Weekend News Roundup! Hermione Should Have Ended Up With Harry

Published February 2, 2014

Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop-culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend. 

 Beloved actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead of a suspected heroin overdose in his New York apartment yesterday morning. [NYT]

 Dylan Farrow, daughter of Mia and sister of Ronan, wrote an open letter detailing how her adoptive father Woody Allen abused her regularly as a child and calling out Hollywood for their continued support of Allen. Celebrities reacted. [THR]

 The Writer’s Guild Awards took place. We were pleased to see
Interview interviewees Sarah Polley and Spike Jonze both take home statues. [Deadline]

 Ride Along
won the box office for the third week in a row. Go, Ice Cube. [BOM]

 A sporting also event occurred. There were lots of beer and car commercials (we liked the Budweiser one with the little puppy because puppies solve everything; the multicultural Coca-cola one was okay too). Anthony Kiedis and Flea showed both their nipples (3.75 more nipples than Janet Jackson). Bruno Mars touched Anthony Kiedis. Mr. Kiedis looked displeased. [The Wrap

 Even J.K. Rowling thinks Hermione’s too good for Ron Weasley. [People

 A woman touched a subway rat. [Gothamist