Tuesday, January 1 2008
The second season of My Name is Earl is a series of refreshing warmth, essentially dealing in redemption, whilst carefully sidestepping the pitfall of schmaltz.
Thursday, October 11 2007
Earl is proof that a popular primetime sitcom can be both bitingly funny and socially relevant.
Friday, September 14 2007
You could call Mr. Woodcock the latest version of The Billy Bob Thornton Movie.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.
Sunday, October 22 2006
At the end of "Joy's Wedding," Earl lets loose to Young MC's "Bust a Move" his eyes brightening and his mouth melting into a blissful grin. It's a sublimely goofy moment.
Monday, October 9 2006
While director Terry Zwigoff seemed to have held the patent on this sort of offbeat tone in his past work, his kooky rudeness is his undoing, here
Monday, May 8 2006
As much as Jerome's harsh appraisals of his peers and teachers appear to be warranted, Art School Confidential doesn't exactly endorse his aspirations.
Tuesday, September 20 2005
What's so wonderful about My Name Is Earl is that it's a comedy with its heart in the right place and everything else gleefully in the gutter.
Monday, September 19 2005
Earl's not the sharpest tool in the barn, but his learning process made for entertaining TV.
Thursday, December 19 2002
And so the clichés begin.