Monday, December 10 2012
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
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
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 22 2011
Monday, August 1 2011
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
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
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
Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in August 2010.
Tuesday, July 27 2010
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.