Netflix Says ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ to Return—in the 1990s

When Netflix announced it was reviving the 2001 cult comedy film Wet Hot American Summer as a prequel, fans asked why its creators weren’t picking up where the film leaves off, when the characters say in the original film that they will meet again in 10 years.

Behind the ’80s-Inspired Music of ‘Wet Hot American Summer’

Along with Wedren and Shapiro’s music (which The A.V. Club has described as reaching “great heights of inspirational cheese”), the original Wet Hot soundtrack featured Rick Springfield, Loggins and Messina, Loverboy, Kiss and, most prominently, Jefferson Starship. But Wedren says the Netflix series is almost entirely original music. “We knew we wanted it to relate […]

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Prequel Creator and Cast Speak About Its Netflix Revival

Perhaps it’s a testament to Wain, Showalter and the magic of Wet Hot that the entire cast agreed to return for the new series, regardless of star power. Some cast members were already established in 2001, like Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Molly Shannon and Christopher Meloni. But so many more have since become household […]

It’s National Hot Dog Day! Celebrate the Snack That Once Baffled the Queen Mother

What do you think about when you think of hot dogs? Maybe the thought brings you back to memories of the Fourth of July, or your first ball game. Or perhaps you flash back to a favorite drive-thru restaurant, or a barbecue you’ll never forget. Whatever the association, we’re willing to bet that your mind […]

Moore powers hot Mariners past Rangers

The Mariners pulled away in the bottom of the inning. Evan White reached on an infield single and, an out later, Luis Torrens lined a single to right. With two outs, J.P. Crawford walked to load the bases. Moore drove a double into the left-field corner on a 3-2 count, clearing the bases. After a […]

Is YOUR state doing enough coronavirus testing? Rhode Island has screened more of its population than anywhere else while hot spots like South Dakota fall behind

According to data tracking  by the New York Times, 14 states currently have test positivity rates of 10 percent or higher, suggesting both that coronavirus may be actively spreading among their residents and that not enough teseting is being done.   

PIERS MORGAN: Trump is right, the 1619 Project promotes fake history and if Democrats keep trying to make Americans feel ashamed of Independence Day and back BLM protesters who scream at white diners, Biden will be history too

To reframe the dismantling of British rule as a battle to maintain slavery in the way the NYT has done is not just misguided, it’s disgraceful. It also, like so much of the culture war stuff that has exploded since George Floyd was so despicably killed, plays right into Trump’s hands. if Democrats keep trying to […]

Twisted man threw cat into hot oven after ‘hearing voices from WWE wrestler Kane’

He said he put the terrified cat in the oven “on high for five minutes” after throwing her against a wall and said he became infuriated at Sweetie for “disobeying” his orders for her not to go under his bed.

The Strange Case of Oprah’s Old Interviews

This month, they are also launching a reporting infrastructure initiative called the Accountability Reporting Network, in which the network will hire three dedicated reporters based in Louisiana, Texas, and the Ohio-Pennsylvania natural gas corridor to track environment regulation rollbacks by federal and state governments. The initiative came of something they had started noticing at the […]

Recap: Larry David Is Bernin’ Hot

Women and Children FirstWhat if, the SNL writers’ room asks, Larry David was on the Titanic? The answer is this sketch, in which David remains unconvinced that women and children should get on the lifeboat first, then desperately attacks each person on the boat, one by one, to try to get himself saved. “Check his […]