Stuff you may have missed: December 6, 2013
Nelson Mandela’s death appears perfectly timed for the new biopic about his life, which had sort of weak reviews. Will be fun to see how the Weinsteins play it off as non-opportunistic, though.
Speaking of exploiting the death of someone famous, a teen was arrested for stealing parts to the car Paul Walker died in. That seems respectful.
Because he clearly isn’t otherwise busy, Ryan Seacrest just invested a million dollars in an attachable Blackberry-style iPhone keyboard.
The solution to NBC’s ratings woes: Have Carrie Underwood do her best Julie Andrews impression, except live.
The NYT headline is “Injections to Treat an Embarrassing Ailment Win U.S. Approval.” Guess what it’s about.