Category Archives: Updates

Announcement: This Was Television

2012 is turning into a very eventful year for A Helpless Compiler. In my second year we’ve expanded our coverage far past this one site, with a guest column stint on CC2K and a freelance position with The A.V. Club. … Continue reading

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Announcement: Now Compiling for The A.V. Club

To paraphrase what a wise man once said, running a television criticism blog in this overpopulated media landscape is akin to throwing messages in bottles out into a churning sea made up entirely of messages in bottles. The chance of … Continue reading

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Quick Update: Giving Thanks

Happy early Thanksgiving, everyone! Wanted to provide a quick update and let you know what to expect around the holiday – which, I’m sure you can guess, is not much. I’ll be spending the next few days away from the … Continue reading

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State of the Blog: Fall 2011 and Beyond

The start of the fall 2011 television season is now only a few short weeks away, and the wealth of material we’re about to be presented with is nothing short of fantastic. Sons of Anarchy is apparently going to be … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch Update: A Break From Baking

Well, there’s only three episodes to go in season one of Pushing Daisies now. I hope you’ve been enjoying these recaps as much as I’ve enjoyed writing them, as revisiting the show this summer has been an unabashed joy on … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch Update: The Stream is Dried Up

We interrupt our usual broadcast of television content to bring some bad news for those of you who are following along with my Pushing Daisies rewatch – more specifically, those of you following on Netflix instant. As of last Friday, … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch Announcement: 2011

Now that we’ve gotten the broad swath of shows I’ll be catching up on over the summer out of the way, it’s time for something I mentioned in passing to in that last post: selecting the show I’ll be doing … Continue reading

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