Author Archives: Evan Comen

America’s 50 Best Cities to Live

As the land of opportunity, the United States has attracted people from around the world for centuries. Yet not all parts of the country are equally desirable, and some cities ...
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The 25 Most Bankable Actors

Tom Cruise, Will Smith, Leonardo DiCaprio -- few actors are more recognized, respected, and valued. Despite colossal changes to the film industry -- the democratization of film production and distribution ...
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Best and Worst Movie Sequels

“Blade Runner 2049,’’ the reboot of the 1982 cult classic about a dystopian future in Los Angeles, disappointed in its three-day opening, posting $31.5 million in ticket sales that was ...
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25 Best TV Shows Getting Rebooted

The current period of television -- often referred to as "peak TV" -- has been characterized as an abundance of widely popular, critically acclaimed shows. In this golden age of ...
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50 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

Science fiction is loosely defined as any speculative fiction, including genres such as alternative history, fantasy, and horror, although there are several enduring themes that persist in the most popular ...
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50 Best Animated Films of All Time

Seven of the 50 top-grossing films of all time are animated films. Once confined to the realm of stick figures and flip books, animation has become a medium capable of ...
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Companies With the Most (and Least) Female Leadership

Despite the strides women have made, stereotypes persist and gender equality is slow coming. As of 2016, a woman earns just above 80 cents for every dollar a man receives ...
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Most Popular Albums Released This Year

Many of the biggest names in music continue to dominate the charts with major releases in 2017. Drake, Lorde, Kendrick Lamar, and Jay-Z have released commercially and critically successful albums ...
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Best Public High Schools in Every State

Among all public services in this country, few are as uneven in quality as the American public education system. While schools must follow certain guidelines and are held to public ...
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America’s Best Cities for Public Transportation

In a report card assessing the nation’s infrastructure issued by the American Society of Civil Engineers, transit in the United States received a grade of D-. Despite increasing demand, much ...
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TV Shows With the Most Emmy Wins of All Time

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards will be telecast live on CBS on Sunday, September 17. The program is set to make history: the best comedic actress award will likely go ...
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America’s Richest and Poorest States

The U.S. Census Bureau released on Wednesday new data from its 2016 annual population survey -- with largely positive findings. Most notable among the survey’s findings is the significant increase ...
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Best and Worst Movie Sequels

Since D. W. Griffith’s 1915 “The Birth of a Nation” was followed by “The Fall of a Nation” just one year later, movie sequels have been a Hollywood standard. Movie ...
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Worst Cities to Live in Every State

Americans take into consideration a number of factors when deciding where to live, including the quality of schools, the strength of the local economy and job market, the area’s safety ...
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Best and Worst Cities for Women

Gender inequality remains a matter of fact in the United States. Women earn roughly 80 cents on the dollar compared to their male counterparts. Many must overcome various stigma related ...
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