Articles tagged talk shows

Why Not a Republican Vivisection?: On ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’, 14 August 2015

If Bill Maher sees himself as a lone bulwark of reason in a puritanical country still balking at Enlightenment values, the talk-show format of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher tends to gravitate toward unenlightened left-right binaries.

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Talk Show. Podcast. Live Streaming. Everywhere You Turn, People Are Talking

It’s customary to speak of the New Golden Age of Television as a function of quality drama. But network TV begins and ends its day with talk, from Today to Tonight, where questions are being asked and answered.

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The Tested Truth About ‘Maury Povich’

More than just "Baby Daddy's" are revealed every day on Maury Povich's long-running talkshow.

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She Haunts Me Still: My Trip to Jenny Jones

More than a decade since attending her show, the not so behind-the-scenes tactics of day time talk still linger.

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Does Late Night TV Still Matter? Jimmy Kimmel

In the third part of his never-ending odyssey of late-night talkers, the Rockist endures Kimmel and bits.

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6 Sep 2007 // 1:32 AM

Tuesday, Whoopi Goldberg assumed the Your Name Here spot in the forever-rotating coffee klatch known as “The View.” Ostensibly, “The View’s” premise, as it

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26 Apr 2007 // 10:00 AM

Daytime shows, for all their focus on fluff and celebrity promotion, can be about something real, on occasion.

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25 Apr 2007 // 2:30 PM

After a season of tumult, tension and Trump, Rosie O’Donnell has put “The View” in her rearview mirror. The brash host of ABC’s

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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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