Category Archives: TV

More Star Wars, USA Cancellations and a New Boy Meets World

Catch-up links: Sorry that I can’t stop writing about Star Wars. I think until 2015 rolls around, I’m just gonna hang out and be ridiculously skeptical about a new Star Wars movie. That’s just how I’m gonna play it, thanks. That gives us 2.5 years to come up with all kinds of different conspiracy theories […]

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The Bright Side of the Lucas-Disney Deal

Let’s try and catch up after a crazy week: Now that I’ve got yesterday’s rant about George Lucas’ sale of Lucasfilm to Disney out of my system, it’s time to start looking at the bright side and future possibilities. I’ve come up with five: 1. The Star Wars movies really don’t hold up well. They’re […]

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Tuesday Nights Aren’t Big Enough for All of Those Sitcoms

Wednesday links, and tomorrow brings us the blockbuster edition of the holiday movie preview, fyi: One of the biggest ratings battles coming in to this year was destined to be Tuesday nights between 9 and 10, when Fox, ABC and NBC were all airing sitcoms that not only were good, but were all pretty much […]

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Ready or Not, Here Comes Iron Man 3

Monday links: This is just about the same time last year that the trailer for The Avengers premiered, so why screw with a good thing? Marvel debuts the Iron Man 3 trailer tomorrow, and don’t be surprised if there is some kind of Avengers reference in there somehow, some way. But this looks like it’s […]

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More of the Most Devoted Pop Culture Fanbases

I loved the idea behind this Vulture ranking of the 25 most devoted pop culture fan bases. It’s a really good read and very informative if you have the time to go through all 25. It’s actually a really good piece of what I define as Internet entertainment journalism these days. It helps that I […]

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We’re Watching You, Romney. And So Is Riggins.

Links, along with some spoiler-ific Walking Dead talk I threw all the way down the bottom: Crowded box office weekend with a crowded outcome, but nothing this week was good enough to take town Taken 2, which repeated as the box office king. That means Argo will have to take its Oscar nomination and be […]

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Where Does Community Go from Here?

Wait! We’ve been through two full weeks of the TV season, Mob Doctor has been on the air three times … and nothing has been canceled yet? This has got to be some kind of record. That doesn’t mean there isn’t TV news to talk about: When you’re a die-hard TV fan over a long […]

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Breaking Down the Seth MacFarlane Choice

(This is an extended preview of the PopRox column that will appear in Sunday’s Pocono Record. It’s already kinda old now, so you can only imagine how old it’s going to seem on Sunday. Better enjoy it now.) Say this for the people who run the Academy Awards, they’re certainly thinking out of the box. […]

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Don’t Call It a Comeback, Because It’s Not

I’m trying to develop a new phrase that means “quick and dirty” because I say it a lot when I do this quick. I’ll take any suggestions down yonder in the comments. Until I get some … it’s quick and dirty today: It’s nowhere near a comeback since NBC is still light years away from […]

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Now Is the Time to Learn Who Seth MacFarlane Is

Let’s clean out my bookmarks: Remember like 10 years ago when Family Guy got canceled — twice — and no one knew the name Seth MacFarlane? Hope you enjoyed those days, because they are soooooo over. MacFarlane not only has the surprise hit of the year in his movie debut with Ted, not only does […]

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