It's just been announced that Fox will stop the clock on 24 from ticking any more, and not even Jack Bauer can prevent this tragedy. But something tells me Jack is not the type to retire quietly. He'll be back. That's who he is.
I have been there watching "24" since its first hour, and now, I will be there when Jack Bauer hits the road this year too. In appreciation for all that entertainment/patriotism/torture, here's one fan's loving playlist.
Having watched Lost faithfully throughout its run and marveled at the twists and turns, however odd and fanciful, I couldn't help a sense of revulsion at the easy way out the writers took in the show's finale.
The growing gravitation of authoritarians to the Republican Party over the past generation is an important determinant in understanding the closed feed-back loop of the current right-wing information environment.