Monday, December 7 2009
The Ghost Hunters Academy investigators talk about the amount of misinformation there is about paranormal investigation and what an awesome season finale would look like.
Wednesday, December 2 2009
The prolific actor Bruce Greenwood shows up as yet another character for 20 Questions -- this time as a rather erudite cake designer with a mean edge on a ’53 Telecaster.
Monday, November 16 2009
Alison Brie, who plays Trudy on Mad Men and Donald Glover, who wrote for 30 Rock before joining the Community cast, indulge in a friendly, teasing, tête à tête of sorts, as they consider PopMatters 20 Questions.
Thursday, November 5 2009
The Next Iron Chef is not a show about cooking. It is a show about people freaking out; cooking just happens to be what they’re doing while they’re freaking out.
Thursday, October 29 2009
Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson of Ghost Hunters have transcended the paranormal entertainment niche, become lasting pop-culture mainstays, and are busiest men in the ghost business.
Tuesday, October 20 2009
Network TV will more likely than not remain the pagan idol of the American living room, and continue to produce the shows that most people watch on their laptops and handsets for the foreseeable future.
Between the Internet, DVRs, and DVDs, television viewers have been almost completely freed from the vagaries of network scheduling. We can watch our favorite shows whenever we want.
Sunday, October 11 2009
Named Entertainment Weekly’s top 12 future stars of comedy, Aziz Ansari has a voracious appetite for performing, eating, and… just about anything else that is subject to an appetite.
Wednesday, October 7 2009
Through absurd humour, this show relentlessly disparages the wholesale futility of masculine posturing, useless products, and mindless modern entertainment.
Friday, September 25 2009
America's Best Dance Crew judge Shane Sparks explains his show's unlikely beginnings, its ongoing significance, and what hopes lie ahead for crew-based hip-hop dancing...
Monday, September 21 2009
How can I start an honest discussion about what Fox has meant to me? How can I pull him apart from my 28 years of experience in this world?
I would always rank Bea near the top of my desired celebrity conquests, alongside more conventional choices like Natalie Portman and Jenny Lewis.
Sunday, August 30 2009
Buffy the Vampire Slayer's lasting success tells us that demographic targeting is a complex process that requires both fan participation and forms of merchandising that literally allow everything to be for sale.
Madeleine Martin reflects on a season of Californication that saw her character, Becca Moody, play an essential part in Hank’s slow transition to adulthood.
Thursday, August 13 2009
Last season on Mad Men, as marketing master Don Draper became a recognizable brand in the real world, the show that gave birth to him began to dismantle his identity episode by episode.
Thursday, August 6 2009
The Daily Show is an intellectual respite from the self-aggrandizing sensationalism of traditional news sources, and as such, one can’t help but cringe a little at the idea that it, too, may have begun to take itself a bit too seriously.
Thursday, May 21 2009
What's a Kirk without Earth-poet Shakespeare? Has the awkward Star Trek quotation spat its last breath? Trek's lost legacy of literary pretension.
Wednesday, April 22 2009
House both fulfills and questions its viewers’ fantasies of a medical utopia in which doctors are brilliant, attentive, and affordable
Thursday, April 16 2009
More than a decade after its debut, Neon Genesis Evangelion continues to reign as a cultural icon in Japan. Understanding how it made such a lasting impact gives us a window onto Japanese social history and fandom.
Sunday, April 12 2009
We learn at PopMatters 20 Questions that in addition to his acting skills, Ben-Victor has a knack for doing wild makeup designs and body art.