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When Beavis and Butt-Head debuted on MTV in 1993, critics called the duo "crude," "ugly" and "self-destructive." That did not stop the 1996 film Beavis and Butt-Head Do America from getting good reviews. Getty Images hide caption

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MTV Is Turning 40. Here's How Beavis, Butt-Head And Daria Upended TV Animation

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In this 1982 file photo, Ron Popeil, the man behind those late-night, rapid-fire television commercials that sell everything from the Mr. Microphone to the Pocket Fisherman to the classic Veg-a-Matic, sits surrounded by his wares in his office in Beverly Hills, Calif. Popeil died Wednesday, his family said. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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LeVar Burton, here in Los Angeles in 2016, told The New York Times that he feels like hosting Jeopardy! "is what I'm supposed to do." This week, he gets his turn at the host lectern left vacant by Alex Trebek, who died last year at age 80. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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#FreeBritney protesters gather outside the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles. Similar rallies have been taking place around the world in recent weeks. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images hide caption

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They Were Laughed At For Their #FreeBritney Activism. Not Anymore

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 22: Jackie Mason has lunch on 6th Avenue in Manhattan on March 22, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage) Bobby Bank/WireImage hide caption

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Author Sarah Ramey's first book was expected to be among 2020's bestsellers. But it was released the same week as the lockdown and got lost amid news of a global catastrophe. Julius Schlosburg hide caption

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When Your Book Publishes In A Pandemic — Authors Talk About Terrible Timing

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