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Vikings have gotten a bad rap.

So says Michael Hirst, creator and writer of History’s epic nine-part series “Vikings,” premiering Sunday, March 3. The show explores the complex society of the Norseman as it was near the end of the eighth century. Yes, the Vikings were often large, hulking figures who specialized in violent conquests of neighboring lands while taking pillaging and plundering to new heights. But they were merely surviving

As the world gets ready to watch what’s sure to be the funniest award show ever, BFF hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler take a few minutes to explain why they chose to bestow their comedy on The Golden Globes.

“We’ve fortunately been to a few of these awards show things now, and we’ve had some fun while we were there. And then the Golden Globes is just quirky and weird… Continue reading Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Golden Globes: Behold The Best Drinking Game In Award History

Web sensation Drunk History is coming to Comedy Central.

The network has picked up the online series where historical reenactments by celebrities are presented by inebriated storytellers. Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are among the show’s executive producers. “Will and I have always believed booze brings out truth,” McKay said in a statement. “Sometimes that truth involves hitting on airport bar janitors or eating cheese fries at 4 a.m… Continue reading ‘Drunk History’ gets Comedy Central series order

Jamie Foxx’s slave-turned-bounty hunter Django in this year’s “Django Unchained” may be the fastest gun in the South, but he is definitely not the only black cowboy worth his salt. From as far back as the 1930s through the exploitation pictures of the ’70s and into the present day, African Americans have been breaking the white cowboy

  • 50. Aristotle Kristatos (‘For Your Eyes Only’)

    A more serious direction for the series doesn’t mean the villain has to have such a boring get-rich-via-the-Cold War scheme, but that’s the case with this double-crossing informant. Being partly foiled because of a talking parrot makes him the worst main villain of them all.

  • 49. Colonel Moon/Gustav Graves (‘Die Another Day’)

    We’re not sure what the worst thing about this villain is: that