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Pop culture hit and miss

Pop culture hit and miss — We rate pop culture for the week of December 7, 2007 including ”Chuck,” Richard Gere, and Amy Winehouse

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HITS
* Cate Blanchett in I’m Not There
* Are You Interested? Facebook’s latest, greatest time waster
* Four words: lesbian turkish oil wrestling (thanks to a new L Word promo)
* Chuck gets full-season order; universe spared another hour of Howie Mandel

NEAR MISSES
* Paulina Porizkova replaces Twiggy on America’s Next Top Model. Wake us when it’s Linda Evangelista.
* Richard Gere in I’m Not There
* The sinking feeling that The Hills hasn’t even begun to peak
* The sinking feeling that Amy Winehouse‘s career has already peaked

MISSES
* The first late-night talk show returns from its strike-related hiatus. Wait… Carson Daly has a late-night talk show?
* Marie Osmond‘s scary baby-doll outfit on the Dancing with the Stars finale
* How to lose an audience in two and a half minutes: the trailer for Fool’s Gold