Idris Elba As A Post-Racial James Bond? Not So Fast

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Let’s not ignore the fact that the original James Bonds wasn’t just white. He was a white supremacist.

Cards Against Humanity: A Party Game For Horrible People

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews a rather raunchy (albeit hilarious) game (for adults only).

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Songs About the Uncharted Territory of Impending Fatherhood

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Andrew McMahon prepared for his new album while preparing for his daughter Cecilia to be born. Here is the story about the birth of both.

Behind the Scenes of a Flash Mob

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Have you ever wondered what goes into participating in a flash mob?

IKEA Instructions For Making Your Favorite Horror Movie Villains

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As first reported by Mikaela Rakos, Illustrator Ed Harrington makes it simple to create pop culture villains

Batman is Totally Overrated

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Why isn’t the rest of the world tired of this guy who should go to therapy instead of crouching on rooftops and brooding in shadows?

‘Life Itself’. The Review.

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The legendary film critic Roger Ebert is remembered in the documentary ‘Life Itself’. You will also remember this fantastic review of the film by Eric Shapiro.

“Are animals here for our amusement and entertainment?”

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What Kind of Company Tells SeaWorld “Thanks For the Order, But We Don’t Want Your Money?”

“Have we become obsessed with skeleton’s in everyone’s closets?”

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Cheering on the Bully and the Killer: Is That Entertainment?

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TV writer Steve Harper considers the morality of watching TV with dark themes.

Why Parenthood is the Manliest Show on Television

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Shadley Grei thinks men should overlook the tear-stained stigma of NBC’s family drama and watch it actually explore the real struggles of modern men.

Star Wars Characters Meet “Happy” & Dance Party Ensues (Video)

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With a title like “Happy,” I found it hard to believe that Pharrell Williams’ makes-you-wanna-move hit could be improved upon…. Then Star Wars characters were added to the mix.

Too Cold for Television

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When you write a blog, sometimes you have encounters with people that surprise you. I had one of those encounters this week.

The Conspiracy Theorists Among Us

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Shows like Scandal and House of Cards make for interesting entertainment, but they tell us little about how politics actually works.

Rated M for Misogyny

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Eric Robillard can find any movie to match his mood, but what he can’t tolerate is violence against women as a form of entertainment

Jaden Smith and the Trappings of Privilege

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Dr. Donald E Grant, Jr. explains that urban Black America helped to create the empire that is now “The Smiths”, and hopes Will or Jada steps forward to discredit their son’s irresponsible messages about education.