Why The Sopranos is Still the Goldenest Show of The Golden Age of T.V.
In the pilot episode of The Sopranos, a family of ducks turns out to be an important key to unlocking anxiety-ridden mobster Tony Soprano’..
TV reboots to follow “Fuller House”
The Cosbyless Show
The Less Fresh Prince
For Whom the Saved Bell Tolls
Murder, She Blo..
How an “Empire” moment almost got me suspended from college in 1995
In our sophomore and junior years at Boston University, my roommate and I lived in Myles Standish Hall. For our junior year we had a magni..
Ten ways to occupy your Monday nights after this season of “The Bachelor” ends
Make a regular Monday night appointment with a therapist, to explore whether, when it comes to your life in general, you’re “here for the ..
False stories told by Allison Williams
That she came under enemy fire over Neverland.
That she was actually wearing a pair of modified Spanx while filming the ass-eating sequ..
The Heather chronicles: Charlie Brown’s underrated Valentine’s Day specials
When you think of Peanuts holiday specials, you probably think of the Holy Trinity: the immortal A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965), the eer..
2014 British Arrows Awards celebrate the Year of the Old Guy
The British Arrows Awards (formerly known by their more explicit, though now slightly less accurate, name: the British Television Advertis..
Charlie Brown’s mom admits: That Thanksgiving, I was strung out on heroin
Every addict has a moment when she truly bottoms out, when she finally reaches the lowest of lows. For me, that was Thanksgiving 1973: the..
“Selfie” Was a Funny Show, It Just Had a Dumb Name
I’m a pretty indiscriminate T.V. show watcher. Sometimes I’ll start hate-watching something and realize I love it. That’s what lead to..
Ten Questions Raised by a Viewing of the First “Transformers” Cartoon Episode
When they were learning to talk on ancient Cybertron, how did the Transformers decide which ones would be black, which ones would be Brook..
The Narration to Every Nature Special Ever
A remote place! Not just a remote place, the most remote of places! Few humans ever dare to venture here, because probably they would die—..
That Time I Didn’t Buy SJPs
I just put a new comic book to bed this month. It’s called Self-Obsessed. It takes all the autobiographical strips I’ve produced here and ..