Category Archives: TV

The Boob Tube Dude At The Austin Television Festival

The wife and I rarely travel, but when we do, she usually makes sure that we watch as little TV as possible. After all, that’s what I do every other week of the year, and she has this whole thing about “pay attention to me” when we go out. It’s pretty nutty, I know.

The Boob Tube Dude Birthday Bash Contest

So it’s my birthday on November 15th. Rather than ask for gifts, I want to give you one.
So here’s a little contest, which I hope is “fun” for you and not “clinically narcissistic” for me. You have a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card throughout by birthday by doing the following:

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Boob Tube Dude on The Radio

Tomorrow, September 10th, I’ll be making my first appearance on WGBH, Boston’s Public Radio. I’ll be chatting about Fall TV with The Boston Globe’s TV critic Matthew Gilbert.
If you live in New England, you’ll be able to listen to the show from 1:40 pm - 2:00 pm EST. (In the Boston area, WGBH is 89.7 […]

The Top 10 Shows of 2011

I have a love/hate relationship with Top 10 lists, as I’m sure many of you do as well. But until we all collectively decide to stop writing/reading them, I suppose I can throw in my own list to the massive mix already in place.  Last year, I did a massive three-part series for my Top […]


Testing out podcast links, as there’s a chance Mo and I may have to move our feed and so I’m using the bottom as a test. Nothing to see here, really.
Podcast - Testing

The Week That Was

Since I wrote more than usual this week, here’s a quick hit list of everything I did since Monday. Strap in…
On other sites:
Terra Nova: “Proof”
AFI Master Class: “The Art of Collaboration”
Glee: “Mash Off”
Suburgatory: “Sweet 16″
South Park: “The Poor Kid”
Cheers: “The Tortelli Tort”/ “Sam at Eleven”
Chuck: “Chuck Versus the Business Trip”
Fringe: “Wallflower”
On […]

Damon Lindelof, “Harry Potter,” “Lost,” and fandom

A few weeks ago on “Talking TV with Ryan and Ryan,” Mo Ryan and I both answered a listener question about “Lost.” The listener wanted to know if we’d revisited the show since it ended, or when (if ever) we might ever return to it again. I declared that I needed about a year or […]