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How Netflix and Fellow Streamers Made HBO Irrevelant
1 month ago

How Netflix and Fellow Streamers Made HBO Irrevelant

HBO’s cultural hegemony is in decline.

The shockingly negative reaction to “Game of Thrones’” final season is just the most vulgar sign of its faded fortunes.

The proliferation of all …
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Why This Ex-Tour Guide Shared Her ‘Capitol Dream’
1 month ago

Why This Ex-Tour Guide Shared Her ‘Capitol Dream’

Five years ago, I served as a congressional intern in Washington, DC and on Capitol Hill for a Member of the United States Congress.

No reason other than my interest …
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Critic Confessions: The Time Cher Got Booed By Bikers
1 month ago

Critic Confessions: The Time Cher Got Booed By Bikers

Nineteen years ago I rode to Sturgis with my best chum Tom Delaney.

We began in Yankton where Tom loaned me a Road King. As we headed west we joined …
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Classic Horror Should Be Seen on the Big Screen
2 months ago

Classic Horror Should Be Seen on the Big Screen

Cineplex Odeon once played a pair of Universal horror staples, Tod Browning’s “Dracula” and James Whale’s “Frankenstein,” as part of its Classic Film Series.

While I can watch Whale’s film …
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Can You Survive 24 Hours in These Horror Film Universes?
2 months ago

Can You Survive 24 Hours in These Horror Film Universes?

Halloween is my favorite time of year!

Great scary movies abound across the TV landscape. I recently re-watched Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds,” and I figured a tennis racket solves the …
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How Hollywood Bias Permanently Changed One Film Site
2 months ago

How Hollywood Bias Permanently Changed One Film Site

I’ve been an avid movie watcher for 20 years.

By 2015 I was seeing, on average, three films a week at the theater alone. By mid-2016, I got the idea, …
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Culture War Vol. 2: How to Drive Leftist Scolds Crazy
6 months ago

Culture War Vol. 2: How to Drive Leftist Scolds Crazy

In Part One of this series, I brought up a question few are asking: what are the victory conditions of the Culture War?

The monopolistic control over mass media that …
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Culture War Vol. 1: Conservatives’ Modest Goals, Defined
6 months ago

Culture War Vol. 1: Conservatives’ Modest Goals, Defined

What are the victory conditions for the Culture War? What would winning even look like for conservatives?

Everybody wants to fight it (or, let’s face it, look like they’re fighting …
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This Busy Wife and Mother Has a Story to Tell You
6 months ago

This Busy Wife and Mother Has a Story to Tell You

How much time do you spend reading? Binging Netflix? Hallmark holiday movie marathon, anyone?

Even if you are stupid, crazy, insanely busy like I am, I bet it’s a lot.


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One Unforgettable Road Trip Sparks ‘Cancer Rebellion’
7 months ago

One Unforgettable Road Trip Sparks ‘Cancer Rebellion’

I was fifteen years old. Just got my driver’s permit. Just asked a girl on a date. Just discovered The Clash. Just diagnosed with Leukemia.

Needless to say it was …
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