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  • You're being ad

    Guest poster Owl Meat has come up with one of those topics I wish I had thought of first. I should ask all of you to post every example of a food product placement on a TV show you notice in the next week....
  • True voice brings 'True Detective' to life

    True voice brings 'True Detective' to life
    Among the many things to admire about the new HBO crime series "True Detective" is the title, which is broad, pithy, self-conscious and laced with a stank of menace. Or maybe that's just the smell it gives off when played against the show's apocalyptic...

    REVIEW: 'That Awkward Moment' ★★

    REVIEW: 'That Awkward Moment' ★&#9733
    More grating than peppy, the Manhattan-set romantic comedy "That Awkward Moment" proceeds as a series of awkward moments in search of a premise and a protagonist a little less stupid. Zac Efron bed-hops around as writer-director Tom Gormican's narrator/...

    Sports owns a special slice of pop culture fame

    Here is a summer question for you while waiting for your first mock fantasy football draft: Is sports a significant part of pop culture in the United States? Before you snort and say "Of course it is!" consider that sports barely gets measured when...

    Isn't it time for a TV show about a South Side political dynasty?

     Isn't it time for a TV show about a South Side political dynasty?
    Now that the elections are over, what's good on TV? There are many fine and steamy political dramas set in Chicago. "The Good Wife" and "Boss" are two of my favorites. Yet these shows, like so many others, revolve around white characters. If the...