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Mythbuster Adam Savage goes undercover at Comic-Con

by Danny Gallagher, posted Jul 28th 2009 10:02AM
Mythbusters' Adam SavageI imagine a lot of stalkers must love a place like Comic-Con. All of their most sought after celebrities are together in one place for easy pickings. It must be their Costco.

One star, however, decided to turn the tables on his fans and used his own costume to stalk and hunt down a few of his fans on the floor of this year's convention.

To make it even creepier, he dressed up like a clown. That slurping sound you hear is my spine falling out of its socket from uncontrollable shivering.

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5 Questions With: Adam Savage & Jamie Hyneman from 'MythBusters'

by Maggie Furlong, posted Apr 8th 2009 6:01AM
"I suppose if you go home and you get extremely drunk and you watch television that is kind of stupid, it might be fun. But I look at shows like 'American Idol' and I go, 'What?'"

With more than 1,900 experiments, 650 explosions, 600 myths tested and the glorious obliteration of 75-plus vehicles, Discovery Channel's 'MythBusters' asks the big, unanswered questions ... and then dares to prove or disprove them through extremely watchable scientific experimentation.

In their seventh season (premieres Wed., April 8 at 9PM ET), Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman and the gang kick things off with a two-hour Demolition Derby-themed disaster special, and then tackle urban legends ranging from the danger of banana peels and double-dipping to the usefulness of duct tape and the plausibility of James Bond's tux staying perfectly dry under a scuba suit.

AOL TV caught up with Adam and Jamie separately to compare their individual takes on a few topics -- see what they had to say about running out of myths to bust, what they deem their partner's geekiest quality and which one of them wouldn't be caught dead Twittering ... or watching 'American Idol.' -- By Maggie Furlong


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