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Stephen Colbert discussing David Letterman's retirement from "The Late Show" on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report." (FILE)

By John Connor Coulston // Assistant A&E Editor Fresh off the heels of Jimmy Fallon’s ascension to “The Tonight Show” throne, “The Late Show” host David Letterman announced that he would be leaving the late night talk show in 2015 after 22 years as host. As soon as Letterman announced his retirement, speculation ran wild as …

By Brad Belemjian Contributing writer “I don’t want to survive, I want to live.” Solomon Northup utters these words after being told by a fellow slave how to stay alive. Northup, portrayed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, is a free black man living in New York when he is kidnapped and sold into slavery with no way …

By Ross Wilson Contributing writer “The Counselor,” directed by Ridley Scott, written by the great American author Cormac McCarthy and featuring an all-star cast that includes Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz looked to be one of the best films of this year. Sadly, the movie fell below expectations, but …

Maggie, Lisa and Bart Simpson as they appear in the “Oh, the Places You’ll D’oh" segment of the Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror XXIV." (FILE)

By John Connor Coulston // Staff Writer “The Simpsons” annual “Treehouse of Horror” Halloween specials have always been one the series’ calling cards. Personally I’ve been a life-long “Simpsons” fan, and even when I missed the majority of a season, I would always tune in each October to see what the creators had concocted for the …

The cast of American Horror Story: Coven (FILE)

By John Connor Coulston // Staff Writer If you aren’t familiar with the format of American Horror Story, each season depicts completely different stories that do not intertwine in any way. The first season revolved around a haunted house, the second focused on an insane asylum, while the third is centered around—as the title suggests—a witch’s …

Nicole Beharie, left, and Tom Mison, right, star in FOX's new supernatural series "Sleepy Hollow." (FILE)

Going into FOX’s latest drama series “Sleepy Hollow,” I was a bit skeptical. While I love the original tale of Ichabod Crane, I’m not fond of modern retellings of classics—especially when they involve time travel. After seeing the result, however, “Sleepy Hollow” uses the right balance of fantasy, mystery, and allusions to make it one of the best supernatural themed …