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Great Job, Internet!: Read This: Celebrate the 50-point basket with a history of Rock N’ Jock sports

Anyone between the ages of 25 and 40 who spent at least one lazy Saturday or Sunday in front of the TV probably saw at least one of MTV’s Rock N’ Jock sporting events, be it the annual basketball bout or the Softball Challenge. And while memories of the 50-point basket and Roger McDowell’s wigs loom large (as do people […]

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AVQ&A: Assuming the afterlife exists, in what fictional world do you want to spend it?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d like us and the readers […]

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TV Review: WE tv’s Sex Box does no justice to sex, some justice to boxes

In Sex Box, WE tv’s new reality show, intimacy-starved couples mix it up in an enclosed space in front of a live studio audience, then emerge from the throes of passion and detail their experience to a trio of relationship experts too telegenic to be authoritative. It’s a concept so purportedly provocative, it inspired the professional tut-tutters of the Parents […]

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TV Club: Archer: “The Kanes”

In a continuing theme this season, “The Kanes” is an episode that should have aired earlier in the rotation. As I said last week, motherhood has made for an exceptionally strained Lana; introducing AJ, Archer, and the audience to her parents earlier might have provided some more sympathetic context for her character. As it is, though, “The Kanes” is a […]

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