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Nicholas DeLorenzo

television writer/social assassin

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Though the official start of summer is nearly an entire month away, for all intents and purposes the summer season kicks off with this upcoming Memorial Day weekend, and whether you plan on grilling burgers by the pool or taking a road trip to the beach or simply intend to

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Home is a messed up place for a lot of people. Some return to the place they grew up to see a completely warped sense lifestyle that they want no part of, while others have never ventured away, continuing to live their prolonged high school days in familiar surroundings. Hannah

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When Jessa suggests that Hannah have sex with her harassing boss simply “for the story,” she’s immediately intrigued by the idea. “For the story” is a great way to justify horrible mistakes (believe me when I say that telling people I once spent a day stranded in Milan is a

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Though Cougar Town endured a critically-acclaimed three-season run, its low ratings assured itself to be one of ABC’s casualties during next week’s Upfronts. But in the face of dour news of cancellation, the Cul de Sac Crew has been resurrected by TBS, which may finally start putting its Very Funny slogan to use. 

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I guess after back-to-back-to-back very good episodes to open the series, each one topping the one before it, a part of me was simply expecting Girls to tail off a bit. It’s not the type of show I normally gravitate towards. It’s a comedy with a very distinct and new

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Peter Berg, co-creator and executive producer of the beloved TV show Friday Night Lights, along with Emmy-nominated star Connie Britton (who played kick-ass mom Tami Taylor), disclosed in a recent interview with Details Magazine that the series will be getting the big screen treatment sometime soon. For those unfamiliar, Friday Night Lights

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Much of the first two episodes of Girls was spent building these characters, especially Hannah, as sweet and kind-hearted, yet incredibly naive about many things, making them at times maddeningly unlikeable. But when faced with a problem that forces her to prioritize her baggage, Hannah begins to make strides in “All

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Remembering back to the early installments of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, when Jimmy spent most of the hour laughing at his own jokes and nervously stumbling over interviews, it would be hard to imagine him coming this far in such a short amount of time. Sure, there’s been some

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Following last week’s premiere episode, the Internet was abuzz with Girls backlash, attacking the show for seemingly every plausible reason. Some blasted it for being a pasty-white depiction of the most diverse city in the world. Others claimed Dunham and company have a sense of entitlement, as each of the

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The long-awaited fourth season of Arrested Development will return sometime next year with all 10 episodes debuting on the same day, as reveled by series creator Mitch Hurwitz and Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos at the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday. An exact release

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As apart of the American Express Unstaged series — which previously brought us collaborations from Arcade Fire/Terry Gilliam, The Roots and John Legend/Spike Lee, Duran Duran/David Lynch, and My Morning Jacket/Todd Haynes — Jack White will be performing at Webster Hall in New York City on April 27 at 9

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This generation of young people exiting college and being tossed out into the real world is largely misunderstood. Even I, as a member of this group/club/cult, cannot bolt down exactly what our deal is. We don’t even have a proper name like the Baby Boomers or Generation X had. The

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Lollapalooza returns to Grant Park in Chicago this summer with a stellar lineup, as reported by the Chicago Tribune this evening. Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, and Black Sabbath will serve as the headliners for the three-day festival, which boasts a very exciting and eclectic group of middle-tier of performers, including

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The rise of the Alabama Shakes in the last few months has been a peculiar one. The band formed a few years back, playing dive bars in the south with setlists consisting mostly of covers ranging from Led Zeppelin to James Brown. They released a four-song EP on their own

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HBO’s sexy fantasy drama True Blood is returning this June, whether you like it or not. The network struck gold with the whole vampire love-triangle craze back in 2008 and the show has since grown to be HBO’s most successful program since The Sopranos. But what started as an incredibly fun and

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HBO debuted the trailer for its new series The Newsroom last night, marking the return to television for one of the most storied writers in the medium’s history, Aaron Sorkin. Fans of Sorkin should be thrilled by what they see, as The Newsroom seems to be the perfect blend of his

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