Articles tagged robin weigert

Back to Basics - The 30 Best TV Shows of 2008

The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.

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28 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Life: Season 1

Without Lewis, Life is a solid if mostly unremarkable program, somewhere between willfully quirky and gruesome for gruesome’s sake.

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26 Sep 2007 // 1:59 AM


Life's details of color and composition do the work usually handled by too much expository dialogue, granting access to Dani and Charlie's thinking.

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Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006

You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.

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21 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM


Deadwood is possibly the most coruscating indictment of American capitalism ever aired in primetime.

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12 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM


Wily and self-possessed, Sol Star is an unusual combination of a Lower East Side peddler and Gary Cooper in High Noon.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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