A Second Season of COSMOS?

Seth MacFarlane, the Executive Producer of COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey, just tweeted out some hope for a second season of the Emmy Award-winning series:

Maybe in Season 2, they bring back the Pluto character. Everyone loved him.

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Bet You Missed This Funny Biblical Message in the Latest Episode of The Walking Dead

For attentive viewers, Sunday night’s episode of AMC’s zombie creep-fest The Walking Dead provided some blink-and-you’ll-miss-it amusement from an unexpected source — the Good Book:

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HBO Assigns “Probably 160 Lawyers” to Work on Legal Aspects of Scientology Documentary

HBO is planning to release a documentary next year, based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright‘s best selling book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief. (You can read the New Yorker article that spawned it here.)

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The Indie Game Developer Behind Five Nights at Freddy’s Explains Why God is Responsible for His Success

Scott Cawthon spent more than a decade as an independent game developer working to create Christian video games (and movies) and they went absolutely nowhere:

Despite good reviews, my Christian projects were all financial failures. I came to a point where I was very disillusioned and frustrated with God… actually it was more like a broken heart. I felt like I’d squandered so many years of my life, years that could have been spent going back to college but were instead spent working on Christian projects that went nowhere. I came to the conclusion that I could not have failed so miserably unless God himself had been holding me down. Either God didn’t exist, or God hated me. I didn’t know which was worse.

It got so bad that even his life insurance policy was cancelled because he was seen as too much of a liability.

And then he came up with the idea for a completely different kind of game. A scary game — with no religious references at all — revolving around what happens with the animatronic creatures you might see at a Chuck E. Cheese’s after the store closes for the night.

That game, which, along with its sequel, has been ridiculously popular in the App Store and on Steam, is called Five Nights at Freddy’s.

In an interview with Joe Morgan at Geeks Under Grace, Cawthon explained how he still thanks God for his success… even though all of his games praising God were commercial failures:

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Bollywood Star Slapped During Reality Show Taping by Man Who Said Her Dress Was Too Short for a Muslim Woman

This past Sunday, Indian model, reality TV star, and actress Gauhar Khan (below) was taping the finale for the show Raw Star (a reality TV singing contest), when a member of the audience took umbrage with her outfit. It was, in his opinion, too revealing for a Muslim woman to wear.

The BBC reports that this moral champion subsequently spent some time harassing the star; and, when that didn’t produce the desired effect, he attacked her. After slapping Khan, the unnamed assailant was overpowered by security and arrested.

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