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Andrew Winistorfer


Wednesday, May 12 2010

Penn & Teller, That's Not How Houdini Did It

Penn & Teller present the show like they’re taking these people to task and beating them on an intellectual plane, when really, they’re debating an edited interview where someone’s thoughts on a subject is whittled down to about 45 seconds.

Tuesday, April 6 2010

The Sarah Silverman Program: Season Two, Volume Two

One thing's for sure over the course of these ten episodes: You’d be hard pressed to find a show more obtuse and winkingly post-modern than this.

Sunday, March 21 2010

Breaking Bad: The Complete Second Season

In short order, Breaking Bad not only surpassed Mad Men in quality and storytelling; it is, without question, the best show on television.

Monday, March 8 2010

Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening

Bold and debatable pronouncement time: Aziz Ansari is the best comedian of the millennial generation.

Tuesday, February 16 2010

More Than a Game

Belman’s storytelling ignores a variety of interesting side stories in favor of presenting a triumphant sports narrative.

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