'True Blood' does the time warp
June 27th, 2011
10:45 AM ET

'True Blood' does the time warp

There’s only one word to describe the first few minutes of last night’s “True Blood” premiere: woof.

We picked up where we left off when Sookie joined hands with her fairy godmother Claudine and vanished from Bon Temps in a flash of light to parts unknown. It was an avalanche of suck from there.

Sookie reappeared in a gauzy, watercolor alt-universe furnished with leftover set pieces from a poorly funded community theater production of "Romeo and Juliet."

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Neil Patrick Harris is ready for a wedding
June 27th, 2011
10:28 AM ET

Neil Patrick Harris is ready for a wedding

After New York’s historic decision to legalize gay marriage, Neil Patrick Harris and his longtime partner David Burtka are looking forward to a wedding of their own.

The 38-year-old actor tweeted Friday, “I'd sure love to get married. Please, NY Senate, vote in favor of marriage equality today. My family would really appreciate it.”

After the announcement came that New York signed the same-sex marriage bill into law, Harris could hardly contain his tweeted elation.

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June 27th, 2011
10:12 AM ET

Steve-O on what it's like being a sober 'Jackass'

After learning about “Jackass” stuntman Ryan Dunn’s fatal crash on Monday, Stephen Glover - better known as Steve-O - postponed his “Entirely Too Much Information Tour,” which incorporates a mix of stand-up comedy and stunts.

In addition to canceling six shows at the Punch Line Comedy Club in Sacramento, California, Steve-O tweeted last Monday, “I don't know what to say, except I love Ryan Dunn and I'm really going to miss him.” (Since the news first broke, we’ve learned Dunn, 34, was traveling up to 140 mph with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.196 percent when his car crashed on a Pennsylvania highway.)

Three days before his cast mate and friend’s untimely death, I talked to Steve-O about his new memoir, “Professional Idiot,” and what it’s like being a sober “Jackass”:

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