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Pop culture hits and misses

We rate pop culture for the week of August 4, 2008 including Nikki Blonsky’s catfight, Sandra Bernhard, Lollapalooza, and more

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· Rivalry we can’t get enough of: Nikki Blonsky vs. Bianca from America’s Next Top Model
· Robert Forster as Papa Petrelli on Heroes
· Sandra Bernhard‘s look of permanent surprise on Project Runway

Near Misses
· Lollapalooza: Rage too loud! Radiohead too quiet! Nine Inch Nails? Just right
· Aug. 4: Good day for throat lozenges — teen audience members scream themselves hoarse at Teen Choice Awards

· Rivalry we’re so over: Miley Cyrus vs. Selena Gomez.
· New ”cougar” show in development: Once-funny term now makes us want to gouge our eyes out.
· David Archuleta‘s new single, ”Crush,” is even blander than we could have imagined.