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Joel Embiid's one tag on Instagram about Milwaukee spoke a thousand words.
Joel Embiid's one tag on Instagram about Milwaukee spoke a thousand words. (Photo: Philadelphia 76ers Facebook)

76ers' Joel Embiid did not enjoy Milwaukee, called it "sh*thole" on Instagram

You would think Philadelphia center Joel Embiid would have nothing but pleasant things to say about his time spent Monday in Milwaukee. After all, his improving but still bottom-feeding 76ers team snatched a surprise 113-104 victory from the Milwaukee Bucks yesterday afternoon at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

But, as many noticed, according to the impressive NBA rookie's Instagram, he was not all that pleased!

Whoa now, Joel. That seems a bit harsh – especially coming from a team with twice as many losses as wins currently this season. He, or somebody, must've agreed, because the location tag has been removed from the original post. 

We're HOT.. Let's keep it rolling. Great win today!!!! #TheProcess

A photo posted by Joel "The Process" Embiid (@joelembiid) on

We'll give him the benefit of the doubt and say that he was talking about the BMO Harris Bradley Center and not the entire city of Milwaukee – which, in that case, we're working on it, Joel. We look forward to playing you again – and hopefully beating you – in the forthcoming shiny, cozy, brand new, very not-sh*tty arena that definitely won't look like a popular local taco restaurant chain.

We're also looking forward to the playoffs and maybe even seeing you there – in half a decade when #TheProcess finally gets around to working.

Aaron Rodgers dukes it out with his fans on "Big Fan," premiering tonight at 9 p.m.

It's Aaron Rodgers versus his fans tonight on ABC's new show "Big Fan"

Aaron Rodgers was able to defeat America's Little Brother Eli Manning and the New York Giants yesterday, 38-13, in the NFC Wild Card game. Tonight, however, Rodgers will face off against an even more daunting opponent. 

His fans.

The Packers quarterback and potential MVP will take center stage tonight on the two-part series premiere of "Big Fan," a new game show on ABC. Hosted by Andy Richter and spun off from "Jimmy Kimmel Live" – with Kimmel attached as creator and executive producer – "Big Fan" pits three superfans against one another to find out who knows the most about their celebrity obsession, with the winner moving on to test their knowledge against the actual celebrity.

Based on the original version on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the results should be pretty fun – and just mildly creepy. 

"Big Fan" will air at 9 p.m. Monday night, right after "The Bachelor," with the first half-hour episode dedicated to Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey and Rodgers' episode airing immediately after. It's admittedly an impressive first lineup of famous people – one that continues into next week's duo of episodes featuring Kim Kardashian West and "Frozen" songbird/actress Kristen Bell. 

Tune in to see who will prevail – and if the final showdown question will be, "Why does Aaron Rodgers have such a poor relationship with his family?"

"Bright Lights" will premiere tonight at 7 p.m. on HBO.

Pay tribute to Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds with HBO's doc "Bright Lights"

The touching tributes, fond memories and fun details from the lives of extraordinary showbiz mother-daughter duo Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds are still being shared – from deep dives into Fisher's under-reported gigs as a script doctor to the fact that her ashes were, as per her wishes, recently buried in an urn shaped like a giant Prozac pill. And tonight, another tribute, one years in the making, will have its unfortunately timely premiere. 

At 7 p.m., HBO will air the broadcast debut of Alexis Bloom and Fisher Stevens' documentary "Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds," an intimate glimpse inside the two actresses' older lives, merrily living next to each other in adjoining houses, as well as a look back at the impressive Hollywood careers that led them there. 

The doc originally premiered last May at the Cannes Film Festival, to strong reviews. And even though it's pretty much impossible to watch the trailer for the doc without a new sense of sadness – especially when Fisher talks about being concerned about her mother's ailing health – "Bright Lights" looks less like a mournful in memoriam (quickly added slate in the beginning not withstanding) and more like a sweet, delightful, "Grey Gardens"-y hangout with two Hollywood legends, talking about their lives in showbiz – then and now – in that peppy, honest and hilarious way we loved them so much for. 

With their unexpected deaths bringing last year's brutal run to a close, it only seems right that a hopeful new year opens with a tribute to their bright and bold lives, on and off the screen.