Category Archives: Back and Forth

Barker Chappell Daglas Roundtable: Breaking Bad, “Madrigal,” “Hazard Pay,” “Fifty-One”

It’s been a few weeks since the Barker Chappell Daglas reviewing agency has had a chance to catch up on the activities of the Heisenberg drug empire, but we’ve finally found a place to work and the house has been … Continue reading

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Back and Forth: Mad Men Roundtable, “Lady Lazarus” (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

As if Leland Palmer last week wasn’t enough, there’s even more ghosts of television past on this week’s episode of Mad Men. Cory Barker samples Cool Whip in the presence of head of desserts Mr. Belding, as Andy Daglas finds … Continue reading

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Back and Forth: Mad Men Roundtable, “At the Codfish Ball” (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

The city is dirty, but here at the Barker Chappell Daglas reviewing agency it’s a clean, well-lighted place. Yes, it’s time for another roundtable with myself, Cory Barker of TV Surveillance and Andy Daglas of The Vast Wasteland, breaking down … Continue reading

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Back and Forth: Mad Men Roundtable, “Far Away Places” (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

Every so often Mad Men likes to throw out convention and see just what it can do in the hour-long drama format, and last Sunday’s episode “Far Away Places ” was this season’s first full-bore experimental episode – in addition … Continue reading

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Back and Forth: Mad Men Roundtable, “Signal 30” (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

In this corner, Les Chappell of A Helpless Compiler! In this corner, Cory Barker of TV Surveillance! In this corner, Andy Daglas of The Vast Wasteland! And in this corner, the fifth episode of Mad Men‘s fifth season! Queensberry rules apply … Continue reading

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Justifying: Season 3, Part 2 (with Greg Boyd)

Due to a mix of obligations personal and professional, I didn’t have a chance to write about FX’s Justified as much as I wanted to this season. I checked in after a few episodes to note approvingly that the characters … Continue reading

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Back and Forth: Mad Men Roundtable, “Mystery Date” (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

The long dark night of the soul is over, and after some disturbing Lynchian nightmares we’ve awoken to another installment of the Barker Chappell Daglas roundtable discussion. Again, if you’re new to the discussion I’ve partnered with Cory Barker of … Continue reading

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