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What Can We Learn From the 9/11 Anniversary?new

Ten years later, a TV terrorpalooza rings hollow.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  09-07-2011  |  Commentary

'Conspiracy Theory' Host Jesse Ventura Talks 9/11, JFK, and Vietnamnew

Jesse Ventura wants to talk. He's growling. "You want an exclusive?" The guy hates the press. During his governorship, he famously printed press passes that read "Media Jackal." Why's he calling? "My new show on TV," he says.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Hart Van Denburg  |  12-08-2009  |  Politics

Can Chris Kattan be a Bollywood Hero?new

Here's something Chris Kattan probably rarely hears in real life: "In Night at the Roxbury, you were awesome!" Such, however, is the encomium proffered by two young Indian fans in IFC's new mini-series Bollywood Hero, which finds the former SNL cast member traveling to the subcontinent to star in a saffron-colored, jasmine-scented music-and-dance extravaganza.
Boston Phoenix  |  Mike Miliard  |  08-07-2009  |  TV

'Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles'new

The comedic, nonviolent machine/human interactions are the real value of the Terminator series because, unfortunately, the action sequences are terrible.
The Inlander  |  Ben Kromer  |  03-12-2009  |  TV

Digital TV Conversion Will Leave Some Coloradans in the Darknew

Because of the impending transition from analog to digital broadcasting, some television sets will go dark on February 17, and unless they pay a satellite provider, they'll stay that way.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  01-26-2009  |  TV

Richard Lloyd Turns Off the Televisionnew

But Lloyd does still have plenty to say about the band and its other guitarist (and primary songwriter), Tom Verlaine.
New Haven Advocate  |  Peter Gerstenzang  |  11-11-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

400 Channels and Nothing For Us?

Public access TV and a lot more is at stake if big telcos have their way with local cable laws.
INDY Week  |  Fiona Morgan  |  03-09-2006  |  Media

Staying Tunednew

Where can you hear your favorite Who, Jefferson Airplane and David Bowie tunes? In television ads for Nissan, Tommy Hilfiger and FTD.
Seven Days  |  Rick Kisonak  |  10-25-2005  |  TV

Jerry's Kidsnew

Would network TV survive without Bruckheimer?
Boston Phoenix  |  Joyce Millman  |  09-23-2005  |  TV

Lived to Tellnew

Bob Dylan looks back in Scorsese’s No Direction Home.
Boston Phoenix  |  Jon Garelick  |  09-22-2005  |  Reviews

Celluloid Superheroesnew

As the borders between comic-book panels and flat-panel screens disintegrate, writers are joining their fictional stars in making a successful crossover.
Metroland  |  Rick Marshall  |  03-17-2005  |  Art

Michael Powell: Unlikely Crusadernew

A notorious moment on television allowed libertarian technocrat and FCC chair Michael Powell to save his career. The Great Deregulator morphed into the Moral Crusader.
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  12-23-2004  |  Media

He Writes the Signs in the Ballparknew

Marty Prather's obsession with holding up handpainted signs began during the 1985 World Series, when he flashed a sign that read: "The Fat Lady Is Singing."
Riverfront Times  |  Chad Garrison  |  10-19-2004  |  Sports

Spin Cyclenew

Jehane Noujaim goes behind the scenes at Al Jazeera and exposes the mirage of objective journalism.
Columbus Alive  |  Melissa Starker  |  07-01-2004  |  Profiles & Interviews

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