The Best TV of 2009 | 7 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

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.


Kings: Series Premiere | 15 Mar 2009 // 12:45 AM

What's most striking about Kings is its ambition -- its wide-ranging creation of a world to surround its class-divided characters.

//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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