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17 Sep 2009 // 3:10 AM

Community: Series Premiere

Before you can say "The Breakfast Club," Community begins challenging stereotypes while also arguing that community college is one of the great equalizers.

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Movie actresses know that growing old can be a career killer, as detrimental as forgetting your lines or appearing in a Pauly Shore film. In

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14 Aug 2009 // 4:29 AM

‘Mad Men’ back again and at the top of its game

This may not be the golden age of television, but perhaps it’s the titanium age: high quality in large quantities. There are so many

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The Way Home by George Pelecanos

There's not a saint here, but most of the sinners have saintly moments.

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30 Jul 2009 // 6:12 AM

Jon Hamm returning with ‘Mad Men’

PASADENA, CALIF. — Jon Hamm is on a roll. The show he stars in, AMC’s “Mad Men,” returns for a much-anticipated third season on Aug. 16.

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A critically acclaimed television series, “Mad Men: Season Two” (Lionsgate, 2008, $49.99), leads this week’s list of new titles arriving on the high-definition Blu-ray format. “Mad

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13 Jul 2009 // 12:00 PM

MAD MEN: SEASON TWO Cast: John Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones, Christina Hendricks and John Slattery Creator: Matt Weiner Various writers and directors

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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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4 May 2009 // 2:00 AM

There are plenty of reasons why Chuck is currently on the verge of cancellation. Its location on Monday nights leading into Heroes was supposed to

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Every Spring there are a handful of quality shows on the brink of cancellation by the major networks. Here is this year's crop of worthy programs that may not live to see another Fall.

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20 Questions: Paul Ben-Victor

We learn at PopMatters 20 Questions that in addition to his acting skills, Ben-Victor has a knack for doing wild makeup designs and body art.

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‘Chuck’ is a show on the bubble, and the cast wants to recruit viewers

SAN FRANCISCO - It is early on Sunday morning on March 1, the last day of the comic/TV/movie convention called WonderCon. Four of the

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Breaking Bad: Season Two Premiere

The second season of Breaking Bad promises to be quite a ride.

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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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20 Feb 2009 // 2:45 AM

Must Read After My Death

Must Read After My Death makes narrative sense out of experience, but also leaves much of the nonsense in place, not explaining or rationalizing.

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10 Feb 2009 // 9:00 PM

Ad Women by Juliann Sivulka

Ad women may have flattered themselves into believing that their success proved they transcended gender and were superior to the stereotypes they trafficked in.

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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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22 Jan 2009 // 4:43 AM

‘Mad Men’ keeps its edgy edge

We’re starting right off with good news. Matthew Weiner, creator and driving force behind AMC’s Emmy-winning “Mad Men,” has signed a deal to

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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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