Morning Meme: Chris Colfer Hated “Candles,” Teddy’s “90210″ Wedding, and “Arrested Development” Returns To Screens Big and Small

 

Chris Colfer
appeared at the New Yorker Festival on Saturday, and the report is fairly
exciting. He all but confirmed the spoiler about episode Chris Colferfive. He said he and
Blaine were like Lucy and Ricky (Kurt is Lucy). He admitted he didn’t like
singing “Candles” on the show. When asked about what Broadway roles
he’d love to play, he said “I haven’t written them yet.” The whole article is great, and the video is cute.

Dolphin Tale ruled the weekend box office, edging out Moneyball
for the crown. Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s
50/50
debuted at 4th with $9 million, though the blame for that one seems to be
landing on writer/costar Seth Rogen.

During his HRC speech over the weekend, President
Obama
joked “Thank you so much. It is great to be back. I see a lot of
friends in the house. I appreciate the chance to join you tonight. I also took
a trip out Lady Gagato California last week, where I held some productive bilateral
talks with your leader, Lady Gaga.
She was wearing 16-inch heels. She was eight feet tall. It was a little
intimidating.”

The Washington Post comes out in favor of lifting the ban on gay men giving
blood. Sadly, I veered down into the comments. WaPo moderates their
comment section, so all you see is “This comment has been deleted by a
moderator for violating the site’s discussion policy.” Things must have
gotten nasty.

DARPA, the land of big dreams and basically unlimited money,
has a project out for some fancy underwear for soldiers providing projectile
protection, and even harvesting energy from movement to charge accessories. But
do they offer wedgie protection?

Country singer Toby
Keith
has again reiterated his support for marriage equality, saying “First
of all, we’re going to stop somebody from getting a marriage license because
they’re gay? You won’t stop them from living together, so what have you
Toby Keithaccomplished? … Wasting a lot of money here and a lot of time that could be
spent working on this deficit that we’re under … I never saw the reasoning
behind getting in people’s personal lives.” He loses a few points with his
thoughts on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and women in combat, but at least he’s
consistent, if a bit sexist.

Michael Musto has
something to say to the haters out there, and it’s NSFW.

Hallmark is doing big business in a new card line – for unemployment cards. That’s right – so many people are
losing their jobs that it’s now profitable to have a sympathy card line about
it.

Has Glee lost its musical mojo by focusing on show tunes? The latest
releases are peaking at the middle of the chart instead of the top, down 50% or
more.

Star Trek is going to have a comic book that explores the Star
Trek: ToS
episodes, but in the universe Star Trekaltered by the latest big
screen film, with Vulcan destroyed and a younger Kirk. As the new movie approaches, it will start to foreshadow the
plotline and introduce characters for the movie.

Belgrade Pride was canceled because the police are evidently incompetent.

TV Guide has a first look image from 90210′s episode in which Teddy gets “married” in a
tacky Las Vegas chapel by an Elvis impersonator.

Hey, look, I went to a thing.

Thomas Jane talks
about the gay thing a lot in this interview. And he says we took his
“penis in mouth” comment too seriously. Then he drops the bombshell
that “Hey, you grow up as an artist in a big city, as James Dean said, you’re going to have one arm tied behind your back
if you don’t accept people’s sexual flavors. You know, when I was a kid out
here in L.A., I was homeless, I didn’t have any money and I was living in my
car. I was 18. I wasn’t Arrested Developmentaverse to going down to Santa Monica Boulevard and
letting a guy buy me a sandwich. Know what I mean?” h/t  cufflinksandtie

And the big news is that it appears that Arrested
Development
is going to do another season, then release the movie,
probably in 2013, according to co-creator Mitch
Hurwitz
, and confirmed by Will
Arnett
via Twitter from the bathroom, where he was peeing next to Jason Bateman. Early articles indicated
no network was attached to air the new episodes, but Deadline reports that Netflix is probably the outlet for
the new season.

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