Talk Show Graveyard: The David Letterman Show

Last night, May 21th, 2015, David Letterman is retired from The Late Show. A 33-year legacy has come to a close. Almost everybody is publishing stories and retrospectives and tributes about what Letterman meant to them and the medium. Of all the ones I’ve read, perhaps the best – and certainly the Read More …

Magic and Backstabbing: An Intro to John Constantine Comics

On Friday, October 24th, John Constantine–part magician, part detective, and total conman–will make his way to television with the premiere of the aptly named NBC show, Constantine. As a longtime fan, I was skeptical about the show when it was first announced. A previous screen Read More …

NBC’s Believe Has Power Potential [Review]

From executive producers Alfonso Cuarón (Academy Award-winning director of Gravity and Children of Men) and J.J. Abrams (Emmy Award-winning producer of two or three new shows a year) comes Believe, a new speculative fiction drama on NBC. Believe centers around a young girl (Johnny Sequoyah) Read More …

“…Just because you can’t hear a carrot screaming doesn’t mean it isn’t!”: An Interview With Hannibal Food Stylist Janice Poon

NBC’s Hannibal is gruesome, savage and eerily beautiful. Executive producer-writer Bryan Fuller and an impressive ensemble cast is responsible for much of this, but less obvious but nevertheless crucial are the immaculate on-screen meals the titular cannibal feeds his guests. The woman behind Hannibal‘s menu Read More …

Community Study-Room-Table Discussion: “Repilot”/”Introduction to Teaching”

NBC’s cult classic sitcom Community returned this past week after a shaky fourth season that failed to live up to fan expectations. Now that the show’s back and flaunting the return of its original producers and writers, we’ve gathered our own team of pop culture Read More …