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 // 4:59 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 // 6:00 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 // 6:05 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 // 6:10 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 // 2:00 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 | 10 Nov 2011 // 12:10 AM

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

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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