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Slim Pickings at the Network TV Bazaar

Three talented actresses in three terrible shows.

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Sept. 16 2014 12:30 PMHow Steven Moffat Made the Best Doctor Who Episode in Years
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Sept. 16 2014 10:52 AMBill Hader Explains Why Playing Stefon Made Him Laugh and Why LeBron James Is Funny
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Sept. 15 2014 8:58 PMWatch Lorde’s Stunning Cover of Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights”
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Sept. 15 2014 5:23 PMFor $10 Million, This Duo Will Write a New Song for You Every Year. This One’s Free.
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Sept. 15 2014 1:12 PMChildish Gambino Trades in Rapping for Crooning on the Great ’80s-Tinged “Sober”
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Sept. 15 2014 12:25 PMKatniss Is a Reluctant Hero in the New Hunger Games Trailer
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Sept. 15 2014 9:05 AMWatch Conan O’Brien Sing the Monorail Song
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Sept. 14 2014 7:10 PMWatch Michael Winslow Perform Every Part of “Whole Lotta Love” With Just His Voice
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Sept. 13 2014 4:47 PMThe Simpsons’ Groundskeeper Willie Shares His Thoughts on Scottish Independence
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Sept. 13 2014 2:05 PMHere’s “Give it Up,” Kutiman’s Brilliant Song Comprised Entirely of Amateur YouTube Clips
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Sept. 12 2014 8:29 PMTeddy Roosevelt Would Never Get Elected in 2014Ken Burns on why he fell in love with TR and FDR, and what the presidential cousins would make of our own political moment.
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Sept. 12 2014 1:59 PMThe Death of Adulthood Is Actually the Rise of Pleasure
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Sept. 12 2014 11:32 AMThe Very Funny Comic Who Just Became SNL’s Next Weekend Update Anchor
Movies
Sept. 12 2014 10:00 AMThe Disappearance of The Disappearance of Eleanor RigbyWhy did Harvey Weinstein have a director transform two reportedly fascinating romantic dramas into one bland one?
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Sept. 11 2014 4:30 PMDear Professors: Please Don’t Respond to the Mean Things Students Say About You Online
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Sept. 16 2014 11:40 AMThis Is the Best Way to Organize Your Fridge
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Sept. 16 2014 9:13 AMClive James, Terminally Ill, Has Written an Exquisitely Resigned Farewell Poem
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Sept. 15 2014 5:26 PMRobin Thicke’s Bizarre “Blurred Lines” Deposition Is Both Unflattering and Convenient
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Sept. 15 2014 1:35 PMMovie With Black Stars Makes More Money Than White People in Hollywood Expected. Again.
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Sept. 15 2014 12:56 PMThe Hidden Beauty of New York City’s Basements
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Sept. 15 2014 12:00 PMMorgan Freeman Being Inspirational Will Get You Through Another Week
Music
Sept. 14 2014 11:44 PMA Little Bit Softer Now, a Little Bit Softer Now …The sad, gradual decline of the fade-out in popular music.
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Sept. 14 2014 11:00 AMThe Crumbling and Abandoned Remains of Italy’s Once-Grand Discotheques 
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Sept. 13 2014 3:55 PMJack White’s Music Video for “Would You Fight for My Love” Was Made in a Day
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Sept. 13 2014 11:44 AMWhy Does the New York Times Diagramless Crossword Hide the Location of Its First Square?
Books
Sept. 12 2014 2:45 PMThe Character Loses Battles, but the Writer’s Won the War Caitlin Moran is all grown up. Can her autobiographical novel about an unformed girl overcome that?
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Sept. 12 2014 1:14 PMThis Trailer for the Next Jennifer Lawrence–Bradley Cooper Movie Is Not Very Promising
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Sept. 12 2014 10:57 AMThese Serene Duck-Hunting Dens Look Like Giant Bird Nests
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Sept. 11 2014 11:38 PMThe Beatles. Bob Dylan. Biggie Smalls.Why the rapper belongs in the company of pop’s most influential artists.
Books
Sept. 11 2014 4:18 PMAll That GlittersDaphne Merkin writes seductively about the brilliant surface of our surface-infatuated age.

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