Monday, January 5 2015
In 2014, we let Russian spies, biker gangs, Silicon Valley techies, and existentially frustrated detectives into our living rooms. As these 25 picks reveal, we had good reasons for doing so.
Wednesday, January 16 2013
Thanks to imports and cable channel choices, the year in TV was very interesting indeed. Where else can classical detectives meet with their updated complements, or sullen 20-somethings smirk at their ancient societal/criminal betters? Oh, and don't forget squid.
Tuesday, January 10 2012
The small screen offers up the usual suspects, proving once again that, with a few exceptions, what's good on today's prime time schedule will stay that way until the next best-of list.
Tuesday, January 11 2011
Running the gamut from the ever-present to the new and novel, PopMatters' TV picks prove that, as a medium, the small screen challenges the big at every entertainment (and aesthetic) level.
Thursday, June 28 2012
Louie knows it's wrong, but again and again, he finds himself attracted to dynamic women who say they desire honesty but who can't be truthful with him.
Wednesday, July 20 2011
Louie's oddball flow and almost nonexistent narrative makes it ill-fated to survive network TV, but it also makes for excellent experimental programming.
Monday, July 5 2010
As in Louis C.K.'s own stand-up, the comedy here often turns blue, but in place of his signature rage-filled rants, the fictional Louie performs a resigned sweetness.
Tuesday, August 31 2010
FX's Louie finds comedy in the absurdity of sadness and invites viewers to laugh along with the struggle to find balance between happiness and defeat.
Thursday, July 14 2011
LOS ANGELES — The most interesting and beautiful comedy on television right now, to my mind, is "Louie," from the comedian Louis C.K., who not