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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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Barker Chappell Daglas Roundtable: Mad Men, “Commissions and Fees”

Two episodes left in what’s been a hell of a run for Mad Men this season. We’ve seen agency fortunes rise and fall, we’ve seen acid trips and fisticuffs, split narratives and unstuck timelines, guest appearances from Leland Palmer, Alex … Continue reading

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Barker Chappell Daglas Mad Men Roundtable: Dark Shadows

It’s Thanksgiving in May on this week’s Mad Men (one of the show’s startling similarities with Cougar Town, more of which you can see if you look closely) and there’s a toxic smog covering both New York and the attitudes … Continue reading

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Barker Chappell Daglas Mad Men Roundtable: Far Away Places

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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Barker Chappell Daglas Mad Men Roundtable: Tea Leaves

Welcome to the second installment of the Barker Chappell Daglas roundtable discussion. If you happened to miss last week’s installment on “A Little Kiss” (readily available over at TV Surveillance), Cory Barker, Andy Daglas and myself have teamed up for … Continue reading

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Podcast: Television Collision Aftershock #1 (with Phoebe Raven)

Over at CC2K, my friend Phoebe Raven has relaunched the podcast accompanying her regular Television Collision column, now under the heading “Television Collision: Aftershock,” and she asked me to come in as a special guest for the inaugural installment. Given … Continue reading

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Hanging One’s Hat: Haberdashery as TV Criticism

Last Sunday, sandwiched between the juggernaut of the NFC/AFC championships and the surprising resilience of Once Upon A Time, NBC elected to burn off the two remaining episodes of their beleaguered drama Prime Suspect. The decision came as no surprise … Continue reading

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