When the invitation went out from the Writers Guild of America, It seemed too good to be true. Norman Lear, Carl Reiner, James L. Books, Steven Bochco, and more, all on the same panel? And yet last night at the WGA Theater in Beverly Hills, to celebrate the organization's 101 Best Written TV Series ... More >>
By Alan Scherstuhl Editor's note: Alan Scherstuhl sometimes writes about country music for our sister blog at the Village Voice. Brad Paisley, "Southern Comfort Zone" Current Billboard Country Singles Chart Position: 10 The Verdict: Holy shit, songs on the radio can still be important! In this ... More >>
You probably don't remember Andy Griffith as Sheriff Andy Taylor from The Andy Griffith Show (1960-1968), but you probably do realize that Griffith made crime-fighting cool for the geriatric set in Matlock (1986-1995). (Grandma loved that show). Griffith's family announced that the actor died today ... More >>
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