They sit in judgment. Well, actually, they sprawl in judgment, their sneers at the ready. Beavis and Butt-Head may be the best TV critics ever, at least for a certain kind of TV. In the ’90s, they dissected the visual signs and verbal disconnects of music videos with the rigor of semioticians (Beavis and Butt-Head and Barthes). READ FULL STORY »
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The most telling line in the debut of Teen Wolf, which aired after the MTV Movie Awards, was a throwaway joke. The mother of Tyler Posey’s teen wolf warned her son that she doesn’t want to “end up on some reality show with a pregnant 16 year-old.” While 16 and Pregnant and Jersey Shore still do phenomenally well for what are essentially the same train wrecks every week, even TV networks have occasional twinges of pride, shows they want to point to as being quality stuff, or at least minimally classy. In this sense, Teen Wolf is the anti-Snooki, and would be welcome for that alone. READ FULL STORY »
The new, third season of Parks and Recreation starts Jan. 20. I’ve watched the first few episodes, and am here to tell you it’s going to be a terrific one. Get ready for Amy Poehler’s Leslie Knope to take on Rob Lowe, the Twilight books, and the flu, as well as making a great Scott Bakula/Quantum Leap joke.
Clearly, the new season has accepted the challenge of making READ FULL STORY »
Craig Ferguson and his gang of questionable friends dress up in appropriately scary-scandalous garb tonight to lip synch to Bobby “Boris” Pickett’s immortal 1962 hit “The Monster Mash.” Make sure you catch the cameo by READ FULL STORY »
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