CNN

‘Chicagoland’: Why Is the Media So Obsessed With Midwestern Cities in Crisis?

By

I don’t know exactly when, but at some point after the crash of the financial market in 2008 and about a year ago, I got sick of hearing about Detroit. A city I’ve visited many times, and a place that I’d like to see rebound from decades of sliding downhill, the media would not let up on telling us about this city and what it represented for America: if Detroit failed, we all failed.
…Read More

This Week’s Top 5 TV Moments

By

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 week, Wendy Davis dominated the news while the Veep and Mad Men finales dominated Monday’s water-cooler chats.
…Read More