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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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“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

To Boldly Go … Sci-fi’s Trailblazing Women

While Hollywood continues to grapple with gender equity, no genre seems more primed to help steer the conversation in the right direction than sci-fi where women are regularly flourishing of late.  For obvious reason, science fiction has consistently been a forward-thinking format, starting with groundbreaker

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Here’s Listening to You, Kid: 5 Picks from “You Must Remember This” Podcast

As a cinephile, I’m always hungry for more weird trivia on movie history, so I’m totally the target demographic of You Must Remember This, a podcast dedicated to the “secret and/or forgotten history of Hollywood’s first century.” Written, produced, and narrated by film critic Karina Longworth, the

Fakin’ It As They Make It: Why “Documentary Now!” Is So Good

There’s an old saying, “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,” and if that’s really true, then IFC’s Documentary Now! is the most flattering series on TV because it is a big, fat love letter to documentary filmmaking from three major fans: Bill Hader, Fred Armisen,