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Hey, What’s Up With Topher Grace?

By Gabe Delahaye / May 26, 2010 - 5:46 pm

In this feature, we periodically check in to see what is up with Topher Grace.

It is 90 degrees in New York today. That is so many degrees! So I guess that means summer is here. Unfortunately, we didn’t really get a spring this year. Between the lateness of the warm weather, and the warm weather’s intermittent return to cold weather, it never really seemed to hit that sweet spot where you walk around in jeans and a t-shirt listening to old Superchunk albums and feeling like there might actually be a reason, and a good one, that we are all alive. You know? Weather talk! So interesting. Sometimes I wonder why this blog isn’t just a blog about the weather, because of how interesting talking about the weather is. Anyway, now that it is summer, that of course means that the Internet will be dead. It happens every year. Not really sure why that is. I know that school is out, but most of the websites I read aren’t written by teenagers (weird, right?), so I’m not entirely sure why things always seem to slow down and dry up this time of year. Let’s go, Internet! Barbecues are nice, but barbecues don’t pay the bills, AM I RIGHT? (But oh man do I wish that barbecues paid the bills, AM I DOUBLE RIGHT?)

Speaking of people who enjoy warm weather and often wear jeans and a t-shirt, what’s up with Topher Grace?

As some of you may know, the television series Lost came to an end last Sunday. Rob Huebel and Paul Scheer, of Human Giant, hosted a finale party at UCB in Los Angeles featuring many of the cast and writers. And also featuring someone else of interest, as Zap2It reports:

Writer-producers Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz — whom Topher Grace (“That ’70s Show”), evidently a huge “Lost” fan, walked over to meet just before the show began — also hung out, answering some burning fan questions and telling a few secrets about the show. Before beginning, Kitsis spotted Damon and Carlton sitting in the audience and said, “Maybe you’re not cool with this, but f*** you, we don’t work for you anymore.”

Celebrities are just like us! In that they also know about television shows that are broadcast around the world! And sometimes they watch them when they are bored (of doing cocaine and ignoring hookers). Neat!

Speaking of the things that we all do to pass the time waiting for the Lord to take us up to Heaven, Topher Grace might play World of Warcraft, according to Online Big Game:

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Jessica Simpson, Topher Grace, blackamoor Welling, Yao Ming, Ben Affleck, Terry Gene Bollea (Hulk Hogan), Curt Schilling, and Cameron Diaz were all reportable to hit WoW accounts and are actively activity WoW or hit played WoW before.

What language is that? Also, what a bunch of nerds. JUST LIKE HOW WE ARE NERDS!

Of course, sometimes Topher puts down the computer and heads over to the movie set, or out on the town to charity functions. That’s just the life that a person in his line of work is expected to lead. We know that, and we talk about it on a regular basis. Today is no different. From the LA Times:

Speaking of Victoria [Beckham], she took her boys to a benefit at MTV skateboard star Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory in Los Angeles.

In tow with pal and hairstylist Ken Paves, Victoria helped son Brooklyn personalize his own pair of DC Shoes and took in action-packed activities — a foam pit, firing a tennis ball gun and go-karts.

The famous family mingled with the likes of Pharrell Williams, fellow Spice Girl Mel B, Topher Grace, Kendall and Kylie Jenner and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

Proceeds from a silent auction benefited the Rob Dyrdek Foundation, which works to promote safe skateboarding communities.

A foundation to promote safe skateboarding communities? GOOD FOUNDATION. It was incredibly generous of these celebrities to donate their time to such a worthy cause. We should all take a look at our own lives and as ourselves if we are doing all that we can to help with the safe skateboarding community crisis.

Oh, GQ has put together an elaborate chart mapping out John Mayer’s sexual history with other celebrities in a sort of six-degrees-of-John-Mayer’s dick, and Topher is on there, because Topher runs in similar social circles and is also sexually active. It makes sense that they might have shared sexual partners, and this chart confirms it, but I just have one question: why ON EARTH does this chart exist?

And in some disappointing Topher Grace non-news, some new new Predators posters have been released (Predators, in theaters July 9, 2010), and they suspiciously do NOT feature Topher Grace, which seems like it would be really frustrating if you were Topher Grace.

There are five characters on that poster! Not including the Predator! Did Topher Grace not work just as hard as everyone else to bring his character to life? Hollywood is all about status, so I suppose you learn to take these things in stride. But it still seems like it might be difficult at times, you know? For all of its perks, I do think it is a tough business to be in. And I would write the exact same paragraph with only a few minor changes if I were writing a column entitled, “Hey, What’s Up With Danny Trejo?” But such a column does not exist.

And, of course, That ’70s Show remains popular in syndication.

There you go. That is what is up with Topher Grace. Send your Topher tips to tophergracenews@videogum.com. See you next time!