TV’s Most Unlikely Spin-Offs

Yesterday’s news that the powers that be at Breaking Bad are contemplating a spin-off series centered on Saul Goodman, Bob Odenkirk’s sleazy lawyer, was a bit of a head-scratcher. Sure, we love Saul as much as anybody, but he’s not just a supporting character (and thus, via precedent, possible spin-off fodder) — he’s also the “comic relief” on a decidedly serious program, meaning that Better Call Saul (or whatever it might be called) would presumably have a tone, style, and length altogether removed from its predecessor. It’d be a peculiar transition, is the point — but it certainly wouldn’t be the strangest spin-off we’ve seen. Examples after the jump. … Read More

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

Today at Flavorpill, we found out what as seen on TV products actually work. We felt Kathie Lee Gifford’s mortifying embarrassment. We enjoyed Neil Patrick Harris’ Tony Awards promos. We adored this artist’s comic strips about failed mobile apps. We got to know Mrs. Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan. We gave a… Read More

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This Week in Buzz

This week at BuzzFeed, we readied ourselves for the 2010 Gathering Of The Juggalos — it’s this weekend! For the adventurers among you, here is what to expect, and here is a handy English/Juggalo dictionary. We could also use a Juggalo Wedding Cake Topper for this collection, if you… Read More

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

Today at Flavorpill, we cowered in fear as we caught a glimpse of Dennis Rodman’s face… upside down. We were pleased to see that Disney payed their respects to Obama by building an animatronic Obama-bot. We were slightly worried by the idea that blogging could become extinct, but cheered up… Read More

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