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Monday, December 10 2012

Tis the Season… Ranking ‘Weeds’ Eight Seasons from Worst to Best

Contrary to what some of my friends think, a knowledge of or interest in smoking pot is simply not necessary for one to enjoy Weeds.


Monday, September 19 2011

“I Cherish the F—k Ups As Much As the Triumphs”: An Interview with Patton Oswalt

With a Showtime special behind him and his new album out now, Patton Oswalt speaks to PopMatters and manages to fit in The New Yorker, Penthouse, and Acme Novelty Library in a single sentence.


Wednesday, August 31 2011

Life, Murder and Companionship: Dexter’s Quest for Friendship

Looking back over Dexter’s journey, the need for a trustworthy companion has never been greater. As the character has become more human, the desire for companionship and a normal life has overtaken the necessitation to kill. It has become—in fact always was—the driving force in his life.


Monday, August 1 2011

Toni Collette Shows Her Good Parts in The Final Season of ‘United States of Tara’

With consistent fantastic writing across the board for all three seasons, and an always innovative perspective on a widely ignored mental illness, it’s easy to deduce that we got all of Tara’s good parts -- from start to finish.


Friday, March 25 2011

‘Episodes’: The Transnational Televisual Extravaganza

As with so many trends, the increasing prevalence of transnational television is either a building block in a utopian post-national society enabled by the democratising power of new media, or the inevitable by-product of the audience fragmentation and personal atomisation occasioned by new media.


Monday, March 14 2011

Got a Bad Case of the Second Season Itch? The Cure: Kill All TV Shows Before they Make Season Three

TV is better than film. The best scripts, the best acting, and the best directing are deserting the multi-plexes for the freedom of the small screen. But all TV series should die by the end of their second season.


Monday, February 28 2011

The Year in TV: August 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in August 2010.


Tuesday, July 27 2010

‘Weeds’ Season Six: Meet the Newman Family (trailer)

The Showtime series returns August 16 and even though the show arguably jumped the shark way back in Agrestic, chances are you'll want to catch up with Uncle Andy's shenanigans.


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