Monday, July 23 2012
Attending the various panels in Hall H at Comic Con can require a lot of planning and may take up your whole day.
Tuesday, April 12 2011
Among Joss Whedon's greatest contributions to television has been the continual use of the Body Count, the willingness to kill off recurring characters in order to ratchet up the narrative tension and create a sense of danger.
Monday, April 11 2011
Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard's Cabin in the Woods has been as star-crossed as a show can be. Although Goddard and Whedon had finished principle filming, MGM requested a year delay to convert the film to 3D, and then promptly went bankrupt.
Thursday, January 6 2011
Secret, usually evil, plots dominated TV drama in 2010, from Lost, Rubicon, and Persons Unknown to 24, V, Flashforward, and Terriers.
Tuesday, October 20 2009
Between the Internet, DVRs, and DVDs, television viewers have been almost completely freed from the vagaries of network scheduling. We can watch our favorite shows whenever we want.
Monday, June 30 2014
Good effort, gentlemen, but not the best effort. You've put together a very solid studio album but also somehow managed to include two total duds and one supremely silly track.
Tuesday, June 24 2014
Tijuana Panthers mix surf, garage, and punk rock to mostly great effect. Except when they rely on the same exact mix for a few too many songs.
Monday, June 23 2014
Four tracks. Two hits, one middling song, and a miss. OK Go keeps making great videos but musically they're still trying to live up to their excellent first album.
Monday, June 23 2014
A boring slog of a dreamy synth-pop record that only comes to life during its occasional ambient instrumental pieces.
Wednesday, June 18 2014
On their fourth album, it seems like Miniature Tigers are heading towards the rest of the power- and synth-pop crowd and away from the niche they carved for themselves early on.
Monday, July 9 2012
The biggest pop culture gathering in North America kicks off Wednesday night. How has Comic-Con responded to last year's problems, and what are the most interesting events taking place at this year's show?
Wednesday, December 14 2011
This week we presented our Best 75 Albums of 2011. Here are several more just bubbling under the top 75...
Sunday, December 4 2011
Today we presented our Best 75 Songs of 2011. Here are several more just bubbling under the top 75...
Wednesday, July 20 2011
Grading the upcoming Comic-Con, from who's in attendance to who decided to stay behind...
Wednesday, June 22 2011
We stuck around for the whole season, got our hopes up when things improved in the last few episodes, and this is the way it ends? Ugh. Spoilers abound, of course.