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Ranking Pop Culture’s Imaginary Boyfriends and Girlfriends

Have you ever had a fake boyfriend or girlfriend? Y’know, someone who spontaneously sends you flowers, chocolates, letters, and all that lovey-dovey stuff, but actually doesn’t exist? If you’ve had one, don’t feel too embarrassed. After all, everyone from Jan Brady to Napoleon Dynamite has succumbed to the odd urge to fabricate a relationship as to impress those around them. After the jump, we’ve gathered nine imaginary boyfriends and girlfriends from pop culture and rated ’em from worst to best. So, if you’re in the market for a new, exciting fake romance, click through to see what we’d consider somewhat acceptable. … Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Production has been shut down on the current season of Two And A Half Men, prompting Charlie Sheen to write an open letter to TMZ about the show’s creator, Chuck Lorre. Among the highlights: “I wish him nothing but pain in his silly travels especially if they wind up in my octagon. Clearly I… Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: The Links That Made the Rounds In Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we watched Alison Brie and Gillian Jacobs share a “moment” on the set of Community. We visited Kraft’s 400,000 square foot underground cheese cave. We wondered if everyone is drinking their bagels in the future, then that means that we’ll have to chew our Bloody Marys… Read More

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Is the World Ready for a South Park Musical?

Could our favorite foul-mouthed fourth graders be coming to Broadway? Well, we’re not exactly sure yet. What we do know is that that Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and Robert Lopez, the composer of Avenue Q, are working on a new musical that will run in August and September at New York Theatre… Read More

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What’s on at Flavorpill: Links That Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we enjoyed Kanye’s comparison of his current plight to that of Gaylord Focker. We were extremely excited to read that The Footnotes of Mad Men is becoming a book! We were glad to hear that Avenue Q has found a new NYC home Off Broadway. We listened to a… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Cultural Stories

1. Avenue Q has announced that it’s closing on September 13th. [via The Awl]
2. A director’s cut of Watchmen (which if you’ll remember, didn’t do so hot the first time around) will hit theaters the weekend before the film’s July 21 DVD release. [via Reuters]
3. No-name actors are ruling… Read More

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