Nick Nadel is the managing editor of TheFW.com. He has written for HBO, The Onion, Martha Stewart, AMCTV.com and pretty much every other TV channel with a website. He also likes cheese and '70s soft rock. Follow him on Twitter and write to him at "Escape."
15 Awesome Vintage PSAs You Probably Forgot
Children of the '80s and '90s pretty much learned everything they need to know from TV. (It was basically like a third parent.) Besides "very special" sitcom episodes, one of the major ways we learned about how to say no to drugs and avoid "stranger danger" was from public service announcements.
See the Cast of ‘Groundhog Day’ Then and Now
When it was released in 1993, 'Groundhog Day' was only a modest success at the box office. But thanks to a hilarious lead performance from Bill Murray, an original script cowritten and directed by Harold Ramis and a cast that includes familiar faces like Chris Elliott and Andie MacDowell, it has gone on to become a comedy classic.
The 5 Most Annoying Reactions to the ‘Breaking Bad’ Finale
You may be annoyed with some of the things your friends are posting on Facebook and Twitter about the 'Breaking Bad' finale. We are too, and thus decided to offer up a list of some of the most irritating reactions people are having towards the finale of (un)arguably the greatest show of all time.
‘Worst Twerk Fail Ever’ Video Actually a Jimmy Kimmel Hoax
So remember the video of the twerking girl who accidentally set herself on fire? Remember how we all got a good laugh out of it? Remember how everyone from YouTube commenters to morning news shows dubbed it "the end of the twerking craze as we know it"? Well, turns out it was all a hoax perpetuated by that merry prankster Jimmy Kimmel.
That Inspirational Bill Watterson Cartoon You’re Sharing Isn’t Actually By Bill Watterson
If you've checked your Facebook feed lately, chances are you've seen a friend, coworker, acquaintance or former middle school teacher sharing a "new" inspirational Bill Watterson cartoon. Except, it's not actually by the reclusive artist behind the beloved 'Calvin and Hobbes' comic strip.
Avril Lavigne Makes Out with Winnie Cooper, Fights BearShark in ‘Rock N Roll’ Video
When was the last time you thought about Avril Lavigne? 2003? Oh. Well, get ready to flashback to a time when you cared about her particular brand of punk pop, because her new video for 'Rock N Roll' features two of the internet's favorite things -- grown-up '80s TV stars and BearShark.
Watch Mike Tyson Completely Fail While Playing ‘Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out’
This video from Fox Sports would have us believe that Mike Tyson has never played the classic Nintendo game that shares his name. Actually, considering all the trouble Iron Mike got into during the '80s, that's probably accurate.
5 More Things Domino’s Should Apologize For
Does Domino's suffer from low self-esteem? It would seem so, if the Facebook posting below that has been going around the Web is any indication.
Hallmark’s New Winnie the Pooh Ornament Is Just Wrong
It's officially after Thanksgiving, which means it's time for Hallmark to roll out their annual collection of new adorable collectible ornaments. But amid the miniature Snoopys and Jack Skellingtons comes this $12.95 abomination:
20 Things From Your Childhood Disney Could Still Buy
As you've probably heard, Disney plunked down $4 billion in Disney dollars to purchase Lucasfilm. So now in addition to Marvel, the Mouse House also owns 'Star Wars' and 'Indiana Jones.' Now rumor has it they might also snap up the Hasbro toy company, making them the owners of Lego, GI Joe, Monopoly and more. Clearly Disney is on a quest to own everything from your childhood.
A Public Service Announcement Regarding ‘Frankenstorm’
As you probably know, over 60 million Americans are currently awaiting the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, aka "Frankenstorm." The mix of a powerful hurricane and a wintry storm has caused Sandy to be dubbed "Frankenstorm" by the media. But as you're Tweeting and Facebook-ing and meme-ing about "Frankenstorm," we ask that you heed our public service announcement... Read M
The Best Costumes From New York Comic Con
The New York Comic Con took place at the Big Apple's Javits Center this past weekend, and we went to check out the fun. Here are some pictures of our favorite attendees. Because what would Comic Con be without the cosplayers? Just a convention of really talented and interesting people talking about comics and nerd stuff. Not nearly as fun.