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How Amanda Knox Embodies The ‘American Brat Abroad’ Attitude

Americans who seems to regard other countries as amusement parks for their adventures. What’s going on here? Rampant narcissism? Immaturity? Arrogance?

October 19, 2016

Pop Culture Warned Us About Trump, Part 5: ‘The Waldo Moment’

“Unprecedented” is a word you hear to describe Donald Trump. When searching for some kind of antecedent for Trump’s unlikely ascendance, the closest thing most people have been able to locate — and, believe me, the resemblance is jarring — is an incorrigibly vulgar cartoon blue bear named Waldo.

January 12, 2016
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Why Children’s Programming Is The New Front Line In The Streaming Battle

Once you conquer adults, the next step is children, at least in the TV streaming world.

August 26, 2015
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More Playwrights Satisfying TV’s Hunger For Talent

In the golden age of television, struggling playwrights and actors find jobs and paychecks working for shows like ‘House of Cards’ and ‘The Americans.’

April 8, 2015
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An Empire Without Heirs: Season 3 Of ‘House Of Cards’ Brings The Show Home

This season ‘House of Cards’ came clean. It’s not really about politics at all.

March 3, 2015
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TV Review: Will ‘House of Cards’ Come Tumbling Down?

In the political drama’s third season, Frank Underwood’s dream job has become a nightmare.

February 27, 2015

Endorse This: House Of Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey has his own take on political problems today — and what Frank Underwood would do about them.

February 25, 2015

Internet Titans To Protest ‘Fast Lanes’ Wednesday

San Francisco (AFP) — Streaming television titan Netflix will be among websites displaying a dreaded spinning wheel icon on Wednesday to rally support for blocking Internet “fast lanes.” It’s part of a massive “Internet Slowdown” protest — joined by dozens of top Internet firms and advocacy groups, including WordPress and the American Civil Liberties Union. […]

September 9, 2014

Netflix Drama ‘House Of Cards’ Returns En Masse

Washington (AFP) – What better way to spend Valentine’s Day but to binge out on the machinations of the most duplicitous Washington power couple ever to grace the small screen? “House of Cards” returns Friday to Netflix, the Internet streaming video service that threw away the Hollywood playbook a year ago when it sent out […]

February 12, 2014