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The Sick and the Tired

The Sick and the Tired

This Week on Dear Television: 1) "The Sick and the Tired," from Evan Kindley 2) "Giving a Shit," from Lili Loofbourow  ¤ The Sick and the TiredBy Evan KindleyNovember 14, 201...

Necro-streaming

Necro-streaming

Dear television,  1. The Death of the Self(ie) WHEN JANE AND I wrote about the spate of new network sitcoms a couple weeks ago, I wouldn't have guessed that I’d be returning this soon to ABC’...

Blood Soup: The End of "True Blood"

Blood Soup: The End of "True Blood"

I’M STILL NOT sure how I was convinced to start watching True Blood. I hate blood. As I type this — at this very mention of the liquid that I am admittedly full of — my hands have shrunk back in...

Game of Thrones, Season 4: Finale

Game of Thrones, Season 4: Finale

This Week on Dear Television: "Arya's American Fantasy," Sarah Mesle  ¤ Arya's American FantasyBy Sarah MesleJune 20, 2014 NEARLY A WEEK has passed since the Game of Thrones fi...

Mad Men, Season 7: "Waterloo"

Mad Men, Season 7: "Waterloo"

This Week on Dear Television: "She's an Astronaut," from Phillip Maciak  ¤ She's an AstronautBy Phillip MaciakMay 26, 2014 IDA BLANKENSHIP was not actually an astronaut. In season ...

The Maya Rudolph Show

The Maya Rudolph Show

This Week on Dear Television: "Saturday Night Lost: Maya Rudolph and SNL Nostalgia," Phil Maciak   ¤  Saturday Night Lost: Maya Rudolph and SNL NostalgiaBy Phil MaciakMay 20, 2014...

Game of Thrones, Season 4: "Mockingbird"

Game of Thrones, Season 4: "Mockingbird"

This Week on Dear Television: "Westeros Self-fashioning," from Sarah Mesle  ¤ Westeros Self-fashioningBy Sarah MesleMay 20, 2014 Dear Television,  I’VE BEEN SOMEWHAT frustrat...

Mad Men, Season 7: "The Runaways"

Mad Men, Season 7: "The Runaways"

This Week on Dear Television: "Only Mothers Left Alive," from Phil Maciak   ¤ Only Mothers Left Alive By Phil Maciak May 14, 2014 Dear television, THIS WEEK, Jezebe...

Louie, Season 4: "Back" and "Model"

Louie, Season 4: "Back" and "Model"

This Week on Dear Television: "Clotheslined," from Lili Loofbourow  ¤ ClotheslinedBy Lili LoofbourowMay 6, 2014 LOUIE ended Season 3 with a rare five-episode streak of excellence:...

Mad Men, Season 7: "Field Trip"

Mad Men, Season 7: "Field Trip"

This Week on Dear Television: "In Defense of Betty Draper," from Anne Helen Petersen  ¤ In Defense of Betty DraperBy Anne Helen PetersenApril 19, 2014Dear Television, EVERYONE KNOW...