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Anne Rule’s Too Late to Say Goodbye

True crime has been undergoing a bit of a renaissance, in large part due to Sarah Koenig’s record-shattering podcast Serial. There’s a lot that could be said about what this might mean for civilization (short version, we’re doomed, but you … Continue reading

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Lifetime Theater: Beautiful & Twisted

Television and movies have gone a strange and counterintuitive inversion over the past twenty years. In the ‘70s and ‘80s, movies were home to the extreme edges of human behavior, from graphic violence to inventive sex. People even said “fuck” … Continue reading

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Lifetime Theater: Drew Peterson: Untouchable

For better or worse, Meredith Baxter and Valerie Bertinelli are indelibly associated in the public consciousness with Lifetime movies. Both women possessed the irresistible combination of recognizable faces and affordable price tags that guaranteed they would have work in TV … Continue reading

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Gimme Some After School Specials: Schoolboy Father

Plato’s Theory of Forms posits that for every object, there is an infinitely pure ideal of that form that exists only in the mind.  For example, the word “dog” can mean any number of canines.  Some of them might be … Continue reading

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