Posts Tagged ‘Dan Harmon’

Monday Medley

What we read while Warren Buffett slept soundly…

Monday Medley

What we read while adding “infallibility” to our résumés…

‘Twas 2012: Top Ten Television Episodes of the Year


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Here are the best episodes of 2012. Obviously this contains spoilers:

10) “Argentina” — Dexter

One of the nicest surprises on television this year was Dexter’s renaissance in quality. After some misguided years and a true nadir of a season in 2011, Dexter finally embraced a real progression in the story—having Debra find out about her brother’s “hobby”—and was all the better for it. The tension between Deb and Dexter led to some of the show’s best scenes ever. And since Dexter didn’t spend the entire season chasing his usual Big Bad Guy, Season Seven actually had decent subplots, including great guest performances from Ray Stevenson and Yvonne Strahovski. In “Argentina,” the show was even able to address the weirdest element of last season—Deb’s crush on her brother—in an impressive and compelling way.

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Top Ten Things To Be Excited About For the Fall TV Season

Every year this list gets harder and harder to write. After a spring of Mad Men, Girls, and Veep, followed by asummer of Breaking Bad, Louie, Wilfred, and Pretty Little Liars, fall is starting to look like the worst part of television’s year: another round of network shows destined to be cancelled after a few weeks, or so broad and grating that they’re hard to watch. Nevertheless, there’s usually something to be excited about, even if I have to dig deep to round out the list:

10) Ben & Kate Premieres September 25 on FOX

I’m throwing this on the list because it felt wrong not to include any new comedies, even if this year’s batch seems particularly uninspired. At least this one has Jim Rash’s writing partner, Nat Faxon, in it. Plus a cute kid…

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Monday Medley

What we read while Usain Bolt ran fast…

Monday Medley

What we read while they protested Mark Zuckerberg’s wedding in Chicago…

Monday Medley

What we read while accidentally occupying Main Street…

Monday Medley

What we read while Al Davis told Steve Jobs to “Just win, baby!”…

Monday Medley

What we read while acquiescing and finally going to rehab…

  • An airline that may be able to dodge TSA regulations.

Monday Medley

What we read while Dallas finally made up for killing Kennedy…
  • Why the “College degrees don’t mean much” stories are wrong — and always have been.
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