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Game of Thrones Season 8 Preview

I’m not necessarily the best at predicting what’s going to happen on the shows I write about. But I’ll say this, I was 100 percent correct when I closed my last Game of Thrones review with, “Until next year (or the year after at this rate).” Trailer So here we […]

Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / Previews

Real Sports Preview: Young, Unarmed Black Men are Still Dying in “Tragedy in Texas”

 I, for one, am tired of hearing about young, unarmed black men being killed by cops. I’m not saying all cops are bad, because of course they’re not. But a disproportionately large group of black men are being shot and killed by law enforcement. So what can we do? […]

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“Stolen Daughters” Producers Karen Edwards and Sasha Achilli Highlight the Importance of the Chibok Girls and More [Exclusive]

Michelle Obama and other celebrities held up signs that read #BringBackOurGirls and set off a social media firestorm. For a long time Western media wasn’t reporting on the atrocities that Boko Haram were perpetrating on their own people. When the kidnapping of the Chibok girls came to the attention of […]

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HBO Documentary Preview: How Will Nigeria’s “Stolen Daughters” Recover and Heal from Their Time with Boko Haram?

In 2014, 276 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped from a school in Chibok, Northern Nigeria, and hidden in the vast Sambisa forest for three years by Boko Haram, a violent Islamic insurgent movement. Granted exclusive access to the 82 girls who were freed last year and taken to a secret […]

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HBO Documentary Preview: (This Is) Jane Fonda In Five Acts

I had no idea Jane Fonda was this interesting, but I’ll have to blame that on my lack of imagination and knowledge of the facts of her life. Of course, I knew she was an actress. And I knew she was an activist. But what this documentary does so well […]

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VICE Preview: “Brainhackers” and “Fall of Rio”

Neurotechnology is such an interesting, fascinating — and potentially very dangerous — field of study. If stimulating your brain in a certain way can help you stop binge eating or prevent an urge to commit suicide, isn’t that a good thing? If you’ve had an accident and neurotechnology allows you […]

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VICE Preview: Can “Engineering Earth” Slow Down or Stop Global Warming?

If you’re even remotely engaged in the global warming/climate change “debate,” you know we’re already in trouble. CO2 emissions are warming our planet and causing extreme weather events. Scientists agree that this is a man-made problem. So, is there anything to be done or is it already too late? In […]

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VICE Preview: Who Will Win “Trump’s Trade War?” No one.

We’re not economists, but we do know that protectionism doesn’t benefit us in the long or short term and it certainly doesn’t make America great again. When economists come together en masse to tell the Trump Administration that their version of “free trade” will harm our economy and American jobs, […]

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HBO Preview: Being Serena

WARNNG: Mild Being Serena spoilers HBO premieres a new documentary series tonight. It focuses on tennis legend Serena Williams. On the court she’s a beast but get ready to discover a more complete version of the superstar athlete.

Recaps

Game of Thrones “The Dragon and the Wolf”

Well, “Winds of Winter” that was not. In previous years, hearing that a Game of Thrones season finale would be pushing 90 minutes in length would have left me excited and full of anticipation. After all, lots of excellent episodes of this show are longer than average in duration. Why wouldn’t “The […]