph in my hand. That photo represents the girl who is still in the running toward becoming America's Next Top Model…." I think we will have to cut your tongue out! 2. ENOUGH already with the "Smile with Your Eyes" bit. We know how to do it--you've been schooling these girls on smiling with their eyes for 11 cycles now! 3. No more pretty girls with disabilities! From Cycle 1's Amanda (retinitis pigmentosa) to Cycle 2's Mercedes (Lupus) to Cycle 10's Heather (Aspberger’s, a form of autism), we get it: Pretty people have problems too. 4. Stop calling Nigel Barker a "noted fashion photographer! 5. No more plus-sized models. Just develop a spinoff. We are tired of seeing Size 8s dubbed plus-sized because they are in a house full of Size 0s...
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