Category: Television

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Binge and Purge: On Death Row (2012)

Binge and Purge is a monthly column about binge-watching, that curiously American act of sitting down and devouring television shows not episode-by-episode, but season-by-season. Full seasons will be discussed. Spoilers, though generally avoided, may be divulged. On Death Row – Created by Werner Herzog Originally...

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The Problem With the Oscars Is the Oscars

I knew before Seth MacFarlane was announced as the host of this year’s Academy Awards that I would not be watching the ceremony. If Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, two incredibly talented women whose shows 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation rank among my favorite...

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The World Series Is a Terrible Burden

I fell asleep last night at 11:00 p.m., Game 4 of the World Series locked in a 3-3 tie. I love baseball. I love the Detroit Tigers even more. But somethings, believe it or not, are more important than sport, more important than rooting for...