Channel Surfing

April 2010

United States of Tara and Its Equally Dysfunctional Cable Neighbors

The Gregsons. The Botwins. The Henriksons. Most of my recent favorite TV families live on cable. But do they all have to be so dysfunctional? Blame the Sopranos.


American Idol: Week #9, The Top Six

With bunch-spoiling apple Tim Urban removed, everybody suddenly got better, making this week's vote a tough call after a round of solid Shania from everyone.


Rewinding ‘Parenthood’: “Perchance to Dream”

What happens when have room to explore your story lines.


Mickie James’ WWE Firing the Last Stop on a Road of Employee Bullying and Misogyny

Contrary to popular belief, misogyny is not a natural and inherent part of the wrestling business: the WWE and Vince McMahon's repugnant efforts have been active and consistent in their targeted application.


Rewinding ‘Supernatural’: Hammer of the Gods

Silly episode mostly wasted our time.


Lost: The Final Countdown: Blog 1

The first of many blogs about Lost. In this one I consider its place among the all-time great series.


Damages Season Three Finale: I Know the Pieces Fit… But, Really?

A review of the third season finale of Damages.


Rewinding ‘Parenthood’: Rubber Band Ball

We learned a lot about the characters, even though nothing really happened.


American Idol: Week #8, The Top Seven

It's Crystal and then everyone else. We still have five weeks to go before we can crown her, so it makes sense to quote Crystal's own words: What's the point?


Smallville: My Favorite Not-So-Guilty Guilty Pleasure Show

Smallville may not be the best show on TV, but for a host of its fans, it is one of the most fun and addictive.


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