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Where are the Female Superheroes? Television, My Friend

Thirty new superhero flicks are scheduled to come out over the next five years, of which just two will have female leads—Wonder Woman and Avengers (with Black Widow). It’s no news that Hollywood has an abysmal history of producing movies starring women superheroes, but the good

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Your 10 Favorite Concept Albums

There’s been a huge response to our post on 31 Concept Albums You May Have Missed. Many of you wrote in to suggest concept albums that we may have missed. So, if you haven’t had your fill of concept albums yet, here are the top

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“Rocky Horror” vs. “Hair” – Guess Which Musical Wins?

The recent remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show on Fox got me thinking about the era in which it was originally released, and about another 70s movie musical addressing a particular kind of counter culture – Milos Forman’s big screen version of Hair. I

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“Animaniacs”: The Wildest, Wackiest (and Smartest!) Cartoon of the 90s

For five years in the mid-1990s, Fox and the WB aired a strangely wonderful kids cartoon executive produced by Steven Spielberg. Peppered with adult jokes, pop culture references, slapstick humor, satire, and silly catchphrases, Animaniacs became a cult favorite for kids of a certain age and a surprising

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“Black Mirror” is Changing in Delightful Ways

The irony is not lost on us. You’re reading this article on your phone or your computer or your tablet, and we’re recommending a show that’s primary message is “Put that tech down and live a little.” Yes, the dystopian anthology series Black Mirror is