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Mad Men: Season Five Roundtables (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

Episodes 1-2: “A Little Kiss” Episode 3: “Tea Leaves” Episode 4: “Mystery Date” Episode 5: “Signal 30” Episode 6: “Far Away Places” Episode 7: “At the Codfish Ball” Episode 8: “Lady Lazarus” Episode 9: “Dark Shadows” Episode 10: “Christmas Waltz” … Continue reading

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A.V. Club Review: The Borgias, “Paolo”

Well, my first review of The Borgias went up last week on The A.V. Club, and was well-received enough and inspired enough discussion that the powers that be decided I could keep going. My review of the second episode “Paolo” … Continue reading

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A.V. Club Review: The Borgias, “The Borgia Bull”

As I mentioned in my earlier news post, starting today I’ll be writing regular reviews of this second season of The Borgias for The A.V. Club‘s TV section. Each review will be going up on Sunday night, shortly after the … Continue reading

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Justifying: Season 3, Part 1

One of the interesting things about watching a television show is the fact that, by virtue of it being an ongoing story with multiple installments, there’s rarely one moment that you can point to where it crosses the threshold from … Continue reading

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Test Pilot: Lucky Louie (with Cory Barker)

Long-time readers of the blog might remember that a few months back, I teamed up with friend of the blog and frequent podcasting partner Cory Barker to join his ongoing Test Pilot series, with a discussion of the pilot episode … Continue reading

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Televitmus Test: Once Upon A Time

(Editor’s note: Now that we’re a few episodes into the fall season, it’s time for me to apply my test of four episodes – previously described as my “televitmus test” to some of the new shows I’ve taken the time … Continue reading

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Column: All Shows Should Be Breaking Bad, Fall 2011 Edition

The fall 2011 season premieres have almost drawn to a close, and in this flood of new shows we’ve learned two things. One, despite a couple bright spots here and there, this is not a strong season for new television … Continue reading

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