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Sunday, January 1 1995

Battlebots

Let's face it, this is one professional sport where the heroes, like Biohazard and War Machine, won't be caught in a room full of cocaine and hookers.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Boys and Girls and Buffy

We've all learned a lot about the politics of being young and being adult, about sexuality and gender roles, as well as about the difficulties of daily life from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but perhaps we've learned the most about all of this from Xander.


Battlebots

Let's face it, this is one professional sport where the heroes, like Biohazard and War Machine, won't be caught in a room full of cocaine and hookers.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Surprises

Many non-initiates of Buffy the Vampire Slayer dismiss it as a show about teen angst or girl action. But Buffy's diverse fan base understands that these things are worthy of our attention, and know Buffy as a series with a little something for everyone.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer - We Could Be Heroes

The finale of Buffy the Vampire Slayer marks not only the end of a great series, but also the end of one of the most popular myths of our postmodern times.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer

With so much going for it, why isn't 'Buffy' the hottest show on television?


Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Family Relations

Combining the family conflicts characteristic of the horror genre with those typical of melodrama, Buffy the Vampire Slayer has consistently challenged popular notions of feminism and monstrosity.


Becoming

In some states, the extreme kind of fandom [you see in 'Becoming'] would get you five years for stalking.


Big Brother 2

I was first drawn to 'Big Brother' by the fact that it was such a bad show. I couldn't believe that, after more than half a century of television, the makers of this series could come up something so obviously doomed to fail.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Death Is What a Slayer Lives

However you read the twisty evolution of Buffy, it's worth remembering, amid the current reevaluating and memorializing, that it has always been about ends, specifically, the ways that young people deal with loss.


Bette

As anyone who has seen one of Midler's concerts knows, excessive behavior is her forte.


Bojangles

So now you know -- this is the couple that will be carrying the bulk of the movie's drama and tension, and you can anticipate what these will entail -- struggles to be recognized, abuses by management, financial difficulties, and on-the-road infidelities.


Black and White in Colour

As anyone who has seen one of Midler's concerts knows, excessive behavior is her forte.


America’s Next Top Model: Cycle 6

To anyone even remotely web savvy, it was obvious who was going to win this cycle of America's Next Top Model long before New Oprah's forehead hove into view for the finale.


Alias

When Syd learns, in the first episode of 'Alias', that she's been working for the bad guys all along, she wants out. But of course, they won't let her out. Tres 'La Femme Nikita'.


American Dad!

American Dad! skewers its all-American dad Stan to impel its critique of Bush America.


The Amazing Race - Season Nine

It wasn't just that most players in TAR-9 failed to click with viewers, they also didn't provide enough real competition.


The American Embassy

'The American Embassy', no matter the PR concerning its political environment or interests, is essentially about relationships.


The Agency

PULL.


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