Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Rachel Kipp


Monday, July 6 2009

Michael Jackson and the Mix

Creating a mix CD is different than listening to an album. Instead of listening to artists tell their stories, you use their music to tell one of your own.


Monday, August 30 2010

'ER: The Complete Thirteenth Season': From Creative Height to Life Support

The Season 13 DVD set can be digested in half the actual run time because entire characters can be disposed of with the touch of the fast forward button.

Tuesday, April 13 2010

Project Runway: Season Six

Season Six had the claustrophobic feeling of being stuck in a traffic jam on a SoCal freeway.

Sunday, January 31 2010

Brick City

Newark’s nickname is “Brick City” and, as residents explain in the five-part Sundance Channel documentary of the same name, you’ve got to be strong to survive these New Jersey streets.

Monday, October 26 2009

Lie to Me

That this is not another procedural show is in large part due to actor Tim Roth, who injects life and mystery into a part that on paper reads like a watered down version of Dr. Gregory House.

Tuesday, August 11 2009

Early Edition: The Second Season

Equal parts sweet and old-fashioned, the show’s regard for newspapers isn’t the only thing that feels of another era.


Monday, June 29 2009

Good Morning Upper East Siders ...

It's 10 p.m. -- do you know where your teenager is? The parents of NYC Prep probably don't.

Wednesday, June 3 2009

Jon and Kate Plus Angst

Jon and Kate Plus Eight has never been more compelling -- but that's not necessarily a good thing.

Thursday, May 14 2009

From Zero to... Second Place? Idol's Kris Allen

Adam Lambert may have all the buzz, but there's just something about underdog Kris Allen.

Monday, May 11 2009

Fauxject Runway

Bravo fails to capture 'Runway' magic with The Fashion Show.

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