The Best TV Shows of 2012 | 16 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

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.


'Nashville' Is No Conventional Melodrama | 4 Feb 2015 // 4:00 AM

Forget the chit-chat about Nashville being a "sudsy" soap; as season three continues to show, this is a complex, feminist show that forges a new sort of sincerity.

If the Music in 'Nashville' Takes You, Go With It | 30 Sep 2013 // 2:10 AM

From Rayna’s classic hits and her new country-rock hybrid sound to Deacon’s crooning love songs and Juliette’s addictive pop crowd-pleasers, there’s something for everyone in Nashville.


On Screen and Off, Female Power Drives the ABC Series ‘Nashville’ | 16 May 2013 // 4:35 AM

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Callie Khouri’s office is laden with secrets. An emerald-green silk chaise, a Craftsman-style lamp and scattered family heirlooms lend Southern-belle intrigue

‘Nashville’ rises above country soap opera to be must-watch drama | 9 Oct 2012 // 10:55 PM

You don’t have to be a fan of country music to like “Nashville.” Then again, you don’t have to be a fan of

//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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