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History-Making House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Receiving VH1 Trailblazer Honors

While the 2018 midterm elections proved to be a huge win for Democrats overall and for 52nd Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi in particular, 2019 hasn't gotten off to a smooth start. Recently-reopened parts of the goverment are threatened with yet another shutdown in only a matter of days – just weeks after the […]

Could Netflix Be Designated Survivor's Last Second Savior?

Following up on earlier reports that eOne was actively pursuing a new home for recently cancelled Designated Survivor comes word that the production company is in direct talks with Netflix about picking up the Kiefer Sutherland-starring political thriller. Deadline Hollywood is reporting that discussions are still very much premliminary, and complicated by the fact that Hulu […]

Is ABC's 'Designated Survivor' Designated to Survive at Another Network?

ABC is learning firsthand that Kiefer Sutherland's President Tom Kirkman isn't someone who shuffles off this mortal coil quietly, with word that Entertainment One (eOne) is looking for a new home for the recently-cancelled political thriller Designated Survivor. Deadline Hollywood is reporting exclusively that sources within eOne have told stated that "it's not over" and that […]

Comics As Part Of Political Science? The Green Lantern Theory Of The Presidency

I saw this article on Vox.com and decided this was something to share. No, DC hasn't announced that Barrack Obama is going to be John Stewart in the Batman v Superman movie. What Ezra Klein of Vox (latin for 'voice') is talking about is the Green Lantern Theory Of The Presidency. Put forth by Dartmouth's political […]

Top Shelf Donates Civil Rights Graphic Novel To Every Member Of Congress

Top Shelf's recent release of Rep. John Lewis memoir March: Book One was already historical as the first graphic novel written by a member of congress, but its bestseller status (on both the New York Times and Washington Post bestseller list) prompted the re-release of the 1950's comic book Martin Luther King And The Montgomery […]