Sunday, January 11 2009
If television is indeed a vast cultural and artistic wasteland, then the 10 examples of culpable amusement selected by our staff must represent something significant -- or perhaps we're just way too addicted to the old boob tube.
Thursday, January 17 2008
In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.
Tuesday, August 15 2006
As Spinal Tap's David St. Hubbins says, 'It's such a fine line between the stupid and the clever.' Metalocalypse, unfortunately, waffles between the two.
Monday, May 15 2006
Knowing that Brendan Small continues to dabble in music, it's easy to read this season, and the bittersweet (and hilarious) 'Focus Grill' in particular, as his transition away from childhood things.
Monday, November 14 2005
The episodes are probably the best of the series. But honestly, an eight-year-old kid could make a better DVD.
Friday, September 16 2005
Small, Bouchard, and Galasky are likable humans, but sweeter cartoons.
Tuesday, December 28 2004
The animation serves one of the most impressive aspects of the show's first season: the fact that it was largely improvised.
Monday, January 26 2004
Like most young creators, Brendon believes his work is brilliant, even though, at this stage of his career, he is closer to Ed Wood than Truffaut.