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Netflix Faces Stiff New Competition from Streampix

Netflix's streaming dominance may be challenged by streampix Netflix has been glorified as the movie geek’s Holy Grail, demonized as the death of cable TV and lamented as the easiest way to waste an afternoon watching reruns of How I Met Your Mother. But now Comcast Corp, a … Continue reading
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32 Years after the “Miracle on Ice”

Miracle_on_Ice_-_Eruzione_goal_celebration On Feb. 22, 1980, at the XIII Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, NY America watched as a ragtag team of amateur and collegiate hockey players from the USA defeated the Soviet hockey team, at the time considered the best … Continue reading
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Got a Weird TV Stand? Show Us and Enter To Win an Exclusive Discount!

Where do you keep your TV? What’s the strangest TV mount you’ve ever seen?  A milk-crate?  Maybe an old chest or barrel?  Get creative and post a picture of the weirdest TV mount you can find on our Facebook or Twitter page, and enter to win … Continue reading
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For Presidents’ Day, Rumors Abound About New Abraham Lincoln Films

Abe Lincoln will be appearing in two upcoming films in 2012 Abraham Lincoln hasn’t been the subject of too many films.  The Civil War has had plenty of coverage from Hollywood, but Honest Abe, the president who reunited the Union, abolished slavery and donned a particularly becoming beard, will finally be … Continue reading
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“30 Rock” Targets IKEA

A trip to IKEA puts Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) at odds with her new boyfriend. NBC’s hit television show “30 Rock” took aim at Swedish furniture giant IKEA, last night.  On their Valentine’s Day special, “Hey Baby, What’s Wrong” the show’s writers cast IKEA as a soul-crushing, relationship slaughterhouse, destroying all bonds of love and … Continue reading
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Contempo Wall’s Grammy Spotlight

2012-Grammy-Awards We hope you’re using your Contempo Wall entertainment center to house all your favorite audio equipment – turntable, subwoofer, surround-sound stereo system.  If not, it’s ok, but you might want to pay attention since this year’s Grammy Awards, airing Sunday … Continue reading
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Contempo Wall’s Favorite 2012 Super Bowl Commercials

eli manning Some people watch the Super Bowl because they love the game. Some people just like the commercials. So, here at Contempo Wall, we’ve gathered some of our favorite commercials from yesterday’s Super Bowl. Dogs, vampires, rock stars and polar bears … Continue reading
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A Few Unconventional Bets to Add To Your Super Bowl Pool

Eli Manning and the Giants take on the Patriots at this weekend's Super Bowl Last time the Giants and the Patriots squared off in the Super Bowl, nearly $92 million dollars in Super Bowl bets passed through the hands of Vegas bookies.  This year, experts are predicting a similar turn-out with the Patriots leading … Continue reading
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