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Underrated/Overrated: David Bowie's 'Blackstar,' and Season 2 of 'Transparent'

There’s a lot of pop culture to sort through week after week. Times staff writer Chris Barton offers his take on what’s up and what’s down in music, movies, television and just about anything else out there that’s worth considering.

Jan. 17, 2016


David Bowie's final statement: When David Bowie died late Jan. 10 after an 18-month battle with cancer, pop culture shook with the unexpected loss of a one-of-a-kind artistic visionary. But in hindsight, clues to Bowie's condition were left in behind in "Blackstar," a raw, compelling and ultimately hopeful album that drew raw poetry out of...