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The New Gathering of the Juggalos Infomercial Is Horrible and Wonderful

Here’s the dose of ICP-sanctioned computer-animated Hellscape insanity you asked for. Also in the Afternoon Links: trailers for NBC’s fall shows, a teaser for the Tupac Broadway show, and a peek at Ben Affleck’s Batmobile.

In the first minute of the annual video promoting the Insane Clown Posse’s Gathering of the Juggalos, a dude gets hit in the head with a meteorite computer animated with Myst-level 1993 graphics. From there it’s nothing but ICP-sanctioned insanity, with a trip through the afterlife (“get the hell outta Hell”), plenty of utterances of the specious term of endearment “my ninja,” and a discussion of the average Juggalo’s chances of finding love/sex at the Gathering. If you get through all 23 minutes, you owe yourself an expensive treat. (Please don’t make it a ticket to the Gathering.)

Shows that’ll definitely air their final seasons next year: Parks and Recreation, Parenthood, and Cougar Town.

RZA and Raekwon have reportedly reached a truce. If it’s true, Rae will be recording for Better Tomorrow shortly. [via]

Yeah, Ben Affleck will get to drive the Batmobile.


Britney Spears has extended her run at Planet Hollywood’s Axis Theater in Las Vegas. She’ll do 30 more dates through Christmas 2016 and earn a reported $12 million in the process.

#Synergy: Frozen‘s Elsa is going to ABC’s Once Upon a Time.

Ready for the Tupac Broadway show, Holler If Ya Hear Me? [via]
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American Idol is scaling back to one episode a week next season.

The Harry Potter stage play hired the director of Broadway’s Once, and it’ll explore Lily and James Potter’s background.

Octavia Spencer will be in the Divergent sequel, Insurgent.

David Tennant, who is in the middle of an American adaptation of Broadchurch, is heading back to do a second season of the original British version.

NBC is following up that live Sound of Music with The Music Man. Don’t forget that Peter Pan is coming in December, though.

And speaking of NBC: Check out the trailers for the Peacock’s upcoming fall shows. You’ll spy Mad Men‘s Ben Feldman, How I Met Your Mother‘s Cristin Milioti, Kate Walsh, Ken Marino, Debra Messing, and Katherine Heigl.