Michael Landweber’s short stories have appeared in Gargoyle, Fourteen Hills, Fugue, American Literary Review, among others, and online at Barrelhouse and Pindeldyboz. He is an Associate Editor at the Potomac Review. Landweber has also worked at The Japan Times and the Associated Press. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and two children. He can be contacted through his website at mikelandweber.com.
Thursday, August 18 2011
This year's new shows include fewer straight up procedurals about cops, doctors, and lawyers than usual. And only a few comedies involving young people cohabitating in urban environments. We've got the video previews here along with what to watch and what to miss.
Sunday, May 12 2013
If the plot is thin, the show does offer other pleasures, including the actors’ improv skills, revealed in subtle and hilarious flashes of genius.
Friday, April 12 2013
42, like Lincoln, reminds us that one person, at a pivotal moment, can overcome popular prejudices and help change rules and expectations.
Tuesday, February 5 2013
Smash still can’t figure out what to do with its characters when they’re not singing.
Thursday, January 31 2013
Cole's reckless selfishness is a real problem for Do No Harm. He's a brain surgeon putting his patients in danger every day because he refuses to address his own illness.
Thursday, January 10 2013
1600 Penn’s tone may be apolitical, but it is also very funny.
Friday, October 8 2010
I don’t know what The Event is – and I suspect I never will -- but not for lack of trying.
Tuesday, May 18 2010
What do you do when nobody watches your show? Throw an orgy.
Thursday, April 29 2010
The Gregsons. The Botwins. The Henriksons. Most of my recent favorite TV families live on cable. But do they all have to be so dysfunctional? Blame the Sopranos.
Thursday, April 15 2010
It’s the annual crap shoot known as pilot season in Hollywood again. Here are a few concepts that caught my eye.
Thursday, April 8 2010
All my serialized sci-fi shows seem to have turned into one-hour drama versions of choose-your-own-adventure books. I’m still trying to figure out if this is a cop-out or a stroke of genius. Maybe it’s both.