Westchester's Pop Culture

The Best References to Westchester in Popular Culture, 2010

The end of the year means end-of-year lists.

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What Movie to See on Christmas?

Almost everyone I know—no matter what religion they are, no matter what holidays they celebrate—goes out to the movies on Christmas Day.

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It's Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

Holiday music is a polarizing thing.

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Martha Stewart Gets Simpsonized

I love it when celebrities can laugh at themselves.

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Road Trip to Norwalk

So, you may have survived Thanksgiving vacation unscathed. But that's a short one.

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Thanksgiving Movie Guide

Last week, I let you know about some of the activities going on over Thanksgiving break to fill up some of those long, extended-weekend hours.

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Preparing for Vacation Weekend Entertainment

It's not just the turkey and sides that needs preparation for Thanksgiving. You also need to plan ahead for how you're going to entertain your family over the long, long weekend.

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What to Add to Your DVR (and What to Stay Away From)

Yes, back in September, it was fun to keep up with all the new premieres and see what had big ratings, what had critical success—and what was flopping before it could even begin.

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New Blood, Shows at the WPPAC

Remember the White Plains Performing Arts Center? Chances are, you haven't given it much thought lately.

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Your Field Guide to This Year's Horror Movies

As summer turns into fall, multiplexes shift gears from summer blockbusters to awards-baiting prestige movies.

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Entering the Horseman's Hollow

My prediction: Westchester is overtaking Salem, Massachusetts, as the Halloween capital of the country.

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Theater Review: Jekyll & Hyde at the WBT

When this time of year rolls around, we want everything to have that kind of gothic, Halloween sheen to it. And classic monster stories have always been fodder for great musicals—just think The Phantom of the Opera or Sweeney Todd.

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How Westchester Are You?

This past weekend, The Social Network made $23 million—good, but not great for a movie with as much fawning praise and Oscar buzz as it had.

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The Social Network Connection

Facebook, eternal time-waster that it is, is all about making superficial connections, right?

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New TV: Winners and Losers

This week marks the unofficial start of the new TV season.

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Marisa LaScala

Marisa LaScala
Elmsford, NY

Articles Editor Marisa LaScala joined Westchester Magazine in 2003, and ever since she's blown every paycheck at the Greenburgh Multiplex. She also staunchly defends Richard Kelly, doesn't mind spoiling the endings of trashy movies you're curious about but don't want to pay to see, wishes the Hold Steady would come and rock out Westchester, misses Arrested Development more than anyone can imagine, and still watches cartoons and Saturday Night Live. You can find more of her cultural criticism at www.popmatters.com, where she is a staff writer.

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