[Content note: terrorism]
Fill Up Your Friday News Hole:
America's largest outdoor sports show to ban AR-15s. Good.
Steampunk could be the next big trend to take hold of the retail industry! Gadzooks!
Speaking of: Steampunk!
Want a Downtown Abbey/Glee crossover? Of course you do!
Algerian special forces have freed 650 hostages from Islamist militants who seized a gas complex deep in the desert.
Dan Brown has a new book idea.
Geena Davis is headed back to TV, playing the lead role in an untitled bounty hunter drama.
The TSA has ended its contract with Rapiscan, the company that makes those full-body scanners, because Rapiscan "failed to deliver software to protect the privacy of passengers." Whoops!
Republicans are having their annual retreat, where they come up with all their good ideas, and today they're convening a panel called a "Discussion on Successful Communication with Minorities and Women." Good luck!
And James Franco is doing some stuff, because James Franco.