Fri 23 Mar
As it begins its fifth season, some quick thoughts about what makes “Mad Men” so resonant.
Wed 14 Mar
The way hotels treat flat-screen televisions suggests that people often understand technology better than companies.
Fri 04 Mar
The power of self-delusion can be hard to deny.
Fri 18 Feb
Why apps don’t work on televisions, and what designers can learn from the reason.
Wed 19 Jan
I’m not too proud to admit when I’m wrong: this is a very, very good television show.
Mon 10 Jan
There’s little improvement to be found in the improvements that Blu-Ray offers.
Wed 01 Sep
The new Apple TV is sleeker, more capable, savvier and more affordable — but it also demonstrates a lack of will.
Thu 04 Feb
Random thoughts in appraisal of the television show “Lost.”
Mon 06 Jul
In which I rant in as directionless and messy a fashion as befits the directionless and messy quality of home theater setups.
Mon 20 Oct
Apple has some explaining to do when it comes to the Apple TV. Plus: take my ex-girlfriend. Please!
Wed 30 Jul
The underrated power of a hidden-in-the-open interface.
Wed 07 May
Watching “Battlestar Galactica” is like watching a car you know is going to crash.
Tue 22 Jan
I’ll never be an Apple TV customer. For now.
Mon 07 Jan
“The Wire” versus “The Sopranos” for best show ever.
Fri 20 Jul
Respect for HBO’s “The Wire.”
Tue 12 Jun
How to bring diversity to sportscasting.
Mon 11 Jun
Who had fun watching tonight’s final episode of “The Sopranos.”
Mon 04 Jun
The sometimes digressive road to the series finale of “The Sopranos.”
Wed 11 Apr
Catching up with a few things I should have written about earlier.
Sun 04 Feb
What to watch when you’re not into the Super Bowl.
Wed 16 Aug
Watching Aaron Sorkin᾿s new show by mail order.
Wed 12 Apr
TV is so good, I have to stop watching it.
Mon 08 Aug
Goodbye to the anchor of “World News Tonight.”
Mon 21 Feb
What the creator of “Deadwood” has to say about writing, and how it matters to design.
Sat 19 Feb
To my surprise, the past month of my favorite television show have actually been good.
Thu 14 Oct
It’s hard to watch television tonight, but I can’t look away.
Fri 10 Sep
On my out of the city and hopefully to stop thinking about this election for a bit.
Wed 18 Aug
After a week with the finalized OmniWeb 5, its very impressive feature set is still imperfect.
Tue 22 Jun
The profane historical drama that is HBO’s “Deadwood.”
Tue 18 May
What will it take to put an end to the most enduring franchise on television?
Fri 12 Mar
Films from the writing staff of television’s funniest half hour.
Mon 22 Dec
SuperDrive in hand, Mr. Subtraction teaches you how to make legal back-ups of your DVDs.
Fri 19 Dec
Instant Messenger spamming’s got me down.
Fri 26 Sep
Even more thoughts on yesterday’s debate. You know you want it.
Wed 24 Sep
What’s it mean when there’s a Republican in the Sorkin White House?
Thu 18 Sep
HBO’s “K Street” doesn’t mess with reality enough.
Wed 10 Sep
Strange circumstances at the second Democratic Presidential Debate.
Mon 08 Sep
Showtime’s dramatization of the Bush White House during the days after 9/11 is awful and awfully hilarious.
Sat 30 Aug
The future of television came to my house today.
Fri 18 Jul
An old friend got nominated for an Emmy yesterday.
Sun 01 Jun
Two questions: should I buy a TiVo and should I subscribe to digital cable?
Thu 01 May
The iTunes Music Store is dangerously easy to use, though it could do with some polishing.
It’s like “Friends” meets “The West Wing.”
Mon 10 Mar
In his new TV gig with Bob Dole, Bill Clinton evidences a complete lack of ambition.
Sat 01 Mar
To celebrate its 20th season, PBSs Frontline has posted over a dozen full-length episodes online.
Fri 28 Feb
Fred Rogers passed away yesterday from stomach cancer.
Mon 16 Sep
For once, everything good youve heard about a TV phenomenon is true.
Wed 17 Jul
Sesame Street intends to add an HIV-positive character to its cast of puppets.
Fri 14 Jun
Scooby-Doo just doesnt look like Scooby-Doo.
Sat 08 Jun
Replay TV goes on the offensive.
Tue 14 May
The Real Reality Show is a great idea.
Mon 15 Apr
My local PBS station is showing old episodes of The Prisoner.
Wed 10 Apr
John Ashcroft on Letterman. Ugh.
Fri 05 Apr
Last nights episode of Frontline went behind the scenes with both Palestinian freedom fighters and Israeli security forces.
Tue 19 Mar
Andy Richter has a new show.
Fri 08 Feb
Frontline on the adult entertainment industry.
Fri 23 Nov
Talking up PBSs Frontline.
Fri 09 Nov
Television is a heck of a lot better today than it has been at just about any time I can remember.
Sat 03 Nov
I’;s excited for “Justice League.”
Mon 13 Aug
The Superman mythose gets the Buffy treatment.