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Are We Entering a Creepy New Age of Meta-television?

The new David Foster Wallace biopic The End of the Tour gives us a peek into the writer’s real-life relationship with television. Jason Segal’s performance depicts a man agonized by guilt over his own enjoyment. The film’s focus on shame sits well enough with Wallace’s legendary, notoriously difficult novel Infinite Jest, that large book that […]

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: HBO’s True Detective

First Impressions takes a look at new and returning TV shows, just as they’re kicking off. We fill you in, spoiler-free. Guest Commentary by theroaring20s  Beginning a new TV series is a serious commitment. This is especially true if, like me, you already have a full-time academic schedule, part-time job, and serious boyfriend…sort of (apologies Danny […]