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    The Newsroom Season Two Finale RecapThis season of The Newsroom may as well have been its apology tour.
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    The Newsroom Recap: ‘We Have Gone to the Zoo’It’s the most exciting time of the year — Election Night.
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    The Newsroom Recap: The Shot Clock Runs OutOver the past few weeks, The Newsroom has remade itself into good television on the fly. All it took was Jerry Dantana.
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    The Newsroom Recap: If, ThenWhat are we to make of Jerry Dantana?
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    The Newsroom Recap: ‘You’re Impressive’“News Night With Will McAvoy” was the best Newsroom episode to date.
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    The Newsroom Recap: Out of AfricaWe’ve spent so much time talking about The Newsroom’s women problem that we haven’t talked about its race problem.
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    The Newsroom Recap: Mission to Civilize, OnwardThis episode showed what happens when our heroes try to recruit others into the NewsNight family.
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    The Newsroom Recap: Men and Showers“The Genoa Tip” finds our heroes flailing through the cloudy waters of self-doubt.
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    The Newsroom Season 2 Premiere Recap: Partyin’, Partyin’, YeahWe’re back for season two, and Will is singing Rebecca Black.
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    The Newsroom Recap: Don Quixote Rides AgainWe wonder, who are the greater fools?
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    The Newsroom Recap: BackslidingA dispatch from our own Brian Brenner, who is embedded at News Night.
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    The Newsroom Recap: Do It for Us, Will!OBL EKIA WTF.
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    The Newsroom Recap: Scorched Source Tactics See how much more fun it is when people make mistakes?
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    The Newsroom Recap: Rudy! Rudy! Rudy!Heads, hands, hearts — nothing is safe on this week’s episode.
  15. The Newsroom Recap: A Mission to CivilizeLights will guide you … to this recap.
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    The Newsroom Recap: Careful With the LecturesLast night’s episode was as enjoyable as it was dysfunctional. And, most important, it had the introduction of a real villain.
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    The Newsroom Recap: We Don’t Do Good TelevisionIf every element of News Night is based on MacKenzie’s imbecilic Three Is, thus far each episode of The Newsroom is comprised of three As.
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    The Newsroom Recap: The Newsman’s BurdenOne cannot recap an Aaron Sorkin show without also recapping Aaron Sorkin.
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    25 Reasons Why We Give Up on Terra Nova14. It’s too scared to make a statement and too pretentious to just become a procedural.
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    Terra Nova Recap: Mira Mira on the Wall“What I feel for you is more than just a memory.”
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    Terra Nova Recap: The Demonsaurs Are Cawing From Inside the HouseWeek two: no less subtle than week one!
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    Vulture Bytes: IMDb’s Movie-Trivia App and a Guide to Speaking WookiePlus: the latest Kindles and a lot of new music.
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    Terra Nova Recap: Welcome to the JungleThere are dinosaurs.
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    Vulture Bytes: A Hulu Plus Alternative and Free McSweeney’s for the iPhonePlus: a hub for long-form journalism, e-books in the library, and gloves that control your iPod by remote.
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    Vulture Bytes: Turntable.fm for Your iPhone and 30 Rock for Your iPadPlus: a free app for finding obscure music, and clip-on 3-D glasses.
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    Vulture Bytes: Crowdsource Your Party Mix and Play Literary RoulettePlus: 3-D audio, microphones for your iPhone, and ‘Star Wars’ geekery.
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    Vulture Bytes: Cures for Excess Headphone Cord and Restless Finger SyndromePlus: Turn yourself into an avant-garde artist! Throw your own Riverdance!
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    Vulture Bytes: Apps for Beginner D.J.’s and Perfect Panorama PhotosPlus: a free copy of Shazam, and a way to make sure you never hear Kim Kardashian speak ever again.
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    Vulture Bytes: A Spotify Alternative and a Spy Hack for Your CameraPlus: an app that’s so bad we had to warn you to stay away from it.
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    Vulture Bytes: The Ebert App and an iPad Trapper KeeperPlus: an app that transforms your iPod library and speakers that transform a gas can.
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    Vulture Bytes: 3-D Guitar Lessons and a Star Wars Behind-the-Scenes AppPlus, streaming video from Wal-Mart and a new music app from AOL.
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    Vulture Bytes: Björk and Andy Warhol on Your iPhonePlus, a new way to make photo books and a way to foil your iPod’s dislike of making playlists.
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    Vulture Bytes: iPad Coffee-Table Books, AutoTune Your Own News, and GIFs Made RealMash-ups with a Monty Python feel, and more.
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    Vulture Bytes: Ménage à Trois Headphones and Augmented RealityMiddle-school nostalgia by way of splitter headphones and 100-disc CD changers.
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    Vulture Bytes: D.J., Beat Box, Air Guitar EditionThis week, opportunities to be a digital D.J., a digital beat boxer, a frugal yet obsessive moviegoer, an obnoxious teenager, and an Air Guitar maestro.
  36. transformers
    Michael Bay Wants You to See Transformers in the Most Expensive Way Possible“3D was a forethought, not an afterthought.”
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    Cars 2 Wins the Box OfficeWho needs critics when you have kids?
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    Tracy Morgan Appears Not to Have Offended Anyone in New York Last NightIt was his first appearance since this month’s flap.
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    Your DVR and Cable Box Use More Energy Than Your RefrigeratorSet-top boxes cost Americans $3 billion per year.
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    The Coen Brothers’ Next Movie Is About the Greenwich Village Folk SceneSpecifically the “Mayor of MacDougal Street,” Dave van Ronk.
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    Ryan Murphy’s New Show Sounding Vaguely Like Glee“It’s a genre piece and it has creatures in it.”
  42. hulu
    The Coming Commercialization of HuluThere won’t be a DVR to save you.
  43. transformers
    Russia Sees ‘Nothing American’ in TransformersAnd so ‘Dark of the Moon’ opens the Moscow International Film Festival.
  44. the muppets
    Weezer, Andrew Bird, My Morning Jacket Record Muppets Tribute AlbumPresenting ‘The Green Album.’
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    Vulture Bytes: Studying, Vegging, and Being James BondBetter ways to study, watch TV, and be James Bond.
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    Vulture Bytes: Video Apps for Psychedelic NostalgiaA psychedelic videocam, a Broadway tracker, a nostalgic video generator, a lyrical Rock Band, and mature ringtones.
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    Vulture Bytes: Karaoke and JackasseryA trove of free audiobooks, a karaoke-anywhere app, an artistic statement for your phone, Johnny Knoxville on the iPad, and more.
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    Vulture Bytes: Piano and Guitar HacksInstapaper for video, a gadget that adjusts your guitar knobs, the easiest way to learn piano, and the new Nook.
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    Vulture Bytes: A Three-Camera Sitcom App, and Beating Your iPad With SticksPlus a LEGO Super-8 project for the true nerds among us.
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    Vulture Bytes: Cinema New and Old, With a Side of Super-CutenessYouTube goes to Blockbuster, a return to stop-motion cinema, and Photoshop on the iPad.
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