AfterElton Briefs: “Saturday Night Glee-ver,” Madonna Sets A Dubious Record, and Rick Santorum Calls It A Day

  • Birthday shoutouts go to Alex Pettyfer (above), who is 22, my beloved Katrina Leskanich is 52, hockey ally Sean Avery is 32, Charlie Hunnam is 32, Michael Pitt is 31, and Mandy Moore is 28. I don’t know much Mandy music, but I love “Extraordinary,” from a few years ago.

  • Right on cue, HBO has renewed Game Of Thrones for a third season.
  • In ratings news, Smash was down a bit, and hit a series low. But it’s already been renewed, so don’t panic.
  • Sean Hayes on making The Three Stooges. He seems a bit … cranky.
  • TV Line has some pics from Glee‘s next two episodes, “Saturday Night Glee-ver,” and their Whitney Houston tribute, “Dance With Somebody.” Here’s one pic I chose completely at random. Oh, it’s Darren!

  • Rick Santorum has suspended his presidential bid. You know, you dream about these moments, but when they happen … you don’t know what to say. Actually, I do know what to say. Thank you, Rick … for waiting until after today’s Liveblog to clog up the airwaves with your announcement!
  • Alison Sweeney was a guest on Ellen‘s show today, and they played a spirited game of Giant Jenga. The ending would make Will Horton laugh his ass off.

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  • Speaking of Days Of Our Lives, this interview with co-executive producer Greg Meng does not fill me with hope about the future of Will’s storyline.
  • Congrats to the perfectly named Bubba Watson, who won the Masters on Sunday. Of course, I best remember him as the shirtless overall one in The Golf Boys.

  • Congrats to Doctor1984, who was the first to correctly guess yesterday’s Pixuzzle™ © ®

  • Here’s today’s Pixuzzle™ © ®. Below you can see characters from a famous movie. Can you name it?

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