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Morning Shots: Thanks For Ruining The Entire Art Of Criticism, Roger Ebert!

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Cannot stop posting amusing Inception-related tidbits! This time, Vulture looks at Five Ideas For The Now-Possible Inception Sequel. My favorite involves the word "sleepsquel."

Hey, everybody has to show up on The Simpsons at some point, and Jon Hamm is no exception. He will be playing "an FBI supervisor whom Homer reports to when he becomes an undercover informant in prison and infiltrates Fat Tony's inner circle."

If you didn't check out Slashfilm's terrific piece in which David Chen politely lets contrarian critic Armond White (1) accuse Roger Ebert of ruining criticism and (2) demonstrate an inability to name one good critic other than himself, you absolutely must. Very, very interesting.

Another worthwhile interview: Elisabeth Moss, who plays Peggy Olson on Mad Men, and is very glad to get her bangs out of her face.

The classical music blogger at The Guardian thinks it's about time audiences start happily applauding between movements if they feel like it. The horror! They're going to change the secret handshake and not tell him.

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And finally: The Jersey Shore cast has been secured for a third season. I REPEAT: STAND DOWN. STAND DOWN. THE JERSEY SHORE CAST HAS BEEN SECURED FOR A THIRD SEASON. (And the world resigns itself to doing without their many marketable skills for another few months.)