Tag Archives: Entertainment

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To Boldly Return

The 12th (that’s right, 12th!) film based on the iconic ’60s TV show Star Trek was released in 2013. What is it about this never-ending story that keeps us coming back for more? ... More
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The Vast Wasteland

Television programming had never been worse. The quality of TV shows had been declining for years, but now it had reached an intolerable level. The decline had to stop said the FCC. The year was 1961. ... More

June 6, 1933: America Goes Out to the Movies

The first drive-in opened for business near Camden, New Jersey, 66 years ago this week. The drive-in movie craze peaked in 1958. As twilight fell on those Summer evenings, over 5,000 outdoor screens were flickering to life in fields from Maine to Monterey, attracting millions of movie-goers. Most of those theaters are now gone. A few remain. An even smaller number are still in operation. ... More