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Angel: Complete Series Collectors Set

This show of moral quandaries, ramifications of choice, and consequences of indifference is one of the great unsung and underappreciated series of the turn of the century.

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9 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Part 3 - The New Networks

It would never work... no one challenged the reigning broadcast junta and survived. No surprise then that the upstarts snuck in and changed the face of TV forever.

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8 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Angel: Season Four

In the season overview, Joss Whedon asserts that he wanted this season to be 'operatic'. It was that.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Lord of the Nerds

Buffy is often mentioned specifically as a "female empowerment" show, but one of its most inviting aspects is the way its cast has always been uncommonly split between guys and girls.

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5 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

Angel

Tim Minear's fourth season finale of Angel makes elegant, self-conscious commentary on the ways that corporate structures frame (if not ordain) life decisions.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Scooby Love

But the Scoobies have expanded the tv series, to include character study and analysis of the bonds of humankind.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Boys and Girls and Buffy

We've all learned a lot about the politics of being young and being adult, about sexuality and gender roles, as well as about the difficulties of daily life from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but perhaps we've learned the most about all of this from Xander.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Surprises

Many non-initiates of Buffy the Vampire Slayer dismiss it as a show about teen angst or girl action. But Buffy's diverse fan base understands that these things are worthy of our attention, and know Buffy as a series with a little something for everyone.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Buffy the Vampire Slayer - We Could Be Heroes

The finale of Buffy the Vampire Slayer marks not only the end of a great series, but also the end of one of the most popular myths of our postmodern times.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Family Relations

Combining the family conflicts characteristic of the horror genre with those typical of melodrama, Buffy the Vampire Slayer has consistently challenged popular notions of feminism and monstrosity.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Death Is What a Slayer Lives

However you read the twisty evolution of Buffy, it's worth remembering, amid the current reevaluating and memorializing, that it has always been about ends, specifically, the ways that young people deal with loss.

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Smashing Pumpkins Rock for Revolution at Irvine Meadows

// Notes from the Road

"You know Corgan isn’t just going to play a greatest hits set and that’s to his credit, for a formidable catalog of deep cuts the Smashing Pumpkins have.

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