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Archer Season 3 Premiere '“ Five Reasons Why You Should Be Watching

AUTHOR: mroberts
Tonight the animated superspy Sterling Archer returns for a third season of Archer on FX. While the show may seem like just a spoof of James Bond movies on the surface, in all actuality it has more in common with cult sitcom classics like Arrested Development and The Office.  Take one part spy parody, one part workplace... Continue reading
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5 Types of TV Vampires

AUTHOR: mroberts
Vampires are a pretty popular TV monster, right up there with zombies. Unlike zombies, though, writers go completely haywire with their vampire designs. I mean, think about zombies. What is a zombie?
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10 Most Awesomely Disguised Satellite Dishes

AUTHOR: mroberts
Satellite dishes have bestowed a plethora of marvels upon the modern world, aiding in space exploration, allowing for increased security from military attack, and of course, helping to provide an amazing choice of television services from all over the globe! However, despite the fantastic range of TV that satellite dishes... Continue reading
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10 Most Intensely Real Moments on Reality TV

AUTHOR: mroberts
Yesterday, we read about the 10 fakest moments on reality TV. It's a great article that exposes the deception and dishonest editing that pops up from time to time in reality TV shows. More often than not, though, reality TV can really cut straight to the heart of an issue and expose a genuine aspect of humanity to the... Continue reading

Five of the Funniest Meta Moments in TV History

AUTHOR: mroberts
When TV characters break the fourth wall, they make us aware of the fact that we're watching a fictional show instead of real people. However, when used properly, self-referential humor can make audiences feel like they're in on an inside joke. These five comedic TV moments were made even funnier by the inclusion of meta-... Continue reading
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10 Fakest Moments in Reality TV

AUTHOR: mroberts
At first, the draw of reality TV was the drama and excitement that came from the lives of real people. Yet of course, the entertainment industry being what it is, it was quickly decided that real people doing real things was just a little too boring. Instead, producers started putting their real-life "characters" into... Continue reading
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5 Things to Know About Last Night's Portlandia Season Premiere

AUTHOR: mroberts
I moved to Portland this past August, and naturally more than one person has asked me whether I've heard of Portlandia. I had seen a few of its most famous sketches before the move, but when I settled down to watch the eagerly anticipated inaugural episode of its second season, it was with the critical eyes of a newly-... Continue reading
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Television Child Stars: They Were So Cute, What Happened?

AUTHOR: mroberts
They were cast for their cuteness and acting abilities and they began a life of fame and noteriety with their television roles as children. Watching them when they were young we thought, "Awwww. What a cute kid." As adults they surely would've turned out pretty cute as well, right? Not so much. Whether it's because of... Continue reading
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Jersey Shore Returns! Also, Our Other Favorite MTV Reality Shows

AUTHOR: mroberts
Get ready to GTL! With the fifth season of Jersey Shore premiering tonight on MTV, we were inspired to take a look back at our other favorite MTV reality shows. While some of these programs launched mega careers for young stars, others were merely short-lived blips in the MTV timeline. Each one, however, holds a special... Continue reading
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True Blood Characters We Miss The Most

AUTHOR: mroberts
When it comes to True Blood anything is possible. Many characters on the show have been "killed" in one way or another but their story continues on the show. Along the way, we have lost some incredible characters that we sorely miss. Franklin Mott (James Frain)
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