Once Upon a Time

How the Irish Saved Television*

They gave us JACK DONAGHY, whose great-grandfather walked to Boston from Ireland like a water spider. (more…)

You Beautiful Tropical Fish: The Finest Lady Friendships on Television

TV these days! Guy love gets ALL THE LOVE, and then the guys get to come between the ladies and turn them against each other. Not on my watch, dudes. There are still some ladies out there who celebrate each other, don’t take themselves too seriously, and are genuinely happy for their friends’ success. Amy Poehler teaches me that every time she laughs in an award’s face. (more…)

2012: A Year in Favorites

It’s that time of year again: time to rank the things we love and pass judgement on our entertainment in authoritative tones! (more…)