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Hashtags: The New Era of Facebook Begins

By: Artie Vincent

The nerds behind Facebook are stealing a page from the nerds behind Twitter. The social media conglomerate is finally allowing hashtags to help users expose them selves to a wider audience rather just people they know.

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Hollywood Heading Toward a Cliff

By: Artie Vincent

The movie lines started forming days earlier and, in some parts of the country, those lines eventually were three times longer than some of the most popular rides at Disney.

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Newest iPhone Update A Sign of Desperation?

By: Artie Vincent

Apple unveiled the biggest software update since the creation of the iPhone on June 10. The most glaring change has been its similarity to Android, Apple's closest competitor. Even so, the technology giant will never admit it felt heat with Android's growing sales.

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Summer of Sequels: A Movie Franchise or A Gratuitous Movie Overload

By: Artie Vincent

It seems like yesterday when 'The Lost World: Jurassic Park' owned the box office. It was 16 years ago. And, at the time, it was the rare big movie sequel.

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Restaurants Prove Cash Is King ... But is It?

By: Artie Vincent

With the nation in the midst of its low point of the recession, numerous struggling restaurants decided to rip down its MasterCard and Visa window stickers...

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A Pulitzer Prize Winner Struggles with His Genius

By: Artie Vincent

Junot Diaz constantly faced adversity in his life, from being poor as a child in Union, NJ in 1970s to the criticism following his first book, 'Drown,' in 1996.

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'Arrested Development': Once too smart for TV, now the cult favorite lives again on Netflix

By: Artie Vincent

Mitch Hurwitz knows that he was too smart for the Fox Network. Hurwitz, in fact, is aware that his brand of humor wouldn't sell any of the major network...

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The Importance of Viewing

By: Artie Vincent

In the last five years, America's biggest and growing social issue isn't drugs, guns or alcohol but rather bullying.

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In Search of a Mafia Classic

By: Artie Vincent

In 1976, a former police detective David Durk and famed TV investigative reporter Ira Silverman teamed up to publish a fascinating mafia expose...

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A Cat, A Rocket and A Reunion Highlight TriBeCa

By: Artie Vincent

Sundance Film Festival may have its own channel, but Tribeca Film Festival has New York City.

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The Sopranos Effect and How TV Changed Forever

By: Artie Vincent

There’s more quality shows on the air today than ever before. But all the great ones have something in common: they take a little bit from the iconic The Sopranos.

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Inside the Beautiful Mind of Chris Marker

By: Artie Vincent

The creative genius behind the cult film '12 Monkeys' wasn't director Terry Gilliam. In fact, Gilliam's film was an ode to his biggest cinematic influence – Chris Marker.

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Fight Club's Scribe Returns to the Big Screen

By: Artie Vincent

In October, it will mark the 13 year anniversary of the ultimate cult film: Fight Club. And with that being said, it seemed...

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Graffiti Landmark Nears An End

By: Artie Vincent

Just steps off the subway station at Court Square in Long Island City, NY, a bystander could easily get startled.

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Restaurants Struggle to Ban Cell Phones

By: Artie Vincent

In the age of Yelp, the ordinary diner was turned into the uber-pseudo-food critic. Yes, it has become the number one source for diners to find new...

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New Film Reveals Truths of Burgeoning Brooklyn

By: Artie Vincent

Just as Williamsburg grows by the minute, there's many business owners and landlords that quickly forget how humble the neighborhood once was.

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Lena Dunham is all Brooklyn

By: Artie Vincent

Dunham grew up in the sleek area Brooklyn Heights, went to the neighborhood's top private school (St. Ann's) and recently bought a brownstone in Brooklyn Heights.

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