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4 Feb 2010 // 5:18 AM

It may take a while to process everything from Tuesday’s season premiere of “Lost,” but this is certain: It was fantastic. I was on

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3 Feb 2010 // 8:45 AM

President Obama has had a rocky first year in office. But he made at least one indisputably sagacious policy decision: When he found out his

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Lost fans still have a couple "Faradays" between them and the premiere of the show's final season, but there's no shortage of web goodies to appease those who can't help but froth at the mouth in anticipation.

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12 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

Top 10 Episodes of 2009

As I continue to look back on the best TV of 2009, these are the ten best episodes...

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Get Your DVRs Ready: Five Shows Returning In 2010

Suffering from December doldrums on the tube? Fear not. There is a light on the horizon beyond all the holiday specials and reruns. Here are five shows returning in 2010 that will help fill up your DVR.

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2 Dec 2009 // 10:00 AM

Holding Out For ‘Heroes’

Set an end date. Save the show.

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24 Sep 2009 // 4:00 AM

Perhaps you’ve heard by now: Next winter, ABC’s “Lost” will begin airing its final episodes, bringing to a crescendo six seasons of mind-blowing,

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22 Sep 2009 // 2:20 AM

“Obviously crime pays,” noted plumber-philosopher G. Gordon Liddy once said, “or there’d be no crime.” Or television, he might have added. Network TV’s

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Soundscape of the Body Politic: The Songs of Thomas Pynchon’s ‘Inherent Vice’

Interpolators of literature always try to figure out how we, as readers, glean the book in our hands. Arguments between the likes of Harold Bloom

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith (trailer)

A literary/pulp mashup. At its best? That remains to be seen. Author Seth Grahame-Smith must have some real cajones to tamper with a such

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18 Jun 2009 // 6:02 AM

Brace yourself for ABC’s ‘Impact’

Disaster movies were once a guilty pleasure of mine. I mean, who doesn’t enjoy seeing the Statue of Liberty toppled and the Golden Gate

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20 May 2009 // 4:18 AM

ABC and NBC took opposite approaches to filling their 2009-2010 schedules, which launch in September. ABC announced Tuesday it will add 11 new programs to its

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8 May 2009 // 2:32 AM

Pop 20: Loving ‘Lost’

As the fifth season draws to a close, I now realize that not one entire column in the last few months had been spent ruminating

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Has TV lost its nerve? Why engrossing dramas keep getting kicked off the island

Launching a broadly successful TV show is possible. No, really, it is. We hear a lot about the fractured media environment, and most of us

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28 Jan 2009 // 3:30 AM

Lost: Season Five Premiere

As the fifth season begins, the structural fluidity that makes Lost so exciting and unusual has been pushed to the forefront. That's right: we're officially talking time travel.

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27 Jan 2009 // 3:39 AM

‘Lost’ masterminds relieved to have their days numbered

You can learn things about a TV show just by watching it with other people. At the television critics’ winter get-together last week, 200 of us

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Fifth-season premiere of ‘Lost,’ airing Wednesday on ABC

REASON TO WATCH: Fifth-season premiere CATCHING UP: The island has disappeared, while the Oceanic Six plan their return, to save ... the universe? THIS WEEK: In

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Lost: The Complete Fourth Season

The order of myth becomes manifest in Season Four.

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Books: A Memoir by Larry McMurtry

While I can't quite agree with McMurtry that even librarians don't want books to be in libraries, it certainly seems true that computers are taking up some of the space that used to belong to the books.

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LeBron James and the Beat Book

If beat reporters keep churning out books on 'Bron, why aren't we learning anything? These books represent the current state of the beat book -- and indicate it may be in serious trouble.

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"Which is better, Cher’s voice before or after Auto-Tune?

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