October

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Viewers get committed to "American Horror Story: Asylum"

Every now and then, a series comes along that defies and ignores its competition.

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"Arrow" is sharp, but has yet to hit its mark

Though drawing too many parallels to the Dark Knight, the format gradually pays off, as it allows the series to avoid the awful camp and soap opera of the CW's previous superhero show, "Smallville."

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Radical ecology and the emergence of green metal

"It is shocking to me that one could be seriously interested in black metal and not be deeply committed to radical ecology," says Wolves in the Throne Room's Aaron Weaver.

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Environ-Metal: Where green is the new black

Today, new and aggressive underground genres are re-connecting with environmental activism, and metal - and its most abrasive subgenres - is no exception.

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School vs. football: the fuss over Cardale Jones

Normally the thoughts and complaints of third-string freshman quarterbacks who have had nonexistent playing time would not be news.

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Peter Norman: Third man in memorable Olympics protest

This October is the 44th anniversary of the 1968 Summer Olympics and one of the most iconic events in American history.

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“Act of Killing” disturbingly depicts banality of evil

Some challenged the idea that ordinary people can commit evil acts because they simply follow orders. Some suggest people can become evil when they identify with evil ideology.

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NBC’s “Revolution” is not so revolutionary

"Revolution" is the latest network TV version of this familiar post-apocalypse scenario: A ragtag band must struggle for survival after a global catastrophe.

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“Last White Knight:” Is reconciliation possible in Mississippi?

"It's quite easy to move beyond prejudice if you invite people into looking within themselves."

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Anti-teacher-union “Won’t Back Down” flunks at box office

"Won't Back Down," the Hollywood movie portraying teachers unions as pretty much the devil, has set the record for the worst opening since 1982.

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