How the Film Industry Murdered Originality

If the impending fall television season has taught me anything, it's that people will watch ANYTHING. From The CW's "Supergirl," which looks like a sad attempt at meshing the popularity of superhero films with "The Devil Wears Prada," to "Heroes Reborn," NBC's attempt at recapturing the short-lived success of 2004's Hayden Panettiere vehicle of the same name—Hollywood seems [...]

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Why Everyone Should Miss Jon Stewart

This past week, a comedic great left our TVs, laptops, iPhones, iPads, Kindles, GameBoys and everything else people own that has a screen. Which is sad, because he lit all of 'em up. The New Jersey native redefined the comedic genre when he took over for Craig Kilborn as Daily Show host in 1999, mastering a [...]