Articles tagged rob estes

As Charged - Top 10 TV Guilty Pleasures of 2008

If television is indeed a vast cultural and artistic wasteland, then the 10 examples of culpable amusement selected by our staff must represent something significant -- or perhaps we're just way too addicted to the old boob tube.

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4 Sep 2008 // 1:00 AM

90210: Series Premiere

This year's 90210 reboot comes with a Frankenstein-esque patchwork of a pedigree.

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15 Oct 2007 // 12:00 AM

Womens Murder Club

Women's Murder Club represents network television production at its most cynical and most dismissive of viewers' intelligence.

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29 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Evidence

The introduction of a running metanarrative that links all the episodes upsets the underlying sense of justice this formula typically provides.

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//Mixed media
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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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