Taking the temperature of pop culture -- We rate the hottest and coldest in entertainment

By EW Staff
June 13, 2005 at 04:00 AM EDT

100ºF Oprah anoints three Faulkner novels. Real winner of the week? CliffsNotes.

80ºF Spamalot and Doubt win big at the Tonys — ratings are blah, but ticket sales rocket.

60ºF TV’s Long Summer of Dopiness begins: Dance, Evander Holyfield, dance!

40ºF AI‘s Bo Bice tops Carrie Underwood in Amazon orders. But can either beat the who-cares factor?

20ºF Shareholders slap DreamWorks for allegedly ogre-estimating DVD sales of Shrek 2.

0ºF Barbara Walters blasts breast-feeding on planes; ”lactivists” milk it for publicity.

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