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HiT Episode No. 50 – Ken Reid (‘TV Guidance Counselor’)
8 hours ago

HiT Episode No. 50 – Ken Reid (‘TV Guidance Counselor’)

Ken Reid spent his childhood doing more than absorbing pop culture through his family’s CRT TV.

Reid obsessively collected issues of TV Guide, the analog bible for small screen content. …
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‘Justice League’ – The Frankenstein’s Monster of Super Films
2 days ago

‘Justice League’ – The Frankenstein’s Monster of Super Films

Want a sneak peek at the critic quotes coming soon for “Justice League?”

  • It’s not the disaster you fear!
  • Erase all memories of “The Avengers” and you’ll have a …
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‘The Star’ Director Shares Oprah’s Battle Cry Moment
3 days ago

‘The Star’ Director Shares Oprah’s Battle Cry Moment

The director of the animated treat “The Star” didn’t grow up doodling on his school books.

Young Timothy Reckart tinkered with his mother’s home video camera instead. He became fascinated …
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Dr. V: Why Monogamy Is ‘Revolutionary’ in 2017
3 days ago

Dr. V: Why Monogamy Is ‘Revolutionary’ in 2017

Dr. Venus Nicolino might have the toughest job on TV.

Dr. Nicolino, better known as Dr. V, brings couples back from the brink of divorce on WE tv’s “Marriage Bootcamp: …
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Jeff Ross’ Comedy Central ‘Roast’ Demands Open Borders
4 days ago

Jeff Ross’ Comedy Central ‘Roast’ Demands Open Borders

By  •  Reviews, TV

Jeff Ross has a hard time keeping his immigration policies straight.

Compare these two comments made within a week of each other on Comedy Central.

Here’s Ross talking to Trevor …
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New Book Reveals Why ‘The Graduate’ Is Timeless
4 days ago

New Book Reveals Why ‘The Graduate’ Is Timeless

“The Graduate” hit theaters as the Vietnam War roiled the nation and men Benjamin Braddocks’ age often found themselves on the front lines.

Only those elements didn’t make their way …
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‘The Star’ May Be Your Next Christmas Tradition
4 days ago

‘The Star’ May Be Your Next Christmas Tradition

The minds behind “The Star” must know the animation template by heart at this point.

The clunky Top 40 music montages. The wink-wink sight gags aimed at the adults in …
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Media’s War on Taylor Swift Just Went Full Racist
7 days ago

Media’s War on Taylor Swift Just Went Full Racist

Being a pop star used to be so much easier.

Record a half dozen hummable songs. Wear the trendiest clothes. Say nice things about your fans. Shake off a mini …
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READ: Excerpt from Lisa De Pasquale’s ‘I Wish I Might!’
1 week ago

READ: Excerpt from Lisa De Pasquale’s ‘I Wish I Might!’

Lisa De Pasquale isn’t just the wit behind “The Social Justice Warrior Handbook.”

She’s a conservative media personality, podcaster and freelance contributor to sites like Townhall.com and The Federalist. She’s …
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HiT Episode No. 49 – Brett R. Smith (‘Thump’)
1 week ago

HiT Episode No. 49 – Brett R. Smith (‘Thump’)

Nobody weaponizes pop culture from the right quite like Brett R. Smith.

The illustrator who brought us “Clinton Cash: A Graphic Novel” is back with a project few mainstream talents …
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