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Best Golden Globes Guesses

(This is a preview of Sunday’s PopRox column that will appear in the Pocono Record. Yes, it’s a little early right now to talk about Golden Globe nominations, but for Sunday’s column, when I try to look ahead to the most interesting thing of the upcoming week, it won’t be.) Predicting the Oscar nominations isn’t [...]

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Concert Tickets for You. Yes, You.

Haven’t done a concert ticket giveaway in a while, my bad. So let’s change that right now. I’ve got two pair of tickets for the Ziggy Marley concert at The Mount in Bushkill on June 15, so feel free to go ahead and start entering now. A requirement of the contest should be to make you guess at [...]

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Upfront Update and Finale Watch Time

I just can’t get to local links today, we have too much going on in TV. And I’m too invested in it. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from studying my click-throughs, it’s that you guys love yourselves some renew/cancel news. and I am nothing if not an accommodating man. So here’s the latest at each network [...]

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Whitney Houston, One of the Best Ever

I’m pretty sure I’ve never considered myself a Whitney Houston fan. Never hated her either. But growing up in the 80s, she couldn’t be avoided. She was everywhere, and there were completely legitimate arguments over which female singer ruled the decade, her or Madonna (Madonna in a landslide, but that’s just me). What Whitney Houston did, [...]

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Wrong Number on Ringer

A word of pre-warning, there is an additional warning at the bottom. But in my review for Ringer further down the page, I give away the twist ending. And I don’t feel even remotely bad about it. I just want to make sure everyone knows it’s coming. Links: Remaking classic movies is one thing, it tends [...]

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Previewing the Fall TV Season, Sunday-Tuesday

I’ve been doing this little gimmick to preview the Fall TV season for a couple years now. And even though my viewing habits have changed, the premise hasn’t. We have three stages of viewing: Watch it live: The first priority. These are the shows I cannot, will not miss. DVR: I’ll catch up on these shows [...]

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All TV, All the Time

I’ve been making allusions on Facebook and Twitter about how I just got a bunch of summer concert tickets to give away, and yeah, we got ‘em. I’m not saying what or where the shows are for yet — but they’re pretty good shows within a hour’s drive. And they’re not Mountain Laurel tickets. Not [...]

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State of the TV, Part 1

We’re about to get into November Sweeps hardcore in the next couple of days, so you know what that means … Guest stars! Deaths! Births! Hook-ups! Crazy plot twists that seem so unbelievable you’d think Stephen King had been hired as showrunner! That’s what sweeps are all about — doing something so outlandishly loud you can’t [...]

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Thanks! I Needed More Reasons to Hate American Idol!

Mostly TV in the news today: You know, American Idol can suck it. Seriously. How many times is it going to run over and eff up the DVR population of not only its show, but the following show, and the following show? Sooner or later, Fox has to step in and do something about this. [...]

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Playing TV catch-up

Taking stock of some of the March TV that’s premiered the last couple weeks before we head into season finale for about two months: JUSTIFIED (FX, Tuesdays at 10 p.m. and likely rebroadcast about a billion times during the week): What a nice little career Timothy Olyphant has carved out. Sure, he’s never going to be the [...]

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