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Tuesday, January 10 2012

The Best Television Shows of 2011

The small screen offers up the usual suspects, proving once again that, with a few exceptions, what's good on today's prime time schedule will stay that way until the next best-of list.


Monday, October 17 2011

'Bored to Death' Is a Remarkably Gentle Show

Bored to Death regularly strips Jonathan of his tough-guy illusions, and the two-part season premiere offers an especially economical and poignant example.

Tuesday, October 11 2011

'Bored to Death: The Complete Second Season' Is Anything but Boring

Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson, and Zach Galifianakis share incredible chemistry as they struggle with success, failure, and substance abuse.

Wednesday, February 16 2011

'The Extra Man' Is Quietly Excellent

There’s more at play than just a museum of oddities, a completely trivial and forgettable giggle parade. When The Extra Man is hinting at an extrapolation on the subjective nature of reality and exploring the ways selfish people fail to connect with one another, it's at its best.

Wednesday, November 10 2010

Bored To Death: The Complete First Season

HBO’s Bored To Death is a unique series that is part noir mystery and part modern relationship comedy.

Thursday, September 17 2009

Bored to Death: Series Premiere

Bored to Death indulges a decidedly male fantasy for New York creative intellectualism in the same way Entourage does for Hollywood’s struggling actors-turned-stars.

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