Dear Television Weekly Roundup: June 8–14

By Jacob Surpin It’s been an unusually quiet week for Dear Television. Mad Men is currently on a mid-season hiatus, and …

Dear Television Weekly Roundup: May 31 – June 7

By Jacob Surpin It’s summer, and times are changing here at the LARB Blog. In addition to the LARB Channels …

There Will Be Peplum: On the Television Uniform

Dear Television, WHEN I WAS YOUNG, my favorite show was Star Trek: The Next Generation. There are many reasons for this …

The Good Bros of Fox

Dear Television, HEY, REMEMBER WHEN Fox Tuesdays were the next best hope for a full-on televisual Ladies Night? An evening …

Are Sitcoms Sincere Again?

Dear TV, I LOVE JANE’S take on the sitcom-as-Manchild and her point that the contemporary sitcom’s reliance on the manchild …