Flappy Bird Will Be Gone By Tomorrow Night

Mobile game addicts better get ready to flex those index fingers and play the crap out of Flappy Bird, because the creator of the massively popular game says he’s “sorry,” but he’s taking it off the app store in 22 hours.

And that was at 11 a.m., so you have until tomorrow night (approximately 8:02 p.m.) to not leave the floor, bed, couch or chair you normally relax in with Meyer lemon curd remnants all over your slob face.

One Kotaku commenter wrote, “I read this as, “Oh shit, I’m REALLY getting attention for stealing artwork and I know how Nintendo is about their IP. I’m hopefully going to cash out before they come after me,” and I’m pretty sure he hit the nail on the head. While the creator said he wasn’t removing it for legal reasons, it probably was a preemptive strike.

Alan Ball Gives Up On His ‘True Blood’ Vampire Baby, Shifts Focus To New Show

Alan Ball, previously known for writing American Beauty and creating Six Feet Under, unleashed True Blood in 2008

A show about a mind-reading waitress in a world where vampires were a recent reality.

There were also shifters, werewolves, fairies, witches, and a maenad.

After five seasons of fangbanging frontal nudity and a finale that reached 5 million viewers, the man behind the onscreen version of Charlaine Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse Series is dropping handing his duties over to co-executive producer Mark Hudis. Ball tells NPR:

“I look forward to watching it next year. I just look forward to not working as hard.”  Continue reading “Alan Ball Gives Up On His ‘True Blood’ Vampire Baby, Shifts Focus To New Show”

‘2 Broke Girls’ Season Premiere Review

There’s always something comforting about the two bare essentials of sitcoms, tried and true – a good old fashioned opposites-attract style friendship, and a waitressing gig.

The coffee shop/diner thing is essential to most every memorable show, 90210‘s Peach Pit, Cheers, Central Perk on Friends, Monk’s Cafe on Seinfeld.

How unsurprising that it also triggered some pleasant memories on 2 Broke Girls.

The show is the brainchild of Michael Patrick King (key writer for Sex And The City) and Whitney Cummings. Yes you heard it right, the woman who has her own starring role on a separate brand-new sitcom on NBC titled Whitney.

2 Broke Girls’ first episode premiered yesterday on CBS after a record-breaking episode of Two And A Half Men, starring Ashton Kutcher in a buzzed-about role, after Charlie Sheen’s insanity departure…

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