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What to watch and listen to this week: Rabbits podcast, 'Downward Dog' on ABC

What to watch and listen to this week: Rabbits podcast, 'Downward Dog' on ABC

Plug in Rabbits About 30 seconds into listening to Rabbits, I was hooked. The new podcast from the Public Radio Alliance upends the traditional serial radio docudrama style with a story that sounds almost too real. PRA producer Carly Parker is the ...
Published: 05/15/17
On 'SNL,' Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer emerges from the bushes (w/video)

On 'SNL,' Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer emerges from the bushes (w/video)

After such a busy news week, and with the White House press operation especially in the spotlight, there was plenty of anticipation ahead of Melissa McCarthy hosting "Saturday Night Live." The buildup grew when cellphone video and photos emerged Frid...
Published: 05/14/17
On 'SNL,' Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer emerges from the bushes (w/video)

On 'SNL,' Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer emerges from the bushes (w/video)

After such a busy news week, and with the White House press operation especially in the spotlight, there was plenty of anticipation ahead of Melissa McCarthy hosting "Saturday Night Live." The buildup grew when cellphone video and photos emerged Frid...
Published: 05/14/17
That was Melissa McCarthy, not Sean Spicer, riding a motorized podium in New York City

That was Melissa McCarthy, not Sean Spicer, riding a motorized podium in New York City

NEW YORK — Melissa McCarthy has gone into the streets of Manhattan to lampoon White House press secretary Sean Spicer.  The comedian was captured on video Friday morning riding a motorized podium in midtown while dressed as Spicer, presuma...
Published: 05/12/17
From 'Nugget Boy' to #DiddyCrop, here's the best pop culture had to offer this week

From 'Nugget Boy' to #DiddyCrop, here's the best pop culture had to offer this week

Nicki Minaj makes it rain on Twitter The rapper was feeling particularly generous this past week, shelling out thousands of dollars on her fan's college expenses.The Super Bass star was tweeting about a Billboard Music Awards contest when sh...
Published: 05/12/17
What to watch this weekend: 'Anne with an E' on Netflix, 'I Love Dick' on Amazon

What to watch this weekend: 'Anne with an E' on Netflix, 'I Love Dick' on Amazon

Not the Anne you're expecting: Anne with an E This new series may come from Breaking Bad writer Moira Walley-Beckett, but it doesn't involve Anne becoming a meth dealer. But Anne With an E does take a grittier look at Anne's troubled childhood before...
Published: 05/12/17
'Stranger Things,' 'Walking Dead' and 'Underworld' stars added to Tampa Bay Comic Con

'Stranger Things,' 'Walking Dead' and 'Underworld' stars added to Tampa Bay Comic Con

Here's a quick update on the celebrity guests added to the lineup for Tampa Bay Comic Con since we last posted about it. Joe Keery, who plays Steve Harrington on Stranger Things (and will be playing Ybor City with his band next month). Khary Pay...
Published: 05/11/17
Wonder Woman burger from Tampa captivates the Internet with its Amazonian physique

Wonder Woman burger from Tampa captivates the Internet with its Amazonian physique

South Tampa comfort food experts Datz caught the attention of food bloggers this week with the creation of a ridiculously high-stacked, Wonder Woman-themed cheeseburger. The Amazon Warrior Burger features two patties and three sourdoug...
Published: 05/11/17
Someone started a GoFundMe campaign to engrave 'Family Guy' quotes and Internet memes on the Tampa Riverwalk

Someone started a GoFundMe campaign to engrave 'Family Guy' quotes and Internet memes on the Tampa Riverwalk

When the people who frequent r/Tampa, reddit.com's discussion board for all things Tampa related, put their collective digital might together, things can happen (case in point: this Lightning logo). Does that mean the Tampa Riverwalk c...
Published: 05/11/17
Survivor recap: The loved ones visit and Brad Culpepper finds balance

Survivor recap: The loved ones visit and Brad Culpepper finds balance

I’ll admit it. The Survivor “loved ones” episode is my favorite every season. They’ve done this since the beginng in 2000 — 34 seasons ago if you are counting. But I don't love it because I'm a sentimental sap, though I ...
Published: 05/11/17