Melissa Locker

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Watch These TV Shows After the Mid-Season Break

Friday, January 06, 2017

Culture reporter Melissa Locker shares her picks for mid-season TV series, including "This Is Us," "Homeland," "Beaches," "Jane the Virgin," and "Girls."

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Movies to Help You Get Through the Holidays

Friday, December 16, 2016

Update your Netflix queue beyond "Elf" and "Home Alone."

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Alternative Christmas Songs to Get You Through the Holidays

Friday, December 02, 2016

Culture reporter Melissa Locker talks about alternative holiday songs to get you through the next few weeks from David Bowie, Paul "Fat Daddy" Johnson, and more.

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The Feminist Horror Films You Should Be Watching on Halloween

Friday, October 28, 2016

Enrich your scary movie diet with some progressive feminism.


2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Who Will Make the Cut?

Friday, October 21, 2016

Takeaway Culture Reporter Melissa Locker fills us in on the nominees for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Need a Break From the Election? Watch These Comedy Specials

Friday, October 14, 2016

This week, culture reporter Melissa Locker gives us a break from the election cycle with round-up of new comedy specials from veterans and up-and-comers.


Characters of all Shapes, Sizes, and Colors Flock to New York Comic Con

Friday, October 07, 2016

Pop culture geeks from near and far are gathering at New York Comic Con this weekend. 

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South by South Lawn: Obama's Answer to SXSW

Friday, September 30, 2016

On Monday, President Obama will throw a mini arts festival called South by South Lawn at the White House.  


Binge-Worthy Breakup Movies to Help You Mend a Broken Heart

Friday, September 23, 2016

Sure, you may not be directly affected by the recent announcement of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's divorce, but sometimes you just need a great, binge-worthy breakup movie.

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Our Picks for the Best Emmy Nominees

Friday, September 16, 2016

This week, Takeaway Culture Reporter Melissa Locker gives us her picks for the television shows that have the best shots at getting an Emmy.

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The New Music You Should Be Listening to This Fall

Friday, September 09, 2016

We've got your fall music preview with tunes from Angel Olsen, M.I.A. Wilco, Against Me!, Dwight Yoakam, Jack White, and more.

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Watch These Essential Movies about Making Contact With Aliens

Friday, September 02, 2016

Takeaway Culture reporter Melissa Locker gives a round-up of alien movies and making contact with extra terrestrial life.

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The Best Web Series on The Internet Right Now

Friday, August 26, 2016

Go beyond Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. 

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You Need to Stream These Shows Before the Fall TV Season Starts

Friday, August 19, 2016

Culture reporter Melissa Locker fills us in on the best shows currently on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and beyond.

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From Bjork to Whitney: A Brief History of Olympic Theme Songs

Friday, August 05, 2016

Explore some of the well known, as well as more obscure, theme songs that were commissioned for the Olympics of the past.


Keep Calm and Watch Hacker Movies

Friday, July 29, 2016

As questions about spying, hacking, and secret emails enter the 2016 election, Culture Reporter Melissa Locker gives us her picks for the best Russian spy and hacker movies.


The Best of Comic-Con 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

Comic-Con International will open a window into the Harry Potter spin-off "Fantastic Beasts," the new "Justice League" film, and a glimpse at Season 7 of "The Walking Dead."

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Five Podcasts For Summer Getaways

Friday, July 15, 2016

Whether you're traveling or taking a day off at home, you may want to kick back and relax this summer with a podcast. With so many options, where do you even start? We're here to help.


When Television Cancellations Get You Down

Friday, July 01, 2016

Often a spring ritual, television cancellations come fast and furious whether or not the fans love the show or the critics hate it.

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We've reached a new, more progressive era of country.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Country artists like William Tyler, Kacey Musgraves, Chris Stapleton, Margo Price, and Jason Isbell are taking a toned down, less glitzy approach to the top of the charts.

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