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Point/Counterpoint: Is Shark Week Still Cool?
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Point/Counterpoint is a recurring feature on BDCwire which explores the pros and cons of various parts of life in Boston. These arguments may, or may not, break any new ground, but are meant as a starting point for you too to make an argument. Today’s debate surrounds the popular annual television event, Shark Week. What do you think? Are you pro-Shark Week or anti-Shark Week? Here are our two sides, but be sure to cast your vote below. More
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Jimmy Fallon Joins Crosby, Stills & Nash as Neil Young for ‘Fancy’ Cover
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We could've seen it a mile a way, but whenever Jimmy Fallon has an opportunity to dust off the old Neil Young impression, it's both accurate and completely against anything the real Neil Young would likely perform. Last night on "The Tonight Show," however, Fallon welcomed Neil Young's early collaborators, Crosby, Stills & Nash for another unlikely cover. More
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5 Sleeper Films New to Netflix This Month for Those Done With ‘OITNB’
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The month of June is more than halfway over, and all anybody has been talking about when it comes to Netflix is (surprise!) "Orange Is the New Black."  Well, I burned through the second season in less than a week, so I was forced to turn my eyes towards the rest of Netflix's immense catalog.  While plenty of classics are new to Netflix streaming this month (looking at you "Apocalypse Now," "Carrie," "Wayne's World"), I decided to give the little guys a chance, the ones you may have missed during all of the OITNB hubbub.  Let the dogs have their day!
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Angel Olsen, Mike Tyson, Paul Rudd, More Late Night TV Guests This Week
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It's the good, the bad, and the ugly this week in late night. Some nights Fallon is killing it with his guests and music choices, and other nights Letterman is on point. Either way, if you’re being lazy this week and don’t feel like making your way to the abundance of fun events going down in Boston now that the weather is nice, you may find yourself watching some late night talk shows. Here are some of the best and not so great guests appearing this week. More
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Linda Belcher of ‘Bob’s Burgers’ May Be Voiced by a Man, but She’s One Hell of a Woman
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Sitcoms rely on classic tropes that often end up reinforcing harmful gender stereotypes. Few TV shows do this as much as outrageous cartoon sitcoms like "Family Guy," "American Dad," and "The Simpsons."

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Featured Music in ‘Orange Is the New Black’
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Those who have been hiding under rock may not yet have heard of 'Orange Is the New Black''s much anticipated return. Social media has been buzzing as fans binge-watch the Netflix original series that follows Piper Chapman as she serves a 15 month sentence in a federal prison after being charged with drug trafficking. The show is truly addicting as it brilliantly tackles a a broad range of issues including racism, sexism, gender and mental illness. But this show also deserves major props for it's wide-ranging soundtrack selections. More