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Monday, April 25 2011

The Government Shutdown: Only on Television

President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid managed to negotiate a compromise with the Republicans just two hours before a shutdown would have occurred. President Obama didn't have it as easy as The West Wing's Jed Bartlet.


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.


Thursday, December 24 2009

The Ten Best Holiday Episodes

A countdown of the 10 best holiday themed TV episodes


Wednesday, January 10 2007

Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.


Wednesday, November 16 2005

The West Wing

There are growing overlaps between politics, news, and entertainment. Hard news has taken a back seat to feature journalism and talk shows, real politics to realpolitik.


Monday, November 1 2004

The West Wing

The West Wing has locked itself into philosophical stasis, determined to air its liberal credentials via Bartlett and his staff yet equally determined never to challenge the status quo.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The West Wing

As is often the case with presidential terms, the Bartlett administration ended with great pomp and little circumstance.


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