Best Television GIFS of 2013

Phil: Mad Men  I WON’T BELABOR this, because DearTV covered it at length in the spring, but this was a …

Year-End Free Skate: Best Endings, Worst Ending, Best Episode

PHIL: Best Episode Ending (Also, Best Musical Cue, Best Shocking Violence) Game of Thrones S3.E3 Spoilers, okay? I DON’T KNOW if …

The Year in Television: Favorite Performance

Phil: KRISTEN SCHAAL as LOUISE in BOB’S BURGERS SO, HERE BEGINS our round-robin discussion of the year in television. Today we …

The Christmas Movie: A Hate/Need Relationship

Dear Television, HERE’S THE THING no one wants to admit about televised Christmas movies: they’re all horrible. Don’t get me …

I Don’t Know I’m Beautiful

Dear Television, I FIND MUSIC VIDEOS to be a lot of work. When someone sends me a link to a …

3 Ways of Looking at Arcade Fire

Dear Television, EVERYBODY HATED “Bound 2.” I don’t mean the song. In fact, if you ask Yeezy purists, probably too …

How to Make a Music Video About Nothing: Ke$ha, Pitbull, & “Timber”

Dear Television, WE WATCH MUSIC VIDEOS for three overarching and often related reasons: hotness, dancing, and story. You might not …