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December 19, 2008

Make Whatever You Want of This Promo Item

The Daily Blink got one of those posable figures for drawing along with the screener for Joss Whedon’s new Fox series “Dollhouse.”


The series is about an “underground group of individuals who have had their personalities wiped clean so they can be imprinted with any number of new personas,” the box says.

The Daily Blink supposes the figure is in reference to that clean-slate idea, but the Daily Blink thinks paper dolls that you could dress up as anything you want them to be (“Who do you want me to be?” is printed all over the box) would have made more sense. Good luck finding clothes to dress up your drawing figure.

Joss Whedon

More important, however, the Daily Blink wants to know where can one get a “Dr. Horrible” hat like the one Mr. Whedon wears in the electronic press kit interview. And is star Eliza Dushku a jackpot? Because her top seems to imply so.

—Vlada Gelman

May 8, 2008

They're Action Figures, Not Fashion Plates

The NBC Universal Television, DVD, Music and Consumer Products Group will release a set of action figures based on NBC’s hit series “Heroes” in June.

What do these “action” heroes look like?

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March 24, 2008

WWE Shares the Wealth From Orlando

With all of The Daily Blink’s friends going around the country for the Easter weekend, it’s nice to get packages from their travels.


Why look! It’s a package from our close personal friends, Vince and Linda McMahon! Gosh, they shouldn’t have. Let’s see what they sent us.

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February 13, 2008

Heads Up

TV Guide NetworkAh, the bobblehead. It’s impossible to think of a more obnoxious, yet more eye-catching knickknack. Here, we have TV Guide Network’s Lisa Rinna and Joey Fatone in battle-tested, red carpet mode, ready to ask the tough celebrity questions, such as “Who are you wearing,” “How do you feel about your chances tonight” and, in case of the really evasive interviewees: “Seriously, who are you wearing?”

Mr. Fatone’s gaze is all business, while Ms. Rinna’s is more wistful, as if she’s eyeing other channels’ logos during the telecast, imagining a day where she’s reporting on the red carpet for a network where her bottom third isn’t missing due to listings for “The Dog Whisperer.”

Andrew Krukowski