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23 Aug 2017 // 8:14 AM

Nostalgia TV: How Hulu and Netflix Are Breathing New Life Into Old TV Shows

Shows that were successful in the late ‘80s and ‘90s are especially popular among Generation X and millennials.

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Battlefield Losses: 5 Thoughts on Episode 6 of ‘Game of Thrones’

Sunday’s episode (spoiler alert) was the most action-crazed yet in this jittery, jazzed-up, on-edge season.

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James Van Der Beek Offers an Absurdist Look at the EDM Life in Viceland’s What Would Diplo Do

What Would Diplo Do? is something of a workplace comedy revolving around a pop star’s misadventures and the attempts to manage those mistakes by his team

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Is Binge-worthy Always Best? Why Some TV shows Need a Speed Limit and Others Don’t

In television, the new mark of quality seems to be becoming the speed at which we consume a show.

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25 Jul 2017 // 9:51 AM

Black, Funny, and Poised to Shake Up Hollywood

We spoke with these three funny black women poised to shake up Hollywood to find out how industry expectations affect their work

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‘Game of Thrones’ Kicks Off Season 7, and the Pieces Are in Motion

Like its women, Game of Thrones seems to get only stronger with each episode.

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Larry David’s ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Returns to HBO for Ninth Season on Oct. 1

Curb Your Enthusiasm returns to HBO on October 1st.

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‘American Epic’ on PBS Explores Radio’s Effect on the Record Business in Mid-1920s

“Radio did ruin the record business at that time [mid-1920s], because people could now get music for free,” says producer T Bone Burnett.

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Midwestern ‘Weirdness’ Inspires Neil Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods tackles earth-rumbling concepts -- faith, mortality, media obsession -- but his acclaimed novel is rooted in the relative quiet of the Midwest.

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Alec Baldwin Reflects on His Life, Career in Witty Memoir ‘Nevertheless’

In his ruminative new memoir, Nevertheless, Alec Baldwin reveals bits and pieces of a life and career full of switchbacks, some handled more wisely than others.

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