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The TOH! Addendum to E!'s 100 Best Things in Pop Culture

by Sophia Savage
July 10, 2012 4:02 PM
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Shots from Fassbender's TOH! Interview

E! has compiled a list of the 100 Best Things in Pop Culture. It's a broad spectrum that includes some things we'd rather include on a list of the Worst Things About America, Those Responsible for The Degradation of Our Culture, Reasons Why I'm Moving Into a Cave, et cetera. But let's focus on the positive and consider the top ten they got right (as ranked by us) in our addendum/reworking of their list.

10. The Resurrection of Fiona Apple (E! #96): The anti-Katy Perry, back with a vengeance and the only one who can pull off a squid on her head.

9. Chris Hemsworth's Hair (E! #31): "Thor" is based on his hair's superpower, right?!

8. Breaking Bad, Still at It (E! #53) - Quality TV from intelligent, complex writing, brought to life by fantastic actors like Bryan Cranston and Anna Gunn! Yes! Keep it coming.

7. Hillary Clinton in Sunglasses (E! #13): More specifically, pictures of Hillary Clinton in Sunglasses on the Texts from Hillary tumblr blog.

6. Lena Dunham (E! #19): It may not be pretty or entirely accurate, but "Girls" is participating in and fueling a necessary conversation about a generation of privileged would-be adults who lack direction, accountability and meaningful examples of how the fuck to grow up in 2012 America.

5. Jessica Chastain (E! #32): For embodying the rare combination of talent, sex appeal, grace, class, intelligence and natural beauty. The opposite of Kim Kardashian.

4. Ryan Gosling 4-Ever (E! #4): Yep, that sums it up. Also: Hey, Girl (comes in Feminist, Fuck Yeah and Librarian varieties).

3. Leo DiCaprio's work ethic (E! #57): The man has been nominated for three Oscars and arguably deserved a few more. He is one of those actors who should have a golden statue or two at home, but doesn't. Not yet. He's never given a lazy performance and by the looks of their trailers, delivers two more knockouts in "The Great Gatsby" and "Django Unchained."

2. Michael Fassbender's Face (E! #84): It's not just because it's so pretty. It can also look ugly. And sexy. And even hilarious. It didn't even need a body attached to it in the final act of "Prometheus" to steal the show.

1. Girls with Arrows (E! #5) - "The Hunger Games"' Katniss Everdeen, "Brave"'s Merida and "Game of Thrones"'s Arya Stark - redefining girlhood one phallic arrow at a time!

Ok, fine, one of them is included sarcastically.

texts from hillary


  • Brian | July 11, 2012 11:40 AMReply

    Any list I make of Best Things in Pop Culture would consist almost entirely of things from Japan. In fact, your #1 entry, "Girls with Arrows," is something you'll find regularly in Japanese anime and Hong Kong films. Just check out "Earth Girl Arjuna" (2001), to name one.

  • lac | July 10, 2012 11:52 PMReply

    Leo DiCaprio tries to hard to be notice during Oscar season and it decreases the entertainment factor.

  • mj | July 10, 2012 7:54 PMReply

    wow, just wow. There is a stunning lack of taste and intelligence in this list. DiCraprio couldn't act if you held a gun to his head and I just don't know what to say about this little puke Ryan Gosling. Hot? Maybe if yer like 9.

  • Kate | July 10, 2012 4:56 PMReply

    I love the evidence you provided to support "Michael Fassbender's face". I adore that sexy goofy man.

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