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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – December 5 – 11

Sorry Scrooges, but it’s now December and definitely time to embrace the Christmas spirit. With this mind, some of this week’s pop culture highlights have a holiday theme, though you’ll be glad to know we’ve found some ”festive-free” selections too. 1. WHAT TO WATCH IF YOUR HOLIDAY SEASON COULD DO WITH AN ADDED INJECTION OF […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – November 28 – Dec. 4

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s often the most stressful too. If a gingerbread latte just isn’t enough to soothe you right now, why not try one of this week’s pop culture essentials instead. 1. WHAT TO WATCH IF YOU LIKE A POP DIVA WHO SURE KNOWS HOW TO ACT […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week – November 21-27

Christmas is creeping ever closer, but there’s no reason to get too stressed just yet (we still need to get through Thanksgiving in the U.S.). And if you’re looking for reasons to put off your holiday shopping, you’re in luck, because we’ve rounded up 10 of them right here. 1. WHAT TO WATCH WHILE DRINKING COFFEE […]


10 Things You Need to Know This Week – November 14 – 20

Here is a week’s worth of pop culture to help wind down from the weekend and gear up for the week to come: 1. WHAT TO WATCH WHETHER YOU’VE READ THE HARRY POTTER BOOKS OR NOT Obviously Potterphiles are excited about this spin-off film, which hits theaters Friday, but J.K. Rowling has reassured newcomers they’ll be able […]

Kevin Hart Official After Party with DJ Ruckus as Part of Mohegan Sun’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

10 Things You Need to Know This Week – November 7 – 13

We all know something big is happening this week, but if you’re looking for distractions, even for just an hour or two, you’ve certainly come to the right place. 1. WHAT TO WATCH AND LAUGH AT, WHICHEVER WAY YOU’RE VOTING THIS WEEK Airing on the eve of the election tonight (November 7), this hour-long compilation […]


10 Things You Need to Know This Week – October 31 – November 6

Happy Halloween! Here are 10 things to check out this week while sneakily eating that candy you promised you only bought for the trick-or-treaters. 1. WHAT TO WATCH IF YOU THINK YOU’RE SO OVER COMIC BOOK MOVIES If Suicide Squad put you off the superhero genre for good, this intriguing and visually brilliant film should […]


10 Things You Need to Know This Week – October 24 – 30

Whether you like your entertainment to be edgy and modern or more retro and old-school, this week’s list of pop culture essentials will definitely have something for you. And if you’re already finding yourself getting into the holiday spirit, well, so much the better. 1. WHAT TO WATCH FOR CLEVER, CHARACTER-BASED COMEDY Tracey Ullman won […]


WATCH: Behind the Scenes of New York Comic Con

San Diego’s annual convention may be more famous, but the 10-year-old Big Apple version, which now boasts more than 180,000 visitors, has gradually stepped out of its shadow. Anglophenia’s Maude Garrett went behind the scenes of this year’s NYCC, witnessing some truly brilliant cosplay, and even grabbed an exclusive interview with a legendary attendee, original […]


10 Things You Need to Know This Week – October 17 – 23

As election fever tightens its grip on the nation, we all need our little distractions more than ever. Here are 10 of the best diversions available through Sunday. 1. WHAT TO WATCH IF YOU LIKE A THRILLER THAT’S FAR-OUT BUT FUNNY Based on novels by author Douglas Adams (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy), this new […]


10 Things You Need to Know This Week – October 10 – 16

In recent days the internet has seemed unduly obsessed with money: there have been countless reports about how much the reunited Gilmore Girls cast could be earning and how much Daniel Radcliffe (may have) made from Harry Potter. Let’s just accept they’re all more than rich enough to do their weekly grocery shop at Whole […]

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