The Extratextuals

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Best Characters — Lead Male

Whoops – I got busy for a while there. A long while! Let’s continue the lists, though, with my final entry. Honorary Mention to David Brent & Michael Scott, Chuck Bartowski, Larry David, Denny Crane, and Black Adder.

20. Greg House (Hugh Laurie), House ... read more »

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Best Characters — Lead Female

Continuing on with my lists, let’s shift to leads:

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20. Pam Beesly (Jenna Fischer), The Office ... read more »

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Best Characters — Supporting Male

Continuing with my lists, below I tackle best supporting performance by a dude. Once again, there are some arguable distinctions between lead and supporting (which is John Locke?), but let’s get going all the same, shall we?

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Best Characters — Supporting Female

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Bringing Down the Imperial Walker, and Other Protest Signs

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All-Star Primetime Schedule

Oh, blog, I’m sorry I’ve neglected you so. But I promise to get you back up and running this year. ... read more »

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The Media Studies Job Market, 10: The Offer

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The Media Studies Job Market, 9b: The Campus Interview

With pilot season behind us, it’s time to return to the job market posts. And I begin with a Tale of Two Interviews. ... read more »

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After the Pilots: What I’m Watching

All my comments aside, what have I bothered to stick with, what might I check in on, and what is dead to me?

DVR is set to record Nikita, No Ordinary Family, Detroit 1-8-7, Raising Hope, Running Wilde, and Outsourced … though I may drop Running Wilde after this week unless it gets much better. Lone Star was set to be recorded too, before its demise. Importantly, though, none are in the category of ones I feel I must watch — if the DVR failed to record any of the above, I’d be nonplussed. ... read more »

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The Other Pilots: Outsourced, Blue Bloods, Shit My Dad Says, No ...

I’ve been a bit busy, so my final pilot reviews have dragged their heels, but here we go (reminder that three are to be found at Antenna):

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