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While You Were Sleeping, James Franco And Seth Rogen Re-Created Kanye’s ‘Bound 2’ Video

Is it too early for so much sexiness? Also, Family Guy killed a main character, HBO's Looking got a new trailer, and more.

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Family Guy killed off one of their main characters last night

Spoiler alert: it was Brian, the talking dog. Further spoiler alert: it was actually quite brutal.

What does this mean for the rest of the series? Well, probably not much. I mean, it’s a cartoon dog. Didn’t Wile E. Coyote die every 20-something seconds? Still, a replacement dog called Vinny, voiced by The Sopranos‘ Tony Sirico (aka ‘Paulie Walnuts’), has already been introduced into the show, so expect lots of inappropriate Italian jokes from now on.

James Franco and Seth Rogen might have too much time on their hands

The internet exploded with a heavy dose of WTF-ness last week, after Kanye dropped his video for his new single ‘Bound 2’, featuring motorbikes, karaoke clip visuals, topless Kim Kardashian, and more grinding than an SBS midnight movie. Sensing an opportunity for lols, James Franco and Seth Rogen have recreated the whole thing, shot-for-shot, while bored on the set of their upcoming movie, The Interview. Of course, Seth Rogen is Kim Kardashian.

In related news, the internet has already made a side-by-side comparison video:

Oh boy, I wonder what Kanye’s gonna say about all this.

Here’s a proper full-length trailer for HBO’s upcoming drama, Looking

“It’s the gay Girls!”, yells the internet of HBO’s new series, which stars Jonathan Groff (Glee) and follows a group of twenty and thirty-something gay men in hipster paradise, San Francisco (there better be a scene set in Mission Chinese Food). The series premieres in the States on January 19.

Your favourite Swedish person, Robyn, really likes robots

Brainy types at Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute Of Technology are currently in the process of creating a dancing robot inspired by the ‘Dancing On My Own‘ pop star, so they invited her into their workshop for an early glimpse. “I think the neck is really nice,” said Robyn, about the robot’s neck.