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The Era of the Coreys

(This is an extended preview of the PopRox column that will appear in Sunday’s Pocono Record.) To grow up in the 80s, perhaps more than any other era, was to fall under the spell of some very questionable phenomena. Wearing clothes with soda brand names on them. Mr. T. Hair bands. But perhaps no other […]

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Grip on the First Weekend in May

It used to be the first summer movie weekend of the year was Memorial Day. There was some unwritten rule — or maybe it was written, who knows? — that if you made a big, expensive blockbuster movie that summer movie audiences salivate for, you couldn’t release it until the end of May. No discussions […]

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With all these sequels and remakes, Diggstown 2 can’t be far behind. We hope.

Looks like for the foreseeable future, I’ll only be blogging Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Or just three days a week. At some point, I┬ámay go back to an every day schedule, but for now we’re scaling back. But you’re not going to get any less news or insight. I normally wrote about 5,000 words a […]

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