The Good Old Days of TV Are Happening Right Now

The "Good Old Days" of TV Are Happening Right Now

By A. Bowdoin Van Riper

Why American television is better now than it's ever been -- and the unexpected paths by which it got there. 22 Feb 2017 // 7:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

8 Nov 2006 // 5:00 PM

Flushed Away (2006)

Droll and unfortunately titled, Flushed Away marks a point of no return for British animated films.

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Popup: Lucy, What You Trying To Say?

The Glasgow pop/art/rock band offers a two-track teaser.

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George Harrison: Living in the Material World

Reissue of the Quiet Beatle's fourth solo album from 1973 includes a few extra b-sides and a bonus DVD.

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The Free Spirits: Out of Sight and Sound

Blow your mind with a blast of mid-'60s psychedelic, jazz-rock perfection.

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8 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

Nightwood by Djuna Barnes

'Have you ever loved someone and it became yourself?' It is a question that nearly all the characters of Nightwood can answer in the affirmative.

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8 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

Sol’Jibe: Marinero

Do not write these guys off just because they are a world music jam-band from Las Vegas; they are actually really good, quite ambitious, and

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Paul McCartney: Ecce Cor Meum

Unfortunately, there are multiple moments where McCartney sounds less like he's composing a classical work as he is a film score (and one to some lightweight romantic-drama, at that).

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My Chemical Romance: The Black Parade

Practically guaranteed (along with the shocking blond hair and gothic state of mind) to aggravate longtime fans, The Black Parade is, at best, an immersing concept album -- and at worst an uneven misfire.

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8 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

Joyeux Noël (2005)

"Strange-But-True: Stray Cat Executed for Espionage" and other hard to believe events in the trenches of World War I.

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8 Nov 2006 // 3:00 PM

Beeda Weeda: Turfology 101

Beeda Weeda assumes the role of teacher on his latest album, but his rapping skills can't compensate for his clichéd lessons.

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Learning the Barbarian in 'Conan Exiles'

// Moving Pixels

"There's no one better than a barbarian to teach you how to become civilized.

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