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  • 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 raising a family. When an audience member asked how he managed to find the time for all these things, he said, "Everything I do is in the interests of making time for my true passion: watching TV."
  • 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...

    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,...

    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....

    Romeo Santos says he's not a dancer, Giuliana Rancic's restaurant is hiring, Haley Reinhart shops at Sofia

    Romeo Santos says he's not a dancer, Giuliana Rancic's restaurant is hiring, Haley Reinhart shops at Sofia
    There’s no denying Romeo Santos can sing bachata, but the lead singer of Aventura, the self-proclaimed “Kings of Bachata,” claims dancing it is another story. “I’m not a dancer,” Santos told me at the Park Hyatt...