The strange case of the carnivalesque and commercial nature of the modern amusement park.
The documentary reality TV series American Pickers and Pawn Stars are two of this summer’s hottest original shows on cable. And yet, how is that shows about collecting really expensive stuff are so popular amidst an economic recession?
Bryan Lee O’Malley’s indie comedy/action/romance series Scott Pilgrim has cultivated a rabid fanbase quick to shove the first book into the hands of any non-comics reader expressing even the vaguest interest in the medium. As they should. Because it’s glorious.
Evan Davis reports from New York City on recent developments in French Cinema.
True Blood begins its third season on HBO this summer, but perhaps more fun than catching up on the show’s previous seasons is reading the series of novels and short stories on which the show is based.
July brings with it one of my most cherished media rituals in the form of the exhilarating spectacle of suffering that is the Tour de France.
One of them belches like Jabba the Hutt when pulled out of water. And yet I find myself wondering why animals and American television haven’t been even better friends.
The second post in our ongoing Summer Media column reflects on how there’s something unique about going to the drive-in, even on bikes. And it’s not just about the blockbuster doubleheader.
Kicking off our new Summer Media series with ABC’s charming Castle.