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The Bullseye

We rate pop culture for the week of August 11, 2008 including Anderson Cooper, Michael Phelps, Taylor Hicks' unwelcome album, and more

Hits
· That opening ceremony! That men's swim team! Nastia Liukin's first name! The Summer Olympics make two previous months of crappy TV worth the pain
· We love when Anderson Cooper reads the news. We love when he reads Dina Lohan even more

Near Misses
· Against all odds, The Mummy's Brendan Fraser remains relevant
· Help! Project Runway's tanorexic Blayne is growing on us
· Rainn Wilson's troubling, Will Ferrell-like need to keep taking off his clothes

Misses
· The album that nobody asked for: Taylor Hicks' Early Works
· Why are Katie Holmes' jeans a national topic of discussion?
· No, we do not want you to fluff our pillow. Bobby Brown, Carnie Wilson, and Maureen McCormick team up to run an inn for CMT reality show.

Originally posted Aug 15, 2008 Published in issue #1007-1008 Aug 22, 2008 Order article reprints
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