Jake Meaney
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//Features

The Crows Come Home to Roost: The Death of Lisa Kimmel Fisher | 16 Nov 2011 // 3:00 PM

Six Feet Under concludes its third season with a bold suite of emotionally devastating episodes that go straight for the jugular, nearly drowning the Fishers -- and the viewers -- under a tidal wave of fear, guilt and despair.

Independent Film Festival of Boston 2009 | 27 May 2009 // 4:00 PM

A perfect occasion to get drunk on film, to fall in love with the movies, to reassert the primacy of film as the last central universal art form.

//Columns

Once More Unto the Beach: The Final Season of Jersey Shore | 20 Mar 2013 // 5:30 PM

Post-Hurricane Sandy, the questions the final season of Jersey Shore raise are disturbing: Can we ever go back to the shore? Can we ever rebuild what was broken?

//Reviews

Watching 'Scandal' Is Like Riding a Runaway Train -- Hang on Tight! | 15 Sep 2013 // 9:30 PM

In its ridiculously entertaining second season, Scandal comes into its own as one of television’s great thrill rides, a runaway train of twisty, soapy plotting that never stops.

Matthew McConaughey Gives Viewers a Strong Jolt of Reckoning in 'Killer Joe' | 16 Jan 2013 // 9:10 PM

Killer Joe is a nasty piece of work, a bleak, sadistic but oddly funny noir boasting a startlingly dark turn by Matthew McConaughey as the titular hitman, and a breakout performance by Juno Temple.

//Blogs

The 2013 Primetime Emmy Nominations Prove the Future is Now | 18 Jul 2013 // 5:20 AM

Even while it mostly stands pat, Emmy’s surprise acknowledgment of Netflix original programming heralds mainstream success for a new broadcasting model.

When It Comes to 'Happy Endings', Someone Up There Loves Us/Hates Us | 1 Apr 2013 // 2:00 AM

ABC's new campaign to "Save Happy Endings" is a bold and contemptuous new parlay in the ongoing war between networks and audiences.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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