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V.19 No.39 | 9/30/2010

Idiot Box

“Re-Boot ’Em, Danno!”

“Hawaii Five-0” on CBS

Nostalgia is a thin bridge to walk. Everybody longs to return to those halcyon days of youth when music rocked louder, movies were less stupid and comic books kicked way more ass. The problem is nothing is ever as good as you remember it. Hollywood, hoping to make another buck or two off your faulty memory, is happy to exploit feelings of nostalgia. There’s hardly a movie, TV show, cartoon, comic strip, comic book, toy, video game or board game that hasn’t been or isn’t about to be brought back to life.

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V.19 No.36 | 9/9/2010

Idiot Box

What to Watch?

We prejudge TV’s fall season

It’s barely September and the new TV season is already getting underway in force. Are networks finally realizing that we watch TV all year long? Mmm, could be.

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