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Tim Arsenault is a longtime pop culture enthusiast in the Halifax region and has covered it professionally off and on over the last 30 years. He can be reached at tim.arsenault@gmail.com and followed on Twitter @nowthatstyping. 

WIDESCREEN: Fake news can’t afford to take the summer off

WIDESCREEN: Fake news can’t afford to take the summer off

Saturday Night Live is spinning off Weekend Update for a limited run before Labour Day.
WIDESCREEN: The inescapable cost of being a Game of Thrones fan

WIDESCREEN: The inescapable cost of being a Game of Thrones fan

An HBO subscription isn't within everyone's budget. Luckily, there is an option for grand-scale escapism.
WIDESCREEN: Canada 150 a diverse, inclusive affair

WIDESCREEN: Canada 150 a diverse, inclusive affair

The nation's birthday will be marked in many ways, including getting some big-name validation.
WIDESCREEN: Summer viewing options heating up

WIDESCREEN: Summer viewing options heating up

Repeats still dot the schedule, but stories of small towns that bounce back and a crime-solving prequel offer some variety.
WIDESCREEN: California dreamin’ about Monterey milestone

WIDESCREEN: California dreamin’ about Monterey milestone

The first major rock festival, staged June 16 to 18, 1967, at the Monterey County Fairgrounds is being celebrated with shows at the same site and a spruced-up version of the documentary film.
WIDESCREEN: Senate hearings set to be must-see TV

WIDESCREEN: Senate hearings set to be must-see TV

Anticipation builds for testimony from the former FBI director, recalling an earlier scandal.
WIDESCREEN: Theatres don't have all the hot new releases

WIDESCREEN: Theatres don't have all the hot new releases

Netflix is streaming War Machine, the latest project from Brad Pitt.
WIDESCREEN: David Lynch heads back into the woods with Twin Peaks 2.0

WIDESCREEN: David Lynch heads back into the woods with Twin Peaks 2.0

Not as unique as it once was, Twin Peaks is set for an unlikely return to television as an 18-hour movie from the eccentric director.
WIDESCREEN: Miniseries explores a beautiful mind

WIDESCREEN: Miniseries explores a beautiful mind

National Geographic has embarked on a timely 10-part study of Albert Einstein.
WIDESCREEN: The broad palette of Ryan Murphy

WIDESCREEN: The broad palette of Ryan Murphy

Feud, the latest project from the restless TV show creator, is typically multi-layered offering.