At the End of the Day: Marvin Gaye, Liberals Against Downton and Cops at 25

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Our own Pete Croatto writes for Grantland about the 30th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s famous NBA All-Star Game national anthem (Grantland)

Bad news, Community fans- the show plunged 45 percent to a record ratings low its second week back (Deadline)

On 25 years of Cops (The American Conservative)

Almost every liberal I know is a Downton Abbey fan, but this op-ed argues that “the left is torching” the popular show (Forbes)

A lot of critics claim Lena Dunham is in her underwear too much on Girls, but here’s a piece praising said underwear (Village Voice)

Jason Reitman will stage an all-female reading of Mamet’s “Glengarry Glen Ross” (EW)

The Criterion Collection will make its films available free on Hulu this weekend (Gizmodo)

A study of all Quentin Tarantino movie deaths (Vanity Fair)

Longtime TV critic Ken Tucker is joining the Entertainment Weekly exodus (Romenesko)

A study of weather the movie “Heathers” killed popularity of the name Heather (Deadspin)

Mumford & Sons and the Jews (Heeb)

Parks & Recreation and drinking (Slacktory)

How President Obama’s drone memos are like Shaggy’s “It Wasn’t Me” (The Atlantic)

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