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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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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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Lost: The Complete Fourth Season

The order of myth becomes manifest in Season Four.

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5 Nov 2008 // 3:44 AM

Elisabeth Moss stars in David Mamet’s satire, “Speed-the-Plow,” at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York. (Ari Mintz/Newsday/MCT) Elisabeth Moss floats into

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24 Oct 2008 // 5:34 AM

Season 2 finale of ‘Mad Men,’ Sunday on AMC

THE SHOW: “Mad Men” WHEN/WHERE: Sunday at 10 p.m. EDT on AMC REASON TO WATCH: Second-season finale. WHAT IT’S ABOUT: The backdrop is

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15 Oct 2008 // 2:35 AM

Now — or when? Tricks of time keep TV shows hopping

“You don’t screw with time,” Mama Petrelli warned Peter - technically, Future Peter - in the season premiere of “Heroes.” Peter didn’t heed

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22 Sep 2008 // 4:03 AM

Tina Fey is Emmy’s new golden girl. NBC’s “30 Rock,” which she created, was named top comedy series at the 60th annual awards Sunday

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18 Sep 2008 // 4:46 AM

Will Emmy fall for ‘Mad Men’?

It’s Emmy time once again in Hollywood and this year the basic-cable runts get to leave behind the kids table and eat with the

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1 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Necktie and the Noose

Will Barack Obama face the accusations that black professionals sometimes face of abandoning their heritage? Does it hinge on his choice of tie?

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24 Aug 2008 // 11:00 PM

Women and ‘The Wire’

Why the most intelligent show on TV, a compelling exploration of the circumstances and institutional pressures that make people who they are, gets an "F" in Gender Studies.

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The Wire: The Complete Fifth Season

The dense mythology, painstakingly created over five novelistic seasons, has enough drama packed inside to be easily spun out for the next five, ten, 15 years.

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8 Aug 2008 // 5:05 AM

‘Mad Men’s’ most outspoken woman

For Christina Hendricks, playing Joan Holloway on “Mad Men” (Sunday, AMC) has been an eye-opening experience. Not only is Joan one of the most intriguing

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5 Aug 2008 // 11:00 PM

Mad Men, Sad Men

The increasing prevalence and sophistication of advertising, the popularization of psychotherapy, and an emerging political consciousness in the American middle class all come to the fore in this excellent television series.

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3 Aug 2008 // 11:00 PM

DHARMA’s Bent Reality: The Video Game Sensibility of Lost

Perhaps the most complete and fascinating assimilation of video game-type content into a different medium at a deep and thorough level occurs within the narrative world of the popular television show Lost.

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31 Jul 2008 // 8:00 AM

I’ve got great news, and I know you’re with me on this. The dog lives. No harm will come to the dog. There’

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Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

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"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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