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Pop culture hits and misses

We rate pop culture for the week of September 22, 2008 including Cloris Leachman, Oprah’s book pick, the most epic ”Gossip Girl” cat fight, and more

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· Battleship Geriatrica Cloris Leachman correctly assesses Dancing With the Stars: ”They’re so stupid here”
· Mad Men + American Beauty + Kate & Leo acting their butts off = the Revolutionary Road trailer
· Oprah follows EW’s advice with book pick. We gave The Story of Edgar Sawtelle an A

Near Misses
· Robert Wagner and Barbara Stanwyck: even better than Chuck and Blair, but with fewer headbands!
· Serena vs. Blair: even better than Kelly vs. Brenda, and with more headbands!
· Mariah‘s Xmas album may become a movie. Working title: All That Glitter Is Not Gold

· Val Kilmer’s career swoon continues — he can’t even get the voice of KITT right on Knight Rider.
· HeroesMohinder reveals killer abs, lovey-dovey side. Still remains unlikable.
· Tina Fey’s purse. Last seen: at the Emmys. Please return. No questions asked.

Totally a Miss
· Project Runway‘s Kenley goes from adorable retro pixie to obnoxious judge-baiting shrew in three episodes