Family Guy

The Best Guilty Pleasure TV of 2012 | 13 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

Whether its animated nonsense or reality bite, broadcast bits this cheesy and fun demand indulgence -- and we gladly say 'Yes' to such small screen excess.

The Guilty Pleasure TV Shows of 2011 | 11 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

Anthropomorphized food... insane soap opera creeepshows... and at least one example of the 'Unhappy Englander" on holiday. Must be time for the guiltiest of TV fare.


Family Guy's Sunday Services | 5 Sep 2013 // 9:15 PM

Whereas The Simpsons makes an effort to balance its religious satire with pro-spiritual representations, Family Guy largely regards organized faith as wholly corrupt and its believers as dupes and dopes.

Lost In Translation, or, Why 'The Hangover' Can't Just Be 'The Hangover' | 10 Jul 2012 // 5:15 PM

Thanks to translation, the cult '60s British show The Avengers is known to French viewers as Chapeau Melon et Bottes de Cuir, literally "bowler hat and leather boots", a title which could be misconstrued for a show about bondage tips and foot fetish.


By Volume 8, That Big Ol' 'Family Guy" Has Grown Pretty Lazy | 29 Jul 2010 // 3:58 PM

Family Guy marches on, but more and more longtime fans are finding less reason to stay the course.

Family Guy: Vol. 6 | 10 Nov 2008 // 2:59 PM

It’ll take a new animated show to call Family Guy out for its indiscretions, much like Family Guy did for The Simpsons.


The Social Revelations of 'Family Guy' | 6 Jul 2010 // 12:30 AM

Family Guy is not what you think. That is, it isn't if you think what I thought at first: a crude, tactless and brutal cartoon


TV theme songs aren't going to make it after all | 2 May 2010 // 3:30 AM

"Ode to TV Theme Songs" (To the tune of "The Ballad of Gilligan's Island") Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale a tale

//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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