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1. A quick recap of the last two weeks in pop culture begins with RIPs. Having passed on is the indomitable Grumpy Cat. The seven year-old feline had this name before her rocket ride to internet celebrity:
Title Wave
Tardar Sauce
Lil Porker
Sally Salacious
2. Heading to the Great Library in the Sky is Herman Wouk, author of this classic World War II novel:
The Naked and the Dead
The Winds of War
Stalag 17
Slaughterhouse Five
3. Also among the recently deceased is I.M. Pei, renowned for his work in this field:
Symphony composing
4. And you've seen this outstanding race car movie, you undoubtedly know the story of Niki Lauda, who died this year at age 70:
Days of Thunder
Stroker Ace
Grand Prix
5. It will be a blast from the past when, as part of a promotion with Netflix's Stranger Things, this totally 80s product will be re-introduced for a limited time:
Jell-O Pudding Pops
New Coke
The DeLorean
6. If you're like the SLW staff, you'd forgotten completely about music artist Moby for years and years - until the last few weeks, when he was involved in some sort of scandal for claiming he dated this actress:
Hilary Swank
Gwyneth Paltrow
Mila Kunis
Natalie Portman
7. In TV news, already having had one spin-off with "grown-ish", "black-ish" will spawn another sister show in the fall. So, get ready for:
8. Expanding its inclusive reach, Sesame street has introduced a Muppet who:
In in foster care
Is an amputee
Has severe allergies
Is a Republican
9. CBS All Access looks to grow its Star Trek franchise with a new series centering on this famous crew member:
10. Small screen viewers were treated to live versions of these two signature 1970s shows:
Happy Days and The Jeffersons
The Jeffersons and All in the Family
MASH and All in the Family
MASH and The Brady Bunch
11. In further retro news, ABC's two-hour special on this 1970s icon was Thursday's most-watched show:
Burt Reynolds
Lynda Carter
Steve McQueen
Farrah Fawcett
12. At the box office, this film will do down as the answer to the trivia question about which film dethroned Avengers: Endgame at #1 at the box office:
Ugly Dolls
John Wick 3
Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

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