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The Fantastic Politics of 'The West Wing,' 15 Years Later (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 9/24/2014 2:11 pm

Popular culture influences our understanding of politics and it shapes the way we view our present circumstances. This week, as new shows premiere on networks and cable, we also mark the 15th anniversary of the indelible political drama "The West Wing."

Charlaine Harris: Making Vampires Southern

by Jan Cottingham 2/25/2013 12:00 am

Writer Charlaine Harris’ decision to bring vampires “out of the coffin” 12 years ago has made her rich, most probably, though all she’ll allow is that she’s “very comfortable.” It definitely made her famous.