Monday, June 27 2011
Twenty-something students opine about their love-hate relationship with GTL, smooshing and the gang that’s always DTF at Jersey Shore.
Wednesday, March 20 2013
Post-Hurricane Sandy, the questions the final season of Jersey Shore raise are disturbing: Can we ever go back to the shore? Can we ever rebuild what was broken?
Sunday, August 1 2010
The youth whom I was concerned for regarding this program are not the network’s audience, as I thought, but its stars. Most seem aware that there is a direct relationship between outrageous behavior and screen time.
Thursday, April 21 2011
Unlike other formats, the sitcom allows us to suspend disbelief because we know this is a set, we know there’s a reason we’ve never actually seen a New York street in Friends, or the fourth wall of an apartment in any show. And we’re okay with that.
Wednesday, January 26 2011
Television executives should resolve to do a few things for me this year.
Tuesday, September 21 2010
The predictability of the cast is their Achilles' heel. Ronnie and Sammi’s weekly dysfunctional hour of make-up/break-up is as expected as Snooki’s alcohol soaked antics and the Situation’s Sunday dinner of sausage and peppers.
Monday, June 21 2010
Both MTV and Bravo have popular reality television shows with New Jersey -- its industrial landscape and its seemingly always volatile people -- at center stage. How long can this euphoria last?
Wednesday, February 3 2010
In the Terminator franchise, the moment in time that the hero seeks to undo is the moment that Skynet becomes "self aware", when technology suddenly
Tuesday, July 27 2010
MIAMI — It's after midnight and the "Jersey Shore" cast has arrived at Tantra, a South Beach nightclub. America's hottest reality TV stars have just feasted
Sunday, July 25 2010
The bad boys and girls of summer are back. MTV's "Jersey Shore" returns Thursday for its second season — based in Miami this time around, not
Monday, March 15 2010
Finally. The Olympic flame has been extinguished, and the last Oscar has been awarded. Can we please get back to normal? Can we please get
Monday, February 15 2010
LOS ANGELES — Twenty-five years ago, MTV was best known for music videos starring Michael Jackson and Madonna. These days, its reigning queen is not a