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Beauty and the Bleak
In her life story, Mary-Louise Parker has had her ascent and her crisis. She’s ready for the happy ending.
HBO’s great show about bad sex.
In a Festive Mood on the Undulating Curve of Shifting Expectations!
British sci-fi spinoff or high-quality dinnerware?
Back From the Dead
Peter Krause, the lovable scoundrel from Six Feet Under, is up to his old tricks.
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We’ve Mets the Enemy
The true fan appreciates the choke as much as the big win.
The Embers of Gentrification
For the better part of two decades, the powerful force of affluence has swept across the city like wildfire, transforming neighborhoods in ways that have come to seem inevitable. But what happens when the fire goes out?
When did striking writers become more sympathetic than stagehands?
Having a Laff Yet?
Ricky Gervais’s spoof on celebrity is more serious than you might think.
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One Man Against a Monologue
With the return of Letterman and Leno, the writers' strike hits home.
The Power of Zhlub
Goose Gossage is a regular guy who did one thing well.