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    Ten Favorite Television Theme Songs

    Whenever I watch Friends on Netflix I always want to press “skip the intro” when The Rembrandt’s title theme begins, not because “I’ll Be There For You” is a bad song but since 1994, I’ve heard it more times than I have my own name. However, if a theme song is really good, it doesn’t […] More

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    The Decade of Damon Lindelof

    There’s something very fitting about this decade being bookended by shows Damon Lindelof was at the helm of. In January of 2010, television fans were abuzz about long-time ABC hit Lost coming to an end. As 2019 comes to a close, Watchmen, Lindelof’s third hit series to air in the past 10 years, is the […] More

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    Let The Mystery Be: The Enrichment of Early Lost

    Let me start with a confession (there’s no other way around it): I am not an unconditional fan of Lost. In fact, as far as the work of Damon Lindelof, one of Lost’s main showrunners, is concerned, I think The Leftovers (where this article has taken its title from) is not only better than Lost, […] More

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    Favorites: Opening Title Sequences

    Here at 25YLSite, we handle a lot of heavy lifting. Analysis, interpretation, deep discussion, introspective interviews…you name it, we’ve got it. “Favorites” takes a lighter approach to the material we normally cover. Each week, we will take you through a list of favorites—whether it’s moments, scenes, episodes, characters, lines of dialogue, whatever!—in bite-sized articles perfect […] More

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    The Leftovers: Nora Durst

    Sometimes the world looks perfect, Nothing to rearrange. Sometimes you just get a feeling Like you need some kind of change. No matter what the odds are this time, Nothing’s going to stand in my way. This flame in my heart, Like a long lost friend Gives every dark street a light at the end. […] More

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    The Leftovers: Kevin Garvey

    When a man commits himself to anything, fully realizing that he is not only choosing what he will be, but is thereby at the same time a legislator deciding for the whole of mankind – in such a moment a man cannot escape from the sense of complete and profound responsibility. There are many, indeed, […] More

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