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Friday, August 22 2014

Knots Untie and Tie Again in ‘Boardwalk Empire: Season Four’

If previous seasons gave us glimpses of the evil that men do, then this penultimate season of HBO's best current series gives us an extreme closeup.


Wednesday, July 30 2014

Linda Williams on the Melodrama of Black and White in ‘The Wire’

On The Wire is a must-read book for everyone who believes that the HBO series is life-changing fiction of the highest order.


Wednesday, July 31 2013

In Defense Of ... Netflix Being the Future of Television

After landing a gang of Emmy nominations, The Little Red Envelope That Could has established itself as a go-to place for quality original programming. The next step? World domination.


Thursday, May 23 2013

The Women Behind ‘The Throne’

Just what is it that is drawing these new female viewers to a show and genre that has historically been the realm of a largely male audience? It probably has something to do with fact that the women of Game of Thrones are some of the most powerful and dynamic female characters on television right now.


Tuesday, October 11 2011

‘Bored to Death: The Complete Second Season’ Is Anything but Boring

Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson, and Zach Galifianakis share incredible chemistry as they struggle with success, failure, and substance abuse.


Friday, September 16 2011

Drawn Together: Cornell’s “Demon Knights” and the Ideal of Camelot

In Demon Knights Paul Cornell not only dramatizes the idea of Camelot, but exquisitely reenacts it at one of the oldest comicbook publishers.


Monday, August 22 2011

TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 1

Several new series debuted in April 2011 to transform what had been a mediocre season into an exceptional one, including Game of Thrones. AMC, meanwhile, systematically abused three of its great series, calling into question whether the cable network is truly ready for the big time.


Monday, July 18 2011

HBO is Emmy nominations king


Thursday, June 23 2011

Alexander Skarsgard gets some added bite from ‘True Blood’


Friday, April 22 2011

HBO looks at the making of the show that ruined TV


The Year in TV: April 2010 (Mixed Media) [18.Jan.11]
The Year in TV: March 2010 (Mixed Media) [6.Jan.11]
February 2010 in TV (Mixed Media) [20.Dec.10]
Various Artists: Bored to Death Soundtrack (Capsule Reviews) [14.Oct.10]
Brava, Bravo! (Columns) [8.Jul.10]
Hanging Out with HBO’s ‘Hung’ (Channel Surfing) [31.Jan.10]
HBO worth watching again (News) [3.Aug.09]
True Blood (Reviews) [14.Jun.09]
Death on a Factory Farm (Reviews) [16.Mar.09]
The Trials of Ted Haggard (Reviews) [2.Feb.09]
The Black List, Vol. 1 (Reviews) [25.Aug.08]
HBO: The Movie (Short Ends and Leader) [29.May.08]
Recount (Reviews) [23.May.08]
Has HBO become edgy PBS? (News) [27.Mar.08]
The Sopranos: Series Finale (Reviews) [19.Jun.07]
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