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Father’s Day Is Over, But Daddy Issues Remain in ‘Bioshock 2’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption’

Baby Boomer films such as Star Wars taught us about the corruptible and corrupting influence of an authoritarian father; now games like Bioshock 2 and Red Dead Redemption explore Generation X's “daddy issues”.

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Getting Inside the Book Review: How They Work & Why We Read Them

We've all done it -- bought a book based on a good review, passed over another because of a bad review. But why do reviews affect us? And how do they do it?

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The Way-Back Machine: 20 Years Ago (videos)

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Oddly, a lot of things that happened 20 years ago this week are either similar to

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23 May 2010 // 9:13 AM

May ‘Lost’ mysteries never come to an end

LOS ANGELES — “Lost,” the most complicated series in the history of television, will come to its end Sunday and without having seen a second of

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20 May 2010 // 10:00 PM

Lost Baggage

Be they slavishly devoted or stubbornly skeptical, whether they clinged to every minute of the entire season -- wherever in the time spectrum that minute appeared -- or simply turned their modern-day Dharma dial to ‘off’ after season one (gasp!), these writers were always, well, lost in thought. Ha, ha.

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‘Lost’ and ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Are Both Pop Culture Belief Systems That Inspire Worship

Lost and The Empire Strikes Back revolve around the nature of light vs. dark, good vs. evil, science vs. faith and ultimately about the redemptive power of love and sacrifice. Ala Douglas Adams, both are about life, the universe and everything.

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18 May 2010 // 11:15 AM

Lost: The Auction

A cultural phenomenon of the ’00s, Lost is quickly wrapping up. What better way to commemorate the conclusion of one of television’s most-loved series

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In the wake of Lost, ABC has been blatantly scrambling to fill the mystery show void with transparent clones: Flash Forward, Happy Town, and V.

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22 Apr 2010 // 10:00 AM

Lost: The Final Countdown: Blog 1

The first of many blogs about Lost. In this one I consider its place among the all-time great series.

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Development Season: Five Pilots That Sound Interesting (But I May Never Get to See)

It’s the annual crap shoot known as pilot season in Hollywood again. Here are a few concepts that caught my eye.

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Before iBooks, There Was the Vook ... But Are Vooks Relevant in the Era of the iPad?

Over the past few months, iPad talk has dominated the electronic book world. But before the iPad, there was the Vook (rhymes with book).

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Alternate Realities on ‘Fringe’, ‘Lost’ and ‘FlashForward’

All my serialized sci-fi shows seem to have turned into one-hour drama versions of choose-your-own-adventure books. I’m still trying to figure out if this is a cop-out or a stroke of genius. Maybe it’s both.

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‘Lost’ Credits: Interpretations (videos)

As any fan knows, Lost does not feature an opening credit sequence (aside from the title screen), but a little hangup like that isn’t

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Apple’s latest gadget, the iPad, is set to hit shelves next week. There’s been a lot of talk about how the shiny new

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The Braces Come Off: The End of ‘Ugly Betty’

As Betty Suarez rushes headlong toward her inevitable destiny of inner and outer beauty, it is time to praise all the supporting players that actually made Ugly Betty worth watching.

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TV’s Time Warp: ABC Plans on ‘Star Search’ Remake

ABC considers a new version of the '80s hit

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14 Mar 2010 // 10:59 PM

Chronic ‘Lost’ Sickness

The Lost Syndrome has consumed me for five years running, and I'm growing weaker. It’s like X-Filesioma all over again.

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9 Mar 2010 // 10:00 PM

Creator: Various

In comics not everyone can write nor draw (nor ink, color nor letter). So, there will always be 'great' works that cannot be attributed to a single talented contributor.

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Borders Books: Corporate Media Heroin in Las Vegas, Part One

Moving into the next decade, we are being endlessly pummeled by journalists and pundits in the media attempting to sum up for us poor saps

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9 Feb 2010 // 9:00 AM

Basement Jaxx - “Look of Love (Felix Jaxx Booty Remix)” (MP3)

Basement Jaxx have remixed ‘80s new wave classic from those old New Romantics, ABC. Man, this one takes me back… Actually, the album that song

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