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Tabloid television, or as critics refer to it, “Trash TV,” is made up of abrasive talk shows that set up confrontations and consciously try to be controversial and shocking. Despite being panned for their lowbrow nature and appealing to the lowest common denominator, tabloid talk shows have struck a chord with television audiences and have…

For awhile, it was a cliche to portray screen actors who played tough characters as effete people behind the scenes. That’s not what this list is about. No, we’re going so far in the other direction that we’re going to highlight people who made movies with pulse-pounding, high octane action, and yet it was still…

If there’s something to be learned from the enduring popularity of shows such as Rick & Morty and South Park, it’s that there’s a large and loyal audience for programs that push the envelope. Inevitably it’s a tempting prospect for many shows to try, but it’s a tricky prospect. There’s the risk of riling up…

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