America is putting too much weight on Twitter Trends; Sarkozy is caught talking smack about Netanyhu; meanwhile, Google+ lost its chance to outshine Facebook. These discoveries and more after the jump.
The once-mighty British television empire has fallen to the blitzkrieg of inane American tele-teens. At least that’s the conclusion we’re drawing from this Guardian report, which says shows such as “90210” and “Glee” are responsible for a 500 percent explosion in prom bookings at just one hotel chain.
It appears that the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is taking the direct approach in responding to Hollywood studios’ less-than-enlightened portrayals of GLBTQ characters and use of certain slang terms, but we’re not entirely sure that the watchdog organization is “Hollywood’s Latest Bully,” as The Wrap suggested Tuesday.
Oh, it’s on now: Ryan Murphy, the mind behind Fox’s camp-tastic hit show “Glee,” is lowering the boom on Newsweek, urging readers to boycott the magazine after columnist Ramin Setoodeh questioned a “Glee” character’s credibility ... (continued)
What would-be matriculators at Yale University might think of this lengthy and cringeworthy musical promotional video, cooked up by a group of the Ivy League school’s current undergraduates and recent alumni, is unclear, but we’d like to point out the obvious after enduring a brief run-through of their efforts: Some people have been watching a little too much “Glee.”