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Taking the temperature of pop culture -- We rate the hottest and coldest in entertainment

100F  Low-budget Saw II tops $60 mil at b.o. Donnie Wahlberg approaches penguin-level stardom.

80F  Struggling EW writer makes good: George A. Romero will direct Stephen King's From a Buick 8.

60F  The West Wing's live ''debate'' rocks; if only real candidate face-offs were as smart. However...

40F  ...that NBC News logo in the corner? Bad idea. And don't get us started on Ellen's endless ad.

20F  Presenting Oldlyweds: Maury Povich and Connie Chung will spar on a new show for MSNBC.

0F Infinity allegedly suspends Howard Stern for plugging Sirius. Wow, suddenly they have standards.

Originally posted Nov 11, 2005 Published in issue #850 Nov 18, 2005 Order article reprints
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