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Sunday, August 15 2010

Dude Looks Like a Lady: Examining Kurt Hummel’s Gender Construction on 'Glee'

The bottom line, to paraphrase Sue Sylvester, the resident Queen of Mean on Glee, is that Americans want their gays so flaming you can see them from space.


Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best TV of 2009

Aside from one or two new shows, this look at the Best of TV 2009 seems awfully familiar. A look at early '60s admen? A practically incomprehensible drama about an island of airplane crash castaways? The Americanization of a UK workplace comedy? That definitely rings a bell.


Columns

Wednesday, May 25 2011

Share the Stage, 'Glee' -- TV Feels a Song Coming On

The history of TV musicals is richer -- and stranger -- than you think. At least three sitcoms were singing long before Glee came along: That's Life, The Monkees and The Partridge Family. Before them, well, if I could sing it to you...


Monday, May 23 2011

Is 'Glee' the New Elvis, Really?

There's all this buzz that Glee has passed Elvis Presley for the most Hot 100 hits in history. But does this really put that two-year old show on the same level as the King of Rock 'n' Roll? Really?


Tuesday, January 18 2011

'Glee' on the Wii

Video games and cross-promotional marketing yield the inevitable: console karaoke for Gleeks.


Wednesday, January 27 2010

A Little Human Magic in Recent DVDs

Either by coincidence or because I just happened to watch these all on a cold day when I needed a little warmth, the magic of the human condition emerged as a trend in these new DVD releases.


Reviews

Wednesday, September 21 2011

Campy, Preachy, Dancey, Singy: 'Glee: The Complete Second Season'

With characters coming and going faster than a mono outbreak amongst teens, the second season of Glee at its worst is uneven, and at its best finds a voice for gay youth.


Friday, August 12 2011

'Glee the 3D Concert Movie' Shows That Only Gleeks Matter

A brilliant repurposing machine, Glee here appears via swooping 3D cameras, the performers redoing numbers from the TV show, and fans remembering their experiences of watching the TV show.


Tuesday, September 21 2010

'Glee: The Complete First Season': Poignant Camp

Glee’s blend of optimism and cynicism and jubilant performances and histrionics combine with a talented and engaging cast to make one of the most refreshing series to come along in some time.


Monday, May 17 2010

'Glee': Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Glee Club

Joss Whedon's directing stint might have been just another gimmick, like Glee's Madonna episode. Instead, “Dream On” moves the series forward in significant ways.


Tuesday, April 13 2010

Glee: Season One, Part Two

The first three episodes of Glee's return demonstrate that the show maintains its sense of humor and play, while characters grow deeper and more complicated.


Glee [18.May.09]

Blogs

Wednesday, May 29 2013

Exclusive Preview of 'Archie #644'

“Archie Meets Glee Part 4” – The crossover concludes with this epic finale.


Monday, August 8 2011

TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011... Number 4

The 2010-2011 season meant saying farewell to cult favorites Friday Night Lights and Smallville, as well as the ongoing mania surrounding one of TV's most mediocre shows, Glee.


Monday, May 2 2011

Glenn Beck Inexplicably Targets My Chemical Romance

Or, as he says it on air, "Chemical Romance".


Friday, April 29 2011

'Glee' Covers Duck Sauce (and Lykke Li)

In a valiant attempt to stay hip and current (and probably because there were no Katy Perry songs left), this week's Glee featured Duck Sauce's


Tuesday, April 12 2011

Let's Sing About Sex, Baby

Glee's episode "Sexy" demonstrates how far television has come in its attempts to be culturally relevant.


Rocky Horror Glee Show (Mixed Media) [26.Oct.10]
'Glee' Can Also Be Spelled WTF (Mixed Media) [4.Oct.10]
New 'Glee' Promo (video) (Mixed Media) [31.Mar.10]
Is 'Glee' a Little Bit Racist? (Channel Surfing) [9.Dec.09]

News

Wednesday, July 18 2012

Chris Colfer of ‘Glee’ mines childhood fascination to write ‘The Land of Stories&#

When Chris Colfer was just 20, he’d already been named one of GQ magazine’s men of the year, having sung and acted his way


Friday, November 4 2011

Falling (back) in love with ‘Glee,’ and other observations from the new season

I spent an unhealthy portion of last season feeling glum about “Glee.” I wasn’t the only one. Viewership for this season’s premiere was


Friday, August 5 2011

TCA 2011: Could 'The Glee Project' be a farm team for 'Glee'?

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — "The Glee Project" looked like a strange beast when it was first announced: a reality competition show on cable network Oxygen, created


Thursday, February 3 2011

'Glee' hopes to bowl you over after the big game

How do you get many tens of millions of football fans to watch a show about a high school show choir? If you're Fox's "Glee,"


Tuesday, November 16 2010

Behind the scenes at Fox's megahit series 'Glee'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — For the creators of Fox's most famous show, it's not so much "Glee" as it is "Grit." Essentially the cast and crew


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