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Posts in category “Pop Culture”

Chappaquiddick, Now And Forever

Massachusetts 1969 — but its dark account of human nature is timeless and universal

Posted July 19th, 2018

Uptown Norfolk

A Virginia police department wins the Internet with ‘Uptown Funk’

Posted July 10th, 2018

Letting It Be In Liverpool

James Corden and Paul McCartney sing and drive their way around the city

Posted June 25th, 2018

His Son The Snow Queen

Dad reconciles himself to the higher wisdom of cross-dressing son, a ‘Frozen’ fan

Posted June 14th, 2018

Harry, Hanna, Beaux — And René

A teen throuple, mimesis, and the breaking of the levee

Posted June 11th, 2018

A Tale Of Two Tonys

How did Robert De Niro’s Manhattan spite at the Tony Awards play in Tony Bourdain’s Appalachia?

Posted June 11th, 2018

We Need To Talk About ‘The Americans’

An ending that was beautifully constructed, but unsatisfying

Posted May 31st, 2018

Steve Miller Is A Mensch

’70s-era rock megastar mentors a kid from suburban Dallas

Posted May 30th, 2018

Roseanne Deserved It

ABC was right to fire her

Posted May 29th, 2018

Conservative Free Speech Hypocrisy

‘Bake the cake, bigot’ is un-American. So is, ‘Stand for the anthem, Negro’

Posted May 25th, 2018

How Will They End ‘The Americans’?

Next Wednesday will be the series finale of The Americans, the great …

Posted May 25th, 2018

‘Show Dogs’ — Grooming Kids?

Claim: Pervy children’s movie says success depends on letting strangers touch your privates

Posted May 20th, 2018

Helplessness & The Santa Fe Shooting

The more these things happen, the less sense they make

Posted May 19th, 2018

The Tragedy Of Whitney Houston

New documentary reveals dark secrets behind singer’s life, death

Posted May 17th, 2018

Secular-Left Wahhabism Alert

A New Yorker writer polices the ideological boundary between Elon Musk and Grimes

Posted May 11th, 2018

Rewriting Bill Cosby’s History

He’s a bad man, but deserves to stay in the TV Hall of Fame

Posted May 2nd, 2018

New Order 1930s

Orkestra Obsolete plays New Wave classic on old instruments

Posted April 27th, 2018