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April 2011

The Life of an Alien Lizard Queen: An Interview with Monica Baccarin

PopMatters sat down with Firefly and V. star Morena Baccarin in February 2011 to get her thoughts on working with Joss Whedon and playing an alien lizard queen.


Let’s Sing About Sex, Baby

Glee's episode "Sexy" demonstrates how far television has come in its attempts to be culturally relevant.


Who Is Bisexual on Television? More Importantly, Why Should We Care?

When considering sexual acceptance in mainstream media, bisexuality is really the last frontier.


March 2011

Put a Ring on It: Women on ‘The Bachelor’

The Bachelor does little more than advance silly notions about single women and their approach to relationships.


Homophobia Is Alive and Well on TV at the WWE

With the WWE's biggest event of the year on the horizon, fans and sponsors might want to take a closer look at its blatant homophobia and reconsider the wisdom of handing over their money to a bigoted and retrograde institution.


‘Episodes’: The Transnational Televisual Extravaganza

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.


Fall 2011-12: It’s Pilot Season, People

Pan Am isn’t not the only pilot trying to capitalize in this post-Mad Men world.


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.


‘Glee’ and ‘The Bachelor’: Less Talk About Love, Please, and More Action

Glee and The Bachelor need to show a little trust in the relationships they're filming, and lighten up on all the talk.


Divorce: Housewives Style

The desire to hold on to fame has driven some housewives in The Real Housewives of Atlanta to behave shamelessly.


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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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