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KFC feels no remorse about making Colonel Sanders unlikeable

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Colonel Sanders, the avuncular, gracious avatar of KFC, is now an antihero

Like the Walter Whites, Don Drapers and other brooding semi-villainous protagonists now commonplace in the modern TV drama, Colonel Sanders 2.0 isn’t meant to be liked. Colonel Sanders, who once would have invited you to enjoy his favorite spiced fried chicken with all the hospitality in the world, does not need your approval

KFC recently debuted a reincarnation of its founder Colonel Harland Sanders in the form of a…

KFC feels no remorse about making Colonel Sanders unlikeable

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Colonel Sanders, the avuncular, gracious avatar of KFC, is now an antihero

Like the Walter Whites, Don Drapers and other brooding semi-villainous protagonists now commonplace in the modern TV drama, Colonel Sanders 2.0 isn’t meant to be liked. Colonel Sanders, who once would have invited you to enjoy his favorite spiced fried chicken with all the hospitality in the world, does not need your approval

KFC recently debuted a reincarnation of its founder Colonel Harland Sanders in the form of a…

Can Sepp Blatter survive the scandal? The nine lives of FIFA’s reviled ‘godfather’

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When a ritzy hotel in Zurich, Switzerland was raided early Wednesday morning and the U.S. Department of Justice announced indictments of 14 people, including top executives from FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, a very notable name was left off the list: Sepp Blatter

Blatter’s absence was notable not just because it boggles the mind how the president of an organization rife with corruption could have clean hands. It’s also notable for his reputation among soccer fans. Blatter, FIFA’s…

2 of Letterman’s final ‘Top 10′ jokes were written by an intern

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Take this as a reminder to always be nice to the intern, not only because they’re people, but because they may be your boss one day.

For David Letterman’s final run on The Late Show, he invited a star-studded cast to perform his popular “Top 10″ skit. Celebs like Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jim Carrey let him have it in the final list, sharing what they’ve always wanted to say to the late-night star.

But it…

13 Don Draper fan theories for life after ‘Mad Men’

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Don Draper did not die in the Mad Men series finale, despite what many dreaded or hoped for, depending on your take on the show’s smooth-talking, hot mess of an anti-hero.

Despite opening up with a high speed desert drive, this was no Mad Men: Fury Road. Instead, Don went on a spiritual journey in California to finally buy what someone else was selling for a change.

We left Don while in the midst of an apparent enlightenment,…

Long live Steggy: ‘Mad Men’ ends with satisfying love confession

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Warning: Spoilers from the Mad Men series finale below.

In the end, Peggy and Stan were the big winners of the Mad Men series finale.

After watching Peggy Olson and Stan Rizzo dance around each other for years, Mad Men fans actually got something they’ve been waiting for: the ultimate “Steggy” moment.

While everyone was worried about Don’s ultimate fate, Peggy and Stan gave fans the perfect TV kiss after finally confessing their burning…

The King of Blues, B.B. King, has died

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B.B. King, “The king of Blues,” a Mississippi-born son of sharecroppers whose shimmering guitar leads and endless touring schedule came to define the blues across multiple generations, has died. He was 89.

King, who had been in hospice care at his home in Las Vegas after falling ill earlier this year, died peacefully in his sleep at 9:40 p.m. PDT Thursday, his attorney Brent Bryson told The Associated Press. Deteriorating health had caused King to be hospitalized twice since April.

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Which superhero does your state love the most?

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Black Widow fans, pack your bags for New Mexico.

Search website PicClick analyzed Google Trends data to figure out where the most dedicated superhero fans live. As it turns out, Batman‘s best fans aren’t in Gotham; they’re in Texas.

Naturally, New Yorkers are the number one fans of Daredevil because no one else can truly appreciate a Hell’s Kitchen vigilante.

Where do you find your fellow comic book superfans? Just…

Tom Brady suspended 4 games, Patriots fined $1 million over Deflategate

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Rejoice, oh ye fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Buffalo Bills, Jacksonville Jaguars and Dallas CowboysTom Brady will not be on the field when the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots play your teams

The NFL suspended Brady for four games at the start of the 2015-16 season on Monday and fined the Patriots $1 million after a recent report said Brady likely knew that the team deflated its footballs below the legal limit in the AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts…

6 games for when you’re ready to level up beyond ‘Candy Crush’

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Casual mobile games are the perfect introduction for new gamers. They’re cheap, easy and deliver quick hits of satisfaction to the player. In fact, some of the biggest fans of Candy Crush Saga, Plants vs Zombies or Flappy Bird may not even consider themselves gamers

But some of those casual fans are curious. They know there must be other options to explore, other games that offer more complexity, more nuance, and yes, more fun. But with thousands of game apps – not to mention the huge…