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Watching TLC on TLC

Christina Lee

01.14.13

As a possible 20th anniversary reunion tour approaches, TLC presents two new shows about TLC.

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Margaret & Mindy

Christina Lee

11.02.12

The legacy of Margaret Cho’s All-American Girl, Mindy Kaling’s groundbreaking The Mindy Project, and the importance of sitcoms starring Asian-Americans who aren’t that Asian.

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Vampire Diaries redux

Bradford Nordeen

05.10.12

Bradford Nordeen explores the appeal of the derivative of the derivative… ad mortem.

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Rupaul’s Drag Race

Bradford Nordeen

02.05.10

The growth of positive depictions of gay chracters and themes on television likely has as much to do with advertising demographics as recent shifts in public opinion and, true to form, Rupaul’s Drag Race is packed with as many product placements as the other reality TV shows it mirrors. Bradford Nordeen, author of Fever Pitch, highlights the pleasures and frustrations that the show has to offer as well as how it literalizes Warhol’s maxim about fifteen minutes seconds of fame.