Posts Tagged ‘chuck’

Best of 2008


One of the great gifts of having a blog is the opportunity to spout off opinions as if they are truth. And the end of the year is the time for bold opinions that quantify the previous year, often in multiples of ten. I thought about offering a TV Top Ten for the year, but […]

I’m squeezing in a bit of blogging bfeore heading down to Austin for the Flow Conference to mingle with fellow TV scholars and participate in a roundtable discussion on The Wire. Have I mentioned that I love my job? But in between teaching, watching the Red Sox mount another charge on the World Series, juggling […]

In my line of work, October can be quite cruel. The semester is chugging along as the grading piles up. The TiVo gets stacked up with new fall shows & returning favorites. And my lifelong Red Sox fandom demands that attention be paid to post-season baseball. So while each of these things are great on […]

I found time to catch two more pilots, both of which were co-created by The O.C.‘s Josh Schwartz: A mixed-bag for Gossip Girl. It has some of the cross-generational vibe of The O.C., which I quite liked for its first couple of seasons, especially among the Humphrey family of washed-up rockstar and kids. And the […]