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The Bullseye

We rate pop culture for the week of January 18, 2008 including Chuck Norris, the new Bond girls, and ''Dexter''

Hits
* The Real Decision in 2008: Chuck Norris or Oprah
* Best song lyric of the year (so far): Katy Perry's ''Ur so gay and you don't even like boys''
* Best new expletive of the year (so far): The Juno-spawned ''Phuket, Thailand''

Near Misses
* Requisite L Word entry
* Gemma and Olga who? Two new Bond girls are cast
* Dexter on CBS: Now more viewers can weigh in on the love-it/hate-it debate

Misses
* Ed Burns is everywhere and yet nowhere at the same time: One Missed Call, 27 Dresses, Purple Violets on iTunes
* Desperate Housewives' desperate plot twist: Carlos goes blind
* Alvin's at $176 million and counting. For shame, America.
* Miss Golden Globe Rumer Willis loses her gig — and her bid for legitimacy.

Originally posted Jan 11, 2008 Published in issue #974 Jan 18, 2008 Order article reprints