Tyler Sage lives in Los Angeles and works in the film industry. You can find his other work at tylersage.substack.com. His novel "The Committers" is available on Amazon.
50 Years Ago: ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ Combines Earworms and Education
The kids' series left a legacy of memorable songs about bills, conjunctions and magic numbers.
45 Years Ago: ‘The Love Boat’ Perfects Escapist TV
Aaron Spelling's hit show proved the theory that most people watch TV to get away from real life.
Why the Big Mac’s Origins Remain a Sesame-Seeded Mystery
There's some question about its birthday. Actually, there are questions about a lot of things with this sandwich.
25 Years Ago: ‘Austin Powers’ Scores a Groovy Hit for Mike Myers
Film and the franchise it spawned turned star into a Hollywood A-lister.
45 Years Ago: ‘Slap Shot’ Punches Its Way to Cult-Classic Status
A losing hockey team turns itself around by playing dirty. And audiences loved it.
Why Two Hours Was Cut From ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’
Original cut of the Steve Martin / John Candy film was nearly four hours long.
30 Years Ago: ‘Knight Rider 2000′ Roars Onto TV Screens
Made-for-TV movie highlights numerous trends from the years surrounding its appearance.
50 Years Ago: The Last Cigarette Ad Appears on Television
And yet all those drug commercials run.... (James)
35 Years Ago: How ‘The Breakfast Club’ Became a Masterpiece of Teenage Life
John Hughes revolutionized a genre in the '80s by taking teens seriously.
30 Years Ago: ‘Miami Vice’ Ends After Changing TV Forever
Groundbreaking series changed how TV handled fashion, music and "practically invented the idea of South Beach."