Looking back on a week in which we were lucky just to survive ...
• It was another great week for Jackman! X-Men Origins: Wolverine was a hit at the box office and on BitTorrent.
• Despite fears that NBC's fall prime-time lineup would be wholly comprised of Leno, infomercials, and repurposed SNL skits, Ben Silverman unveiled a schedule featuring actual new shows! To convey their appreciation, the TV gods delayed the release of this week's ratings.
• Director Scarlett Johansson suffered a minor setback.
• Amazon released the world's largest Kindle, though they forgot to teach it the name of our president. Borders seized the opportunity to sell some actual books.
• An apparent disagreement between a few animals caused an art-world uproar.
• Coldplay ripped off everybody.
• Allison Iraheta was voted off American Idol. Meanwhile, these twoclowns will see another week.
• Who earned a coveted Tony nomination? Who didn't?
• Will Star Trekbe the next Watchmen? Will the Star Trek porno be the next Watchmen porno?
• Things that made us sad: The Jonas Brothers disappointed. DreamWorks turned down Nick Cave's Gladiator 2 screenplay. Dom DeLuise made a cannonball run to heaven.
• Vulture partied with Judd Apatow, premiered Woody Allen's new minimalist movie poster, and attempted to identify the song of the summer.
• Public servant Kal Penn told Obama where to stick it and plotted his return to Hollywood.
• We still have no idea what's happening on Lost.
• Terminator: Salvation got a little less stabby.
• And then Nicolas Cage killed everyone. Have a nice weekend!
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Published at 9:12 PM EDT on Jul 17, 2009 | Updated at 10:40 AM EDT on May 10, 2009
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