America’s Next Top Model

As Charged - Top 10 TV Guilty Pleasures of 2008 | 11 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

If television is indeed a vast cultural and artistic wasteland, then the 10 examples of culpable amusement selected by our staff must represent something significant -- or perhaps we're just way too addicted to the old boob tube.


Americas Next Top Model: Cycle Eight | 27 Feb 2007 // 4:30 PM

Cycle Eight isn't about skinny models vs. plus-size models, blondes vs. the brunettes, or Caucasians vs. African Americans. It's about Banks vs. the world, and we already know who's going to win.

Americas Next Top Model | 19 Sep 2006 // 7:00 PM

In all likelihood, Melrose just doesn't understand the rhythms of a reality TV season: she should have saved her breakdown for Week Eight.


Dear TV Executives: A Few New Years Resolutions Notes for 2011 | 26 Jan 2011 // 2:02 AM

Television executives should resolve to do a few things for me this year.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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