September 10, 2012 |
It's Bears-Packers week, and it's not like we ever need extra motivation to talk smack to the Packer backers. In fact, I've already purchased four bricks of Jewel-brand cheddar cheese and blown them up with M-80s. (You may be more muted in expressing your distaste; it's cool.) If you ever wanted to pounce on your frenemies to the north, they may never be more nervous than they will be Thursday. Because they know that even though it's only Week 2, their green-and-gold postseason destiny will be on the line.
October 3, 2013 |
***1/2 (out of four) By now, you know if you care about Sleigh Bells. Since 2010's “Treats” demolished what we thought we knew about the sonic combination of sweet and salty (and 2012's “Reign of Terror” mostly maintained excitement with heavier subject matter), Alexis Krauss' vocals and Derek Miller's guitars/production have established that rare thing: An original sound. With the new “Bitter Rivals,” the badass New York duo further learns to blend and complement its assets, with smaller differences between bangers and ballads.
January 1, 2012 |
Now that the holidays are (almost) over, you're probably ready for your favorite shows to return as the midseason schedule kicks in. A lot of brand new shows premiere in January as well. So get ready. Here's a list of series, season and winter premiere dates, with new series bolded. If you noticed that I missed something, please leave me a polite comment in the comments section. What shows are you most looking forward to watching this winter? Sunday, Jan. 1 7 (all times CT)
December 30, 2013 |
Hopefully you've all had or are still having a great holiday break, but after New Year's Day things start getting back to normal, and TV is no exception. Your regularly scheduled programming is about to return. So if you're wondering when your favorite shows are back in 2014, look no further than this fairly comprehensive list of the post-holiday, midseason premieres of current shows. But 2014 also kicks off with many new and returning series and miniseries worth watching. This list also includes season, miniseries and series premieres; finales;...