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Wednesday, December 18 2013

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013

As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.


Wednesday, February 9 2011

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Nostalgia for the '60s in TV

The early-'60s -- Mad Men time -- has become a source of endless fascination in popular culture. Timothy Ledwith investigates the many uses of nostalgia.


Sunday, October 7 2007

Part 1 - All Time Classics

Where it all began... how TV became the cultural icon it is today, and the seminal shows that offered audiences a glimpse into the medium’s artistic potential.


Reviews

Tuesday, January 15 2013

Ottoman Not Included: ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Complete Series’

It’s only fitting that one of the best television comedies of all time followed the misadventures of a comedy writer. With The Dick Van Dyke Show now on Blu-ray, the adventurous, clever series seems better than ever. And that’s no joke.


Blogs

Friday, October 15 2010

The Mad Man and the Comedy Writer: Two Sides of the American Dream

If The Dick Van Dyke Show's Rob Petrie represents the ideals of American manhood, Mad Men's Don Draper represents a descent into the American nightmare.


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