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'Lovecraft Country' Creator Reclaims The Genre Space For People Of Color

"Horror, which is my favorite genre, works best for me when there's a metaphor," Misha Green says. Her HBO series mixes the real horrors of the Black experience in the '50s with supernatural terrors.

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'Lovecraft Country' Creator Aims To Reclaim The Horror Genre For People Of Color

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Ken Burns' 'Hemingway' Docuseries Dives Into The Writer's Complicated Life

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