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Raising a Toast to ‘Drunk History’

For a kid growing up in the 70’s, there were few joys as pure as those breaks during Saturday morning cartoons when you would be treated to an episode of Schoolhouse Rock. Just a minute or two long, these animated music videos delivered lasting lessons about things that real school made painfully dull. A kid…

Kevin Bacon Shines in ‘City on a Hill’

In his farewell address to the nation on January 11, 1989, President Ronald Reagan waxed poetic about his vision for America as a “shining city on a hill… a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, windswept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living in harmony and peace.” And so it…

5 Questions Going into Season 6 of ‘Younger’

In a sort of metatextual comment on its own themes, TV Land’s flagship drama Younger keeps getting better as it gets older. Initally premised around Liza (Sutton Foster), a 40-year-old divorcee, lying about her age to get back into the workforce, Younger is a meditation on the idea that we are not defined by age…