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
Square: The Mike We Like Remixes

There are many of us who still enjoy listening to Michael Jackson. Unfortunately, this release doesn't accentuate what we like about his music.

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31 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

Diddy: Press Play

It’s definitely an enjoyable listen, although that’s due to hot beats and great collaborators as much (or even more) as it's due to Diddy himself.

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31 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

Mojave 3

You have a Slowdive tattoo? That’s ok, Ride will do.

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The End of Mr. Y by Scarlett Thomas

Where are all the female cult writers?

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Spanky Wilson and the Quantic Soul Orchestra: Im Thankful

By working with a soul singer from the '60s, Will Holland has proved that musicians can be in with the new without being out with the old.

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31 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

Creature Comforts (2006)

Creature Comforts is an odd, fictional series where animated animals are interviewed man-on-the-street style. And sometimes, these animals – much like kids -- say the darndest things.

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Bernard Fanning: Tea & Sympathy

A straightforward set of folky, country-ish acoustic rock with Fanning's signature melodies, the disc baffles if only because you can't work out how it got lodged so firmly in your head.

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31 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

Luomo: Paper Tigers

Vladislav Delay, a.k.a. Luomo, must be coming up on 30, but he continues to appear cutting-edge with his heavy, fractured dub. All the fuss

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31 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

Cosmic Wars #0

No hidden cultural metaphors or implied societal critiques: a comic that is on-face entertaining and fun to read.

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31 Oct 2006 // 8:00 PM

Tate Moore: Punk Poet

Just not hitting the target here.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

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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