The New Golden Age of British TV Comedy | 1 Feb 2009 // 2:00 PM

Every once in awhile, Britain rules over America. The Office, Spaced, Coupling and other British shows are gradually narrowing the Atlantic-sized gap between the United States and England.

Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007 | 24 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.


Why I Dumped Ricky Gervais for Karl Pilkington (but Am Still Seeing Stephen Merchant on the Side) | 23 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Did the record breaking Ricky Gervais Show podcast give insight into the real people behind it? Or were they just three more brilliant comic creations?


Extras: The Complete Second Season | 27 Nov 2007 // 2:57 PM

Extras is filled with celebrity cameos, pratfalls, bawdy jokes, shameless mugging, and larger than life idiots.

Extras | 24 Jan 2007 // 4:00 PM

Andy returns to the people who admire him unconditionally -- just because he's on TV. There's sadness in his smile as he hoists a pint with the madding crowd.


'The Ricky Gervais Show' | 19 Feb 2010 // 4:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — British comedian Ricky Gervais' third television series, after "The Office" and "Extras," is a cartoon called "The Ricky Gervais Show." Its audio is

//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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