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Friday, August 20 2010

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.

Monday, August 16 2010

Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Mondays

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

Wednesday, July 28 2010

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.”

Monday, July 19 2010

New Jurisdiction: How Will the Dark, Brooding ‘Luther’ Fare Stateside?

Airing on BBC America later in the year, the BBC's recent dark crime series, Luther, deserves to do as well stateside as it's doing here in the UK.

Thursday, July 8 2010

Brava, Bravo!

Those Bravo executives are tricksters, fooling me into believing familiarity breeds contentment, not contempt. I'm totally hooked.

‘Mad Men’ Flirting 101: A Quick Review

Mad Men's fourth season doesn't premiere until July 25, so until then, let the cast teach you a thing or two about flirting in what Peggy Olson appropriately calls, "the business of persuasion".

Monday, July 5 2010

When Flying the Skies, Best to Avert One’s Eyes—Especially in Coach Class

What's the etiquette for your personal movie choice on a long flight when the nearest set of eyes is just a shoulder-width away from your screen?

Sunday, June 20 2010

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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