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Television

The shock value of Lena Dunham

She was the low-culture Mary Tyler Moore

By Art Tavana

Film

Thirty-five years of crying to Planes, Trains and Automobiles

I like to spend every Thanksgiving with John Candy

By Art Tavana

Music

Taylor Swift is one of America’s great storytellers

She’s trained the Swifties to read between the lines

By Art Tavana

Television

Blockbuster is the best argument in favor of That ’90s Show

TV’s worst-reviewed show makes you nostalgic for Gen X

By Art Tavana

Music

Does Rihanna have a method to her madness?

The singer and entrepreneur has risked a lot just to give Johnny Depp the spotlight

By Art Tavana

Film

The romcom’s ‘Ticket to Paradise’? Women 

Why the new Clooney-Roberts flick succeeded where Bros failed

By Art Tavana

Music

Apple Music cynically exploits Kanye West by deplatforming him

Getting them tons of free media impressions. How convenient

By Art Tavana

Music

Kanye West just can’t shut up 

Can anyone save the old Kanye from the new Kanye?

By Art Tavana

Business

How Netflix saved comedy

It saturated the market with comics who are on opposite sides of the culture wars

By Art Tavana

Business

Vince McMahon’s final act

To say he’s the most indefatigable promoter that ever lived is an understatement

By Art Tavana

Art

Tarantino’s male fantasy rejects your hypothesis

Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood reviewed

By Art Tavana

Internet

The tale of Laura Loomer

The media activist on journalism, fame, addiction and depression

By Art Tavana

Art

Jordan Peele’s political failure

The Get Out director snuffs out the magic of The Twilight Zone

By Art Tavana

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