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Orders for comic books have hit a twenty year high

Propelled by DC’s Rebirth series, distributor Diamond Comics has shipped 10.26 million copies to comic book stores in North America this past August, according to industry analyst John Jackson Miller. According to Miller, the figures for August were largely driven by DC Comics, which sold nine out of the ten …

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Emmys 2016: start time, live stream, and what to expect

Tonight, television will broadcast a celebration of all things television. The 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, organized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, will honor the biggest and best shows in TV in the past year (with a little help and campaigning from their respective networks, of course). …

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How the miniseries became the coolest category in television

In the last 15 years, the Emmys have used the term “miniseries” to describe (and honor) a two-part network dramatization of the Anne Frank story, five incarnations of a 13-part horror bonanza, a six-hour movie version of America’s most famous play, and a disaster of an eight-part Kennedys history which aired on …

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Sea Level Rise Is Already Driving People From the Marshall Islands

This story originally appeared on the Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. There may be music in the roar of the sea, as Byron eulogized, but the waves can also bring creeping unease. On low-lying fragments of land like the Marshall Islands, the tides are threatening to take away what they …

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The Mini Film Studio Operating Inside Clinton’s Campaign

The shot comes about two minutes and thirty-four seconds into the video. A mother in her late 60s, dressed in a cream-colored suit, stands in an almost empty room, watching her daughter on TV. As her daughter speaks, the mother turns to the woman who is seated next to her, …

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This Band Helped Me Embrace My True Trans Self

A week after I came out publicly as a woman, my wife sat me down and told me she needed time. She was overwhelmed, she said, and felt very suddenly as if her life was out of control. She needed to pull back for a few days, and consider, really consider, …

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iPhone 7 reviewed: a lot of catch-up, a little leapfrog

We, the people, may complain about how exhausting it is to keep up with the annual flood of new smartphones from Apple (APPL) and Samsung, and so on. But look at the bright side: At least you don’t have to create the annual set of new features. That’s their problem. Or at …

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