Articles tagged the office

27 Nov 2012 // 11:18 PM

Make ‘Em Laugh: Sitcom Humor for Millennials

Our generation of 20- and 30-somethings need the truth of a Wes Anderson film in a 30-minute TV bite, and we find it in these dark comedies.

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‘Campus’ Series Premiere

The new series from the makers of Green Wing feels like comedy by the numbers.

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28 Jan 2011 // 8:30 AM

The Year In TV: May 2010

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

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Is there anything the internet can’t do? It’ll take something that no one asked for, give it to them, and then make you

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24 Dec 2009 // 3:02 AM

The Ten Best Holiday Episodes

A countdown of the 10 best holiday themed TV episodes

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The New Golden Age of British TV Comedy

Every once in awhile, Britain rules over America. The Office, Spaced, Coupling and other British shows are gradually narrowing the Atlantic-sized gap between the United States and England.

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Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 3

Day Three - The final ten, a cross-culture collection teeming with big ideas, larger than life visions, and perhaps the greatest documentary on rugby you've probably never heard of.

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Movies and TV shows that poke fun at the trials of contemporary cubicle life appeal to working stiff

There’s a reason why people buy red staplers, Dwight Schrute bobbleheads and stuffed Dilberts: It’s because many Americans are disenchanted with their jobs,

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18 Jul 2008 // 4:23 AM

“Saturday Night Live” star Amy Poehler may be making a leap to primetime. The “Weekend Update” co-anchor and versatile sketch performer is talking with NBC

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30 Rock The lunatics are back in charge of NBC’s Thursday asylum - and we wouldn’t want it any other way. “My Name Is

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And so it comes down to this. “Celebrity Big Brother.” Of course. When you think about it - or even if you don’t much

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She may play one of the most determined bosses ever to orchestrate a staff meeting, but actress Melora Hardin hasn’t a clue how that

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24 Oct 2007 // 5:51 AM

Pennsylvania city relishes attention from hit TV series

SCRANTON, Pa.—On a recent Friday evening, Roy Minelli, co-owner of Scranton staple Poor Richard’s Pub, happily chats with two downright giddy New York

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11 Oct 2007 // 3:00 AM

The Office

Next came a series of sitcom-ish moments that read like the white board from the writers' room.

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8 Oct 2007 // 6:37 AM

Writer’s reply turns into ‘Office’ obsession

SAN FRANCISCO—On a whim, after watching an episode of “The Office” during its first season, Jennie Tan visited the writer’s MySpace page just

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7 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Office: Season Three

Fans met the news of an American adaptation of The Office with outright skepticism, but it's safe to say that the American version of The Office has lost little of the original's sense of unease in its portrayal of the American workplace.

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22 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Office

The Office offers someone we can always laugh at: Michael (Steve Carell), arguably the most sympathetic asshole on television, ever.

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28 Sep 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Office

Michael's misguided efforts to ingratiate himself with his subordinates and all but force them to be his friends are the core of The Office's comedy.

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26 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Office

Aside from making its occupants physically uncomfortable, the office intensifies their confrontations, forcing them to butt heads without the chance for literal escape from conflict.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Office

Whatever your thoughts on the new American remake of The Office, you have to give NBC credit for picking the right man for the job.

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