• EW named Seth MacFarlane (“Family Guy”, “American Dad”) No. 1 on its list of The 25 Smartest People on TV. Tina Fey is No. 2.
  • Animation rules. The Los Angeles Film Critics named “Wall-E” the best picture of the year.
  • Pearl Jam is reissuing “Ten,” its 1991 debut album, in four new and expanded editions.
  • Michael Jackson’s jeweled glove is up for auction. I’d rather have Mickey Mantle’s glove.
  • Saturday, Dec. 13 is National Cocoa Day. I’ll take mine without the marshmallows, please.