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  • 'The Comedians' works as star vehicle, 'Louie' as thought play

    'The Comedians' works as star vehicle, 'Louie' as thought play
    In a stroke of conceptual programming fit for the lead paragraph of a review like this, FX has scheduled two series in which comedians play versions of themselves one after the other on Thursday nights.
  • Daum: Confessions of a TV couch potato

    Daum: Confessions of a TV couch potato
    I recently attended a lecture by a distinguished man of letters. A poet, novelist, playwright and literary critic, this man also edits journals, directs literary festivals, collaborates on documentary projects, teaches full time at a university and is...

    Thanksgiving Day TV marathons schedule something for every taste

    No other holiday says television like Thanksgiving, which is already three-quarters devoted to sitting on a couch in an insurmountable stupor. Whether it's from the tryptophan, the pie or the beer, from unquestioned custom or, indeed, the psychosomatic...

    The return of edgy, pioneering band Sleater-Kinney

    The return of edgy, pioneering band Sleater-Kinney
    Sleater-Kinney, the Portland, Ore., guitar band that last week announced its return after an eight-year hiatus, has seldom parsed words. The name of its mid-'90s record label, Kill Rock Stars, served to define the three-piece group's musical philosophy....

    A talk with Benjamin Apple, 'Cubed' star, 'comedy person'

    A talk with Benjamin Apple, 'Cubed' star, 'comedy person'
    A few weeks ago I devoted my entire weekly Critic's Pick to self-described "comedy person" and video maker Benjamin Apple, whose dry, deadpan sketch series "Cubed" (brief encounters in a faceless workplace) I had seen on the YouTube channel Above Average,...