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Jake Arky

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Boob-Tube: Best Television Of 2010

(4) Comments | Posted January 1, 2011 | 11:59 PM

Now that Snooki's ball has dropped and The Twilight Zone marathon on SyFy is coming to a close, let's look back on the year in television that was 2010. This will not be your run of the mill top ten list that usually comes out, but instead a recapping for...

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School'ed: The 2010 Fall TV Line-Up

(14) Comments | Posted October 12, 2010 | 4:21 PM

By now, you've gotten into the fall swing of things with your new television shows lined up, and your DVR's programmed to bring in the best of the tube. And even after all the preparation you did and all the hype you endured this summer, The Event just isn't satisfying...

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Boob-Tube: Best Television Of 2009 (and the decade)

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2009 | 7:06 PM

It is the end of the year and the end of the decade. For some of you, it will be a time of sitting down to family dinners, exchanging gifts, and creating memories for the photo album. For the rest of us -- you know who you are -- it...

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Fall TV Menu

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2009 | 1:44 PM

With the 2009 Emmy's ending on a very predictable note, it is time to officially welcome back prime time television into our homes, on our boob-tubes or through our Hulu accounts. Everyone likes to be entertained and hopefully even the most upper-crust snobs have at least one TV program that...

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Of Medical And Marijuana

(0) Comments | Posted June 23, 2009 | 5:28 PM

Summer television is in full swing and thank the boob-tube gods up above that we have something interesting to watch other than the meltdown of the Gosselin family and people who do not matter putting their two cents on the issue.

No, I'm talking about summer television that is...

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Journey Of A Marshall Mathers Fan

(0) Comments | Posted May 30, 2009 | 8:02 AM

I'm not an Eminem fan--really, I'm not. I just own all of his albums, have tracked his career from the beginning, and have been anxiously waiting his return to making original music after five years from keeping out the public spotlight.

But still, I do not consider myself an Eminem...

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How To Save A Television King

(2) Comments | Posted May 3, 2009 | 8:37 PM

Watching NBC these days feels like betting on horse racing. At times it is very exciting, at other times a little confusing, and by the end you are not sure who to put your money on.

In case of new dramas, those who bet on Southland will be happy to...

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Death of Comedy -- A Tragedy?

(2) Comments | Posted April 6, 2009 | 10:05 PM

Cheap shots. Crass humor. And Charlie Sheen.

Two and a Half Men can be boiled down to the basic ingredients that make any seventh-grader with a vague understanding of Charlie Sheen's history laugh out loud until they cry. And if you've had the pleasure to see a promo for Two...

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So We All Say Good-Bye

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2009 | 12:24 AM

All of this has happened before, but it is unlikely that it will ever happen again. Or at least, it won't happen for a very long time.

Nerds of the universe and the legions of faithful television watchers gave their last salutes to one of the finest shows produced for...

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Flee To Canadian TV

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2009 | 4:19 PM

Our country has endured a lot of scrapes and scratches over the past few years, from the unsteady election of now former President Bush to the terrorist attacks in the fall of 2001 and the tragic sinking of an American city. Yet through it all the arts seemed to shine...

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