Mark Zuckerberg, Black Swan, and Sharon Osbourne made pop culture news this week
HITS · Modern Family‘s Sarah Hyland: Thankfully, scientists have found a way to clone Mila Kunis.
· It’s time for Nicole Scherzinger to happen — and not on The Sing-Off.
· Scott Bakula on Men of a Certain Age: Rarely has middle-aged failure been made to seem so fun and, yes, sexy.
· Mark Zuckerberg does an excellent Jesse Eisenberg impression on 60 Minutes.
· The Avril Lavigne sample on Rihanna’s song ”Cheers (Drink to That)”
· Finally discovering Mumford & Sons (thanks, iTunes!)
· Most surprising — and welcome — Grammy nomination: Dierks Bentley’s cover of ”Pride (In the Name of Love).” Catch it on YouTube.
NEAR MISSES · Could someone please explain the ending of Black Swan to Bullseye?
· Bristol Palin/Margaret Cho war of words…does it count as a feud if you don’t care about either side?
· Carlton from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Tonya Harding, and about a hundred other celebrities you’ve forgotten about sing ”Let It Be” in an oddly mesmerizing ad for a Norwegian talk show.
· ”I gotta bag me a husband,” Winona Ryder tells a reporter. ”I can’t handle another evening of rom-coms and popcorn with Martha Dumptruck.”
· Oprah picks two Charles Dickens novels for her Book Club. ”Um, Ms. Winfrey,” says America, ”the dog ate my homework.”
MISSES · Sharon Osbourne says she has a hair growing out of her breast. Sharon, the show is called The Talk, not The Vomit.
· Some French poodles go to heaven; others end up on Marion Cotillard’s head.
· Brothers & Sisters has an episode about pot brownies and Calista Flockhart sexing up a barista. Boy, that shark could really use some rest.
· Queen Elizabeth’s royal underwear being auctioned off. God save the Queen…and the rest of us.
· VH1 Divas, a Simpsons cameo, an E! True Hollywood Story — we love you, Katy, but maybe you should take a break and pick out a china pattern with Russell Brand for a while?
· Sorry, Jared Leto, the Smurfs movie has already been cast.
· Kat Von D’s book: Waste of paper