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Sunday, March 15 2009

Work Pig: Bringing Home the Bacon

We’ve been moved out of the pigsties, perhaps, but maybe the joke is on us. Possibly, people will look back at our moment in time and ask how we outsmarted ourselves into being even busier every day.


Tuesday, October 9 2007

Part 3 - The New Networks

It would never work... no one challenged the reigning broadcast junta and survived. No surprise then that the upstarts snuck in and changed the face of TV forever.


Wednesday, May 23 2007

Robson Arms: The Complete First Season

Fans of the late, lamented Arrested Development may find themselves particularly taken with Robson Arms.


Wednesday, December 20 2006

Kids in the Hall - Complete Season 5

The general, surreal nature of most Kids in the Hall work keeps the show feeling fresh and edgy more than a decade after the episodes originally aired.


Monday, May 29 2006

The Kids in the Hall: Complete Season 4

If we share Freud's liberationist stance on the power of humor, then no sketch comedy series is more pure and direct in its dissident hilarity than The Kids in the Hall.


Thursday, December 1 2005

The Kids in the Hall: Season Three

Once you've seen a few of those uncensored sketches, it's clear why Kids in the Hall was never so pleasing to mainstream viewers as SNL.


Wednesday, February 2 2005

The Kids in the Hall: The Complete Season 2, 1990-1991

The Kids' steadfastly humanizing instincts go a long way towards rendering their comedy adorably toothless.


Monday, November 15 2004

The Saddest Music in the World (2003)

'There are tears for things, there are tears of things, there are tears from things,' says Guy Maddin.


Thursday, May 13 2004

The Saddest Music in the World (2003)

Guy Maddin's film is swirling with scraps of movie and other recent history.


Monday, April 26 2004

The Kids in the Hall: Season One (1989-1990) (2004): CAST - PopMatters Film Review

The Kids in the Hall are notable for some of the most fascinatingly experimental misses in comedy history.


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