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Pop Culture: October 2014 Archives

"Gore Factor"

Are TV shows more violent than they used to be? Matt Galloway spoke with our pop culture columnist Jesse Wente.
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Movies or TV Shows

Increasingly, the dividing line between television and movies is becoming blurred. Recently, two new TV-series were announced. Movie franchise Mortal Instruments, adapted from the best-selling books, and Resident Evil, adapted from a video game. Matt spoke with our pop culture critic Jesse Wente.
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Jesse Wente "GamerGate"

The video game industry has been embroiled in a controversy that has been dubbed "GamerGate". As a result, sponsors have pulled advertising from video game websites and some games journalists have received threats.Jesse Wente spoke to Matt. .
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