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Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Desert Island Discs for Netflix’s Grace and Frankie

As co-executive producer of the Netflix hit Grace and Frankie, John Hoffman was bound to have uncanny insights into this delightful show’s two primary unforgettable characters (played by Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin). And as an Emmy-nominated writer himself, Hoffman seemed also guaranteed to come

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Why “Will & Grace” Needs to Come Back

“Honey, what’s this? What’s happening? What’s going on here?” Fans of NBC’s hit sitcom Will & Grace sounded just like beloved, boozy gazillionaire Karen Walker as mysterious pictures of the show’s cast hit social media towards the end of September. Predictably, the Internet collectively lost

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The Great Guitar Drought of 1960-1963

Last year, I listened to and rated all the Billboard #1 hit songs from the 50s based on their use of the guitar, because — well, because. I scored each song from 1 to 10 on four possible guitar elements: riffage, rhythm, fills and solo.

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The Who’s Studio Albums: From Great to Glorious

Editor’s Note: Fans of The Who are obviously passionate. This article has generated more comments than many of our posts — and most are thoughtful and articulate. A few, however, are downright nasty. Please, be kind. Lists like these always generate discussion and debate. Let’s disagree

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What’s Eating Washington? “Braindead” Had a Theory…But “Designated Survivor” Has Ideals

As America struggles to recover from a presidential election filled with rancor, distrust, confusion and angst, you may ask yourself, “why can’t we all just get along”? One simple explanation may be that space bugs are eating our brains. CBS’s satirical horror-comedy, BrainDead, is the