Television

This Week’s Top 5 TV Moments: Jeb?

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There are scores of TV shows out there, with dozens of new episodes each week, not to mention everything you can find on Hulu Plus, Netflix streaming, and HBO Go. How’s a viewer to keep up? To help you sort through all that television has to offer, Flavorwire is compiling the five best moments on TV each week. This time, it’s all about late night and political humor as broadcast settles into a midseason lull and primary season heats up. 
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The Story Behind “Her Story,” a Trans, Queer Romance That’s Perfect for Valentine’s Day

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Neither Laura Zak nor Jen Richards are particular fans of romantic comedies. But in “Her Story,” the six-episode web series of which they’re both co-writers and co-stars, that’s exactly what they’ve created. “Her Story,” released in late January, lays out a familiar narrative: two attractive, young city dwellers meet and fall for each other, overcoming an obstacle or three between their meet-cute and their happy ending.
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‘Vinyl’ Brings the Volume — and the Drugs — But Not Much Else

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In a late-era episode titled “The Crash,” Mad Men briefly devolved into total insanity. Fueled by a mysterious “energy serum” that increasingly looks like speed, the Sterling Cooper crew goes fully batshit for 48 hours, tap dancing and all, until Dick Whitman finds himself back in the whorehouse of his youth. It’s a manic, dreamlike break from the series’ typically elegant structure, throwing caution and even logic to the wind in favor of chasing its own characters’ high.
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Sanders on ‘Colbert’ on Why He Should Be President: Bill O’Reilly “Would Move to Ireland”

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After dining with Al Sharpton yesterday morning following his New Hampshire win, Bernie Sanders continued his conversational rounds with American icons later in the day with an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, in which Sanders both got to aim comedic ire at Bill O’Reilly, while also having to address some challenging questions from Colbert. 
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