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In Defense of a Second Season for 'Halt and Catch Fire'

Women are the alpha-characters in Halt and Catch Fire. There may be no better dynamic duo of smart leading females on TV today than Donna and Cameron.

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Life, Murder and Companionship: Dexter's Quest for Friendship

Looking back over Dexter’s journey, the need for a trustworthy companion has never been greater. As the character has become more human, the desire for companionship and a normal life has overtaken the necessitation to kill. It has become—in fact always was—the driving force in his life.

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The 'Dark Passenger' Attends Philosophy 101: 'Dexter and Philosophy: Mind Over Spatter'

A fantastically simple hook creates a baffling philosophical paradox in Dexter.

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Dexter Fans Will Discover New Elements to Their Beloved Psychopath, Here

Dexter represents the serial killer as post-modern celebrity. This new essay collection explores this murderous character and why we love him so.

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United States of Tara and Its Equally Dysfunctional Cable Neighbors

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.

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My 2010 TV Wishlist

Today I am going to look ahead, and make my wish list for what I am hoping to see on television in 2010.

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Dexter: Season Three Premiere

The moral muddling is never resolved in Dexter. The more Dexter (Michael C. Hall) insists on his rightness, the more limited his vision appears.

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Dexter

Predictably, the network cut is much more concerned with removing all premium cable language than with obfuscating the utter corruption Dexter embodies and acts out each episode.

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Dexter

With Dexter worrying and fumbling, the second season has opened with questions.

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Dexter

While Dexter provides a seductive enough surface, it doesn't lose sight of the ugliness "deep inside."


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