Thursday, February 19 2015
We are living in the second Golden Age of Television, and not just because the writing is so good: TV is where we can tune in for real diversity.
Thursday, August 28 2014
Video Revolutions is a brief, brilliant inquiry into the history of a complex, contested medium.
Monday, September 9 2013
As the controversial season of the CBS reality show concludes for the season, it's time to reflect on what we've learned about TV... and ourselves.
Wednesday, June 5 2013
Rather than moving away from "lookism", we seem to be embracing it. Even in the most unlikely areas.
Monday, June 3 2013
The Buffy creator made some other points, too.
Tuesday, May 7 2013
It's still nearly all talk all the time, but is daytime's audience changing?
Sunday, May 13 2012
The past few seasons of Gossip Girl have sent a consistent message to the series' largely female audience: women who attempt to climb the social ladder won't get a happy ending. Even ladies born wearing Prada diapers can expect their share of misery.
Thursday, October 20 2011
We rarely equate television game shows with admirable life philosophies, but the BBC's QI with host Stephen Fry pulls it off by making us think as well as laugh.
Friday, July 15 2011
This year is the 70th anniversary of the first TV commercial, so we cast our glance back at the some of the most memorable ads of all time.
Monday, May 9 2011
It all started when I was in Walgreens buying deodorant and I saw her looking me right in the eye with a glossy glow from the cover of an October 2010 issue of US Weekly.