Morning Meme: Wanda Sykes Opens Up to Ellen, Katie Holmes Is Slutty Pumpkin, and Alan Cumming On Monogamy

Wanda Sykes taped an episode of Ellen on Friday in which she talks
about being diagnosed with breast cancer and having a double Wanda Sykesmastectomy. She
was back out on tour a month after the surgery.

David Kohan and Matt Mutchnick have sold two comedy pilots, both of which have gay
potential. Well, the first, based on two friends, one gay, one straight, has
more than potential, and is based on their own lives. The second is called
Help, and is about a dysfunctional fashion design family and the people who
work for them. And fashion always has gays right? Well, except The
Bold and the Beautiful
.

The FCC has finalized a set of rules designed to help with net
neutrality. In theory it would keep your ISP from throttling your connection if
you use Netflix as opposed to their VOD service. In practice, publishing the
rules just allows the ISPs to sue to block them.

The CW is developing a reality show about extreme musical chairs. Excuse me while
I move to somewhere without cable.

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
says that when he turned 50, AARP sent him a subscription to their magazine. He handled
it better than Whoopi, who is still
angry about receiving it.

In a story that sounds like it’s missing pieces, a high
school water polo coach says he was fired over Facebook pictures showing he was gay.

In a story that is becoming more and more disputed by the
minute, scientists at CERN say they’ve clocked neutrinos moving faster than the speed of light, putting
special relativity into question.

The National Organization for Marriage has announced that Maggie Gallagher is no longer its chairman and they’ve named extremist law
professor Dr. John Eastman in her
place. Gallagher will continue to serve on the board.Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes has been cast on How I Met Your Mother as Slutty Pumpkin, a character last
mentioned in season one. That is one thing I love about this show, their
ability to pick up threads years later.

Marvel is considering having Monster director Patty Jenkins direct Thor
2
. Once you wrap your head around it, it makes sense.

Police have openeKeifer Sutherlandd a criminal investigation into the death of
14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer. There doesn’t seem to be an intent to go for
murder charges, but cyberbullying and hate crime charges against at least three
teens.

The “Speedo Fetish” guy who got into trouble
filming on campus at college is being sued by the swimwear maker for violating their
copyright with his various fetish sites.

Kiefer Sutherland
is confirmed for his return to television in Touch, with Sutherland a
widower and father to a mute, severely autistic son. He then discovers his son has
an amazing ability to see patterns and communicate via gestures and touch.

 I remain more
fascinated by the materials surrounding Workaholics than the show itself.
The Huffington
Post
asked them about the downsides to fame, and two of their answers caught my eye

It’s hazardous to my health. I’m
developing carpel tunnel from all the breasts I’m signing and don’t EVEN get me
started on the dicks.

It’s hard to pee at public urinals
cause I think dudes are trying to see what I’m “packing” more than
usual.

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