Competition, High Bills Hurt Cable Companies

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J.J. Abrams' Directing 'Star Wars' Is Perfect Storm For Science Fiction Fans

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Inaugural Parade Includes Military Units, Lots Of Marching Bands

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Inaugural Parade Begins At The Pentagon, Moves To D.C.

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At Tyler Perry's live performances, his gospel-tinged references aren't meant for everyone in the audience. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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In A Fragmented Cultureverse, Can Pop References Still Pop?

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Mark Gagliardi and Autumn Reeser, as aviator Amelia Earhart, perform in The Thrilling Adventure Hour. Actors dress up and read scripts onstage in front of a live nightclub audience. Jonathan Reilly/The Thrilling Adventure Hour hide caption

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'Adventure Hour' Is A New Take On Old-Time Radio

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Partners Bryan (Andrew Rannells) and David (Justin Bartha) decide to use a surrogate to expand their family in The New Normal. Trae Patton/AP hide caption

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Who's Gay On TV? Dads, Journalists, Investigators And Footmen

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Amanda Cohen is the chef-owner of Dirt Candy, a vegetable-focused restaurant in New York City. Clarkson Potter hide caption

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'Dirt Candy': A Visual Veggie Cookbook With A Memoir Mixed In

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A screengrab from the "Kony 2012" online video about the Central African warlord Joseph Kony, which skyrocketed in popularity after its release in March. It was criticized, then forgotten, just as quickly. via YouTube hide caption

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In Rapid-Fire 2012, Memes' Half-Life Fell To A Quarter

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Lou Nasti runs a factory in Brooklyn that makes animatronic Christmas displays. He's been at it for almost 44 years. Neda Ulaby/NPR hide caption

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At A Real-Life Santa's Workshop, Christmas Comes Early

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The use of the word random as slang found its way into Amy Heckerling's 1995 hit film, Clueless, starring Alicia Silverstone. Paramount/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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That's So Random: The Evolution Of An Odd Word

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R. Kelly (left) as Sylvester, and Eric Lane as Twan, in Trapped in the Closet, which relaunched with new chapters last week on IFC. Parrish Lewis/IFC hide caption

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R. Kelly's Queer, Campy 'Closet' Reopens

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In North Dakota, A Tale Of Two Ticket-Splitters

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