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Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few months, you should be aware that a state of emergency was declared for Flint, Michigan, in January. Over a year ago, the water supply there was contaminated when Flint River’s corrosive water caused lead from aging pipes to contaminate the water supply, causing extreme health conditions and resulting …

If you missed the 22nd Screen Actors Guild awards this past Saturday night, you missed the best awards show we’ve seen so far. After a disappointing and odd night at the Golden Globes, the SAG awards had a lot to amend. And amend it did. “Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to diverse TV,” actor Idris Elba said as he …

Jon Hamm

Let’s face it: fewer people, excluding the actors themselves, actually care about the Screen Actors Guild awards. With it having less flash and fanfare, some casual award-show fans may not even know what the SAG is. It’s not even as long running as its esteemed cousins, the Emmy Awards, the Oscars and, yes, even the Golden …

Mad Max stunt

Let’s face it: fewer people, excluding the actors themselves, actually care about the Screen Actors Guild awards. With it having less flash and fanfare, some casual award-show fans may not even know what the SAG is. It’s not even as long running as its esteemed cousins, the Emmy Awards, the Oscars and, yes, even the Golden …

Zach Galifianakis "Baskets"

Louis C.K. (Louie) and Zach Galifianakis’ (Between Two Ferns) brand of devastating comedy is all shades of brilliant and, at times, boring. That being said, while FX’s new tragicomedy Baskets may not inspire too many laughs, it is yet another show emerging in an era of new-age comedy — the idea that there’s an introspective …

Kathy Bates American Horror Story: Hotel

It’s been a tough road for American Horror Story: Hotel, no matter what Lady Gaga’s Golden Globe win may say. Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s anthology series has always been a bit risqué and taboo-flouting, but at least in the beginning it had a purpose. If there’s anything to be said about Hotel, it’s that …