Hey, 'American Dad' Was Renewed, Too! (and the Morning Links)

Senior Pop Culture Editor
05.11.12 3 Comments

I’m not shy about fandom of “American Dad” — joke for joke, I think it’s one of the funniest shows on TV, just as rapid-fire as “Happy Endings.” But because it’s got the MacFarlane stank all over it (and, honestly, seasons one and two were not good), it’s never gotten the credit it deserves. Yesterday, without the fanfare of “Community” or “Cougar Town,” it was renewed through 2013-2014, and Roger and Steve fans everywhere celebrated.

Introducing the With Leather Interactive Awesome Celebrity Baseball Fan Tracker — One one hand, my Mets have Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Yo La Tengo, and Nas. On the other, they have Kevin James. They do not have an awesome fanbase. (With Leather)

7 Early Frontrunners For 2012′s ‘Song of the Summer’ Distinction — I can’t wait to hear those furry, big-cheeked rodents sing these songs in Alvin and the Chipmunks 4: Gaza Chip, coming out in my dreams. (Uproxx)

20 Dipsh*ts Who Think Obama’s Support For Gay Marriage Means He’s Secretly Gay — People are the f*cking worst. (Uproxx)

5 Reasons Sony’s Financials May Mean the End of the PlayStation — Oh no, now how I will play Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back? (Gamma Squad)

17 New Images from Prometheus — So much Charlize Theron (F)ass(bender). (Film Drunk)

Question of the Day: Should There Be a Two-Year Minimum for NBA Eligibility? — Yes. (Smoking Section)

30 Times Rihanna Stuck It To The Man — (BuzzFeed)

The Way You Do Things in Public vs. in Private — (College Humor)

25 Funny Mother’s Day Quotes From Comedians — (HuffPo)

The Amazing Spider-Man is Releasing “Super Previews” Now — (Fark)

Ten Bob Dylan Covers That Will Bad Touch Your Soul — (Pajiba)

Way More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About “Animaniacs” — (Mental Floss)

Mitt Romney’s “Vicious” High School Bullying: Is His Apology Sufficient? — (The Week)

Five Movies that Could Break The Avengers‘ Opening Weekend Record — (Unreality Mag)

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