Television

  • Fantastical Voyage

    In the same whimsical, refreshing style that made Ally McBeal such a treat for millions of viewers, the Fox network has created its spiritual heir,...

  • Unwittingly Hooked

    A former English teacher of mine used to say John Grisham novels were like Doritos. Even though they make you fat and have no nutritional...

  • Swan Dive

    It's a universal truth, widely accepted, that inside every gay man is a blonde, neon-wearing, glitter-adorned, Justin Timberlake-loving teenaged girl. It's why movies like Jawbreaker...

  • Flash in the Plan

    The brilliance of Saturday Night Live sketches is that they're short. The writers conceive of something funny, milk it for all it's worth and wrap...

  • Iron Jawed Angels

    The history geek in me beamed with nerdy delight when I learned HBO was making a movie about Alice Paul, feminist hero and resident bad-ass...

  • Girls on Film

    Despite its rather lame attempts to position itself as the gay and lesbian network of note, Showtime has managed the unexpected. From the network that...

  • Welcome Back

    You've got to give her credit. Ellen DeGeneres just refuses to give up. Misfortune be damned, she's going to have a career in television. And...

  • Soaring Angels

    The sheer scope and monumentality of HBO's Angels in America will surprise few. That the production triumphs and gives new legitimacy to television as a...

  • Skinned Alive

    After just three episodes, Fox cancelled its most promising new show of the fall season. Skin, which made its debut during a very popular World...

  • One Minute Too Much

    As a TV critic, you know you're in trouble when the running joke in a sitcom pilot revolves around cheese. When did cheese become funny?...

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