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24 Reasons Time Travel is the Ultimate Superpower

Roy Huff
in Entertainment

It took confronting a rabid pit bull in middle school to understand the awesomeness of superpowers and how not having them sucks when you’re in a bind. Imagine staring down a beast foaming at the mout...

Actor Bill Paxton Dead At 61

Christina St-Jean
in Entertainment

One of the most affable actors of a generation has died. Bill Paxton, known for his Emmy winning turn in the Hatfields and McCoys miniseries and for roles in films like Aliens and Twister, was 61. His...

The Healing Angels

Frederick Park
in Entertainment

Released in December 2016, this program follows the life story of a woman named Prairie Johnson as she recounts her perceptions of the events therein. Prairie Johnson is portrayed by series creator Br...

Why the M*A*S*H Series Finale is Still The Greatest Of All Time

Jason Schwartz
in Entertainment

There's nothing more hotly contested than a series finale. After investing years into a show, people are hoping to get the ultimate payoff. Some series finales fall short (check out my article on that...

'Person of Interest' Role Cements Michael Emerson as One of TV’s Hottest Actors

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

Athletics not really an option for tv actor Michael Emerson as a kid growing up in Iowa, the after school activity left to him was the Midwestern tradition of speech and debate. He’d enter state and l...

New TV Adaptation of His Dark Materials Arriving This Year

Catherine Charlwood
in Entertainment

BBC One is joining forces with New Line and Bad Wolf Productions, the very talented Julie Gardner and Jane Tranter, to create an eight-part TV event of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials Book Trilogy...

Maybe 'Vinyl' Wasn't That Bad

Marina Caitlin Watts
in Entertainment

Many were thrilled when HBO's run-amok series Vinyl was denied a second season. The New Yorker stated "Vinyl, in other words, is the Hard Rock Café: chaos for tourists." Despite what critics and music...

5 Horrible Ideas For TV Shows (That Actually Aired)

Jason Schwartz
in Entertainment

Sometimes you look at a show and wonder how someone thought that would be a good idea for a TV show. I understand not all shows are going to be Game of Thrones, but honestly who thought a show about t...

Books About TV Shows by Pop Culture Critics

Rachel David
in Entertainment

There has never been such a saturated television landscape as there is now, and the variety of TV shows that exist only continues to grow exponentially. If you're anything like me, you appreciate the ...

Martin Short Publishes Life Story to Cope with the Death of His Wife

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

On Friday Night, the Harvey School in Bedford presented the fourth in its series of celebrity Q&As. Paul Shaffer providing the Qs, Martin Short let fly, and the audience didn’t come down until the Can...

5 Disney Channel Original Movies and the Awful Lessons They Teach

Jason Schwartz
in Entertainment

Some of my favorite childhood movies were the Disney Channel Original Movies, (DCOMs). When I think of DCOMs I think of movies like High School Musical and Halloweentown, fun movies that have great mo...

6 Marvel Characters Who Need Their Own TV-Show

Joachim Heijndermans
in Entertainment

Marvel's rise in the film and television scene has been staggering, with movie after movie and tv-show after tv-show hitting it big. It is noticeable how critically acclaimed their tv-exploits have be...

Best Horror Anime TV Shows

Stephen Hamilton
in Entertainment

While many of us (particularly ladies) are allured by chick flicks where Prince Charming and his “damsel in distress” fall head over heels in love, bravely face the agonizing dilemma of being torn apart, and ultimately rejoice in reunion towards the end of the series, there is a whole group of people who prefer to revel in nauseating blood-bath scenes full of undead zombies, possessed-with-evil deadites, and brimming with darkseekers (a hybrid between a vampire and a zombie). Although these die ...

Netflix's 'A Series of Unfortunate Events'

Marina Caitlin Watts
in Entertainment

“I can’t believe it. After years of providing top-quality entertainment on demand, Netflix is risking its reputation and its success by associating itself with my dismaying and upsetting books.” — Lem...

The Good and Bad of the First Episode of Riverdale

Jason Schwartz
in Entertainment

Warning: Spoilers for the first episode of Riverdale below This is not the Archie Andrews we grew up with. There's a reason they decided to call the series Riverdale instead of Archie, this is not the...

Best TV Shows Based on DC Comics

James Lizowski
in Entertainment

If you love comic books, checking out some TV shows based on the DC Comics universe is simply a must. So when you feel the need to return to Gotham City or want to explore the Starling City underbelly...