The Origin of Family Guy

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via youtube, wikipedia. I’m sure that most of you have seen Seth McFarlane’s popular television show, Family Guy, that airs on Fox. Ever wonder where the idea for this show originated? Where did Seth McFarlane get the inspiration for Stewie’s character? Check out some clips of Seth’s student film, The Life of Larry, his first finished cartoon, Larry and Steve, as well as the original pilot for Family Guy. The Larry clips show a crude version of Peter and Brian. Finally, Stewie’s character was based on Rex Harrison in the movie, My Fair Lady. Check out the clips below.

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Human Planet (BBC/Discovery)

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Really looking forward to watching this… apparently there have been 2 episodes already. The first one explores compressor diving in the Philippines, the origin of surfing in Hawaii, and the second episode documents a sandstorm in Mali, and fishing in Antogo lake by evaporating water. Check out a video trailer after the break.

Human Planet is an 8-part British television documentary series. It is produced by the BBC with co-production from Discovery and BBC Worldwide. It describes the human species and its relationship with the natural world by showing the remarkable ways humans have adapted to life in every environment on earth.

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60 Minutes Interview with Eminem

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via OnSmash.

Anderson Cooper interviewed Eminem tonight on special assignment for 60 Minutes and showed middle America a more personal look into Marshall Mathers, as opposed to the Slim Shady everyone knows. They touched on various topics including his writing process (peep the number of notepads), his upbringing and his rise to stardom.

For those who have followed Eminem his entire career, this should be familiar territory, but for the people who haven’t given the guy a chance, Anderson Cooper chronicles his struggle with addiction, and the difference between a now sober Eminem taking the stage for his Home & Home tour in his hometown Detroit.

My Cousin on Bravo's "Thintervention"

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My cousin, Ramani, is going to be on a new show on Bravo entitled Thintervention, which will be airing on Mondays at 10pm starting September 6th. Ramani is a clinical psychologist who will be offering advice to the cast members. Here’s a clip of her speaking a little about the show. You can find out more information about Thintervention here. Check out a sneak peak of the first episode after the break.

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