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The History of Recorded Music in Just 8 Episodes

Even before MTV, rock and roll frequently existed in a visual space along with the sonic one. One of the most obvious expressions of this affinity has been the numerous attempts to encapsulate the cultural significance of rock music for television and film. Though not

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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

Sherlock: The Game is On

According to Guinness World Records, he’s “the most portrayed literary human character in film & TV.” But it’s the 21st-century version of Sherlock Holmes portrayed in the BBC drama Sherlock that has me enthralled. I admit I’m a bit late to the sensation that is

Why “The Get Down” Will Be Your Next Netflix Binge

If you’ve already torn through Netflix’s excellent ode to the ‘80s Stranger Things, you don’t have long to wait for its next binge-worthy historical drama. Arriving from director Baz Luhrmann on August 12, The Get Down rewinds to New York City in the ‘70s. Like

Mad for MADtv

In case you haven’t heard the news, take note: MADtv just premiered a reboot of the diversity-rich, alt-comedy answer to Saturday Night Live on The CW. So in honor of the new MADtv’s premiere earlier this month, let’s take a stroll down memory lane circa