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EconPop’s Andrew Heaton Uses Humor to Promote Free Markets
3 years ago

EconPop’s Andrew Heaton Uses Humor to Promote Free Markets

That same man whips out his smart phone and shares an EconPop video extolling the free market via “Ghostbusters” clips … well, that’s a different story, says Andrew Heaton.

The …
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‘South Park’ Takes on Our Gluten-Free Nation
3 years ago

‘South Park’ Takes on Our Gluten-Free Nation

By  •  TV

Gluten.

The Wed. night episode, “Gluten Free Ebola,” reminds us how the show’s speedy creation process allows Comedy Central to stay abreast of breaking news trends.

Here’s Comedy Central’s description of …
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HiT Movie Review: ‘Believe Me’
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3 years ago

HiT Movie Review: ‘Believe Me’

It’s a spiritual second cousin to “The Book of Mormon” which similarly mocks the faithful but with a sweetness that undercuts the humor.

“Believe Me” isn’t nearly as funny – …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Day of the Dead’ (1985)
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3 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Day of the Dead’ (1985)

Director George A. Romero’s “Day of the Dead,” the 1985 shocker which wrapped his original “Dead” trilogy, predates the AMC series by more than two decades. Its vision of a …
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Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ to Shoot in Telluride
3 years ago

Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ to Shoot in Telluride

Turns out the former was enough to catch the eye of Oscar-winning director Quentin Tarantino. The “Django Unchained” auteur plans to shoot his next film in Colorado.

The Colorado Office of …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Fletch’ (1985)
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3 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Fletch’ (1985)

By  •  Movies

Movies like “Jumping Jack Flash,” “Brewster’s Millions” and “The Golden Child” leaned heavily on their stars because their scripts were negligible – or worse.

“Fletch” didn’t require someone like Chevy …
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HiT Movie Review: ‘The Song’
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3 years ago

HiT Movie Review: ‘The Song’

“The Song” fills that gap, showing a rock star torn between road temptations and what he assumed was the love of his life.

The drama doesn’t sugarcoat its spirituality. Audiences weaned …
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Hit Movie Review: ‘The Equalizer’
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3 years ago

Hit Movie Review: ‘The Equalizer’

The Oscar winner doesn’t always pick the freshest projects, but he rarely makes out and out duds. His reunion with “Training Day” director Antoine Fuqua, “The Equalizer,” is just such a …
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Obama Lost ‘Key & Peele’ in ObamaCare Fight
3 years ago

Obama Lost ‘Key & Peele’ in ObamaCare Fight

By  •  TV

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, the minds behind the Comedy Central sketch show, turned their series into an unofficial wing of the president’s PR team.

While Jay Leno was roasting Obama, …
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‘Believe Me’ Shows Maturation of Faith-Based Filmmaking
3 years ago

‘Believe Me’ Shows Maturation of Faith-Based Filmmaking

By  •  Movies

Some of the criticisms are well earned, while others reflect the industry’s unease when it comes to religion.

So the plot of “Believe Me,” opening nationwide and on VOD services …
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