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‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Have No Time for Sex Scenes in Season 8, Dammit

There are only five episodes left in the entire run of Game of Thrones, but here we are, wasting valuable screen time on three naked…

The Die-Hard Chicago Bears Fans Who Watch ‘Very Cavallari’ Every Week

As far back as he can remember, Adam, a 40-year-old Chicago native, has watched every Bears football game. But since last year, he’s got a…

The Case Against Binge-Watching

In 2008 when Season One of Mad Men first became available on DVD — this was the olden days, before streaming services — I rented…

An Oral History of ‘Taxicab Confessions’

I watched Taxicab Confessions for the first time in my mother’s basement while home on break from boarding school in 1995. I remember dutifully keeping…