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Top 10 TV Stories of 2013

2013 was a beauty. While some may claim that television is a dying medium in a digital age, I say that couldn’t be less true. In 1970, at the time considered the peak of television, Americans spent 1,226 hours a year watching television. By 2009, it had jumped to 1,774 hours. Our online habits do…

Miley Cyrus at the 2013 VMAs

Gauging The Reaction To Miley Cyrus’ VMAs Performance

It’s no surprise that the producers of the 2013 Video Music Awards asked the artists responsible for two of the year’s most controversial (and catchy) songs, Robin Thicke (“Blurred Lines”) and Miley Cyrus (“We Can’t Stop”), to perform together. Let’s get one thing straight, the VMAs aren’t an awards show so much as they are…


The Emmys: Why Some Shows Soar And Others Sink

My heart broke during last Sunday’s Emmys, as the portrayals of Walter White, Leslie Knope, and Schmidt went unappreciated while Homeland, Modern Family, and HBO swept up the awards. As a TV junkie, I was well aware that the Emmys are not an absolute measure of quality, and that I was bound to be let…