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Conservatives think Chick-fil-A is woke now?

The right-wing outcry over the fast food chain, briefly explained.

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Succession’s roots were in theater. That’s why it was great.

The HBO drama was at its best when its episodes acted like plays.

Ron DeSantis wants voters to know he’s not like Trump

Trailing in by wide margins in the polls, DeSantis may be ever so slowly starting to take on Trump.

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How Succession’s finale referenced Shakespeare to bring out Kendall’s crumpled ambitions.

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