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‘The Event’ Will Be Unrequited

I don’t know what The Event is – and I suspect I never will -- but not for lack of trying.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Weekends

This is the time of year when all the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, and the CW) put out those cheap, cheesy “preview” specials.

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Consumerism and the Fan: A LOST Case Study

Just as LOST established a new baseline for television creativity and found new ways equally to mesmerize and frustrate viewers, so did the LOST auction set a new standard for television-based consumerism.

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20 Aug 2010 // 6:00 AM

LOST in Memorabilia

The LOST auction, August 21-22, may be the ultimate TV auction, and participating fans get a chance to make TV history as well as take a piece of it home.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Fridays

If you want to know what's new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Thursdays

If you want to know what's new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Wednesdays

If you want to know what's new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Tuesdays

If you want to know what’s new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Mondays

If you want to know what’s new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.

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ABC’s ‘Rookie Blue’ Is a Hit, But Why?

Ever since NYPD Blue went off the air in 2005, ABC has been trying to replicate its success. Ranging from the 13-episode flop Blind Justice to

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Future Shock, Postmodern Nostalgia, and Uncanny Technologies

The speed of technological change is unprecedented. Author Anna Jane Grossman finds that it has imbued her "with a kind of odd nostalgia for right now.”

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Father’s Day Is Over, But Daddy Issues Remain in ‘Bioshock 2’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption’

Baby Boomer films such as Star Wars taught us about the corruptible and corrupting influence of an authoritarian father; now games like Bioshock 2 and Red Dead Redemption explore Generation X's “daddy issues”.

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Getting Inside the Book Review: How They Work & Why We Read Them

We've all done it -- bought a book based on a good review, passed over another because of a bad review. But why do reviews affect us? And how do they do it?

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The Way-Back Machine: 20 Years Ago (videos)

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Oddly, a lot of things that happened 20 years ago this week are either similar to

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23 May 2010 // 9:13 AM

May ‘Lost’ mysteries never come to an end

LOS ANGELES — “Lost,” the most complicated series in the history of television, will come to its end Sunday and without having seen a second of

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20 May 2010 // 10:00 PM

Lost Baggage

Be they slavishly devoted or stubbornly skeptical, whether they clinged to every minute of the entire season -- wherever in the time spectrum that minute appeared -- or simply turned their modern-day Dharma dial to ‘off’ after season one (gasp!), these writers were always, well, lost in thought. Ha, ha.

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‘Lost’ and ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Are Both Pop Culture Belief Systems That Inspire Worship

Lost and The Empire Strikes Back revolve around the nature of light vs. dark, good vs. evil, science vs. faith and ultimately about the redemptive power of love and sacrifice. Ala Douglas Adams, both are about life, the universe and everything.

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18 May 2010 // 11:15 AM

Lost: The Auction

A cultural phenomenon of the ’00s, Lost is quickly wrapping up. What better way to commemorate the conclusion of one of television’s most-loved series

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In the wake of Lost, ABC has been blatantly scrambling to fill the mystery show void with transparent clones: Flash Forward, Happy Town, and V.

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22 Apr 2010 // 10:00 AM

Lost: The Final Countdown: Blog 1

The first of many blogs about Lost. In this one I consider its place among the all-time great series.

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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