The Daily Dudek recaps events that got caught in my media-music-film lint trap today, Dec. 1.
- AMC has released a minute long scene from “Better Call Saul,” featuring a memorable first encounter between Bob Odenkirk’s title character and Frank Ehrmantraut.
- Final season of “Parks and Recreation” begins Jan. 13. Back to back episodes run through Feb. 27. Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones to return. (TVLine).
- The New York Film Critics Circle has released its list of the best films and performances of 2014. They include “Boyhood,” “The Lego Movie” and “Ida.” “The Babadook” named best first film. (CBSNews.com).
- The Annie Awards celebrate the best animated films of the year. The nominees include “Dragon 2” and “The Boxtrolls.” The art director for the latter was Curt Enderle, a West Bend native. (Indiewire.com).
- Netflix drops trailer for new season of “House of Cards,” starting Feb. 27.
- Terrific Chris Rock interview by Frank Rich. On Obama: We wanted Michael Jordan, we got Shaq. (New York).
- “The Imitation Game” is rated PG-13 because it portrays “advanced math. (Romenesko).
- A game reviewer who got rape threats from young boys tells their mothers. (Mashable).
- The Girl Scouts overturn a longstanding policy about selling cookies online. (New York Times).