Kerrie Mills

Kerrie Mills is a Canadian cultural critic and writer who has been exploring the Technicolour waters of pop-culture to online laughs and acclaim since 2002. She recently added significant print acclaim to her resume as the author of the PopMatters article Bob & Ray: The Two and Only, reprinted as liner notes in a recent CD retrospective.

Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 21 Articles
Blogs // 17 Articles

All the Faith in the World: Holiday | 13 Apr 2009 // 3:59 PM

Holiday is the sort of movie that gives those who do know it the satisfyingly superior glow of being in on something really good.

Bob & Ray: The Two and Only | 27 Mar 2008 // 5:00 PM

Turning back the clock, Kerrie Mills explores the pairing of two men who became cornerstones of modern American comedy, as well as icons of the mid-20th century media landscape, Bob & Ray.


Black Like Me: The 50th Anniversary Edition by John Howard Griffin | 25 Jul 2012 // 5:05 PM

This is a book that discusses, quite simply, man’s inhumanity to man – man’s denial of humanity to man -- on a sort of ground-floor instinctual level that not only compels the reader to respond in kind, but further insists they think about their response.

The Ever-Changing Story of Us: 'A Brief History of Diaries: From Pepys to Blogs' | 26 Jun 2012 // 5:10 PM

In a hundred pages, Alexandra Johnson expertly captures the elusive fascination of mankind's fascination with itself.


The Most Reluctant Spy: Sky One's 'Spy' | 23 Jan 2012 // 1:00 AM

Spy is honestly a wonderful thing to watch. Basically, everything that's wrong with this show is technical, fixable stuff. What's right about it -- if nurtured properly -- has the opportunity to become one of the classic Britcoms of the new decade.

Horrible Histories: Or, How Children's TV Grew Up in a Hurry | 9 Nov 2011 // 11:10 PM

Nominally a kiddie series, the TV adaptation of Horrible Histories has a sharp comic intelligence. It might just be one of the most successful original comedy shows to appear in years.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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