Chitchat: Checking in with The Good Wife

I talk television with a lot of people. Friends, family, other critics on Twitter, vagrants on the street. I just love talking about TV. Because I don’t have the time and resources to do a podcast like I used to in college, I’m going to sort of replicate that experience in textual form in a … Continue reading Chitchat: Checking in with The Good Wife

TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 24 — The Best Television (and Voice Impressions) of 2011

It is that time again folks! The end of the year is upon us and that means it is time to look back on the highs, lows and WTFs in television from the past 12 months. There is a lot to reflect on in regard to television 2011. Charlie Sheen went crazy. Well, crazier. Comedy … Continue reading TV Surveillance Podcast Episode 24 — The Best Television (and Voice Impressions) of 2011

Review: The Good Wife, “What Went Wrong”

I haven’t written much about The Good Wife’s third season. In fact, I’m pretty sure I haven’t done a single post on this season. My good buddy Noel Kirkpatrick and I deconstructed the first three or four episodes way back in the early part of the fall on the podcast, but with so much going … Continue reading Review: The Good Wife, “What Went Wrong”

Season Finale — The Good Wife, “Closing Arguments”

After a season in which The Good Wife expanded its narrative scope dramatically (so much so, it's been rightfully discussed as the broadcast follow-up to The Wire), sometimes to its own detriment (let's just pretend that Hugo Chavez episode didn't happen, shall we?), it was kind of nice that the season finale dials things back and … Continue reading Season Finale — The Good Wife, “Closing Arguments”

Surveillance Spring Stumping: Why CBS should renew The Good Wife

It’s May, which means we’re very close to the network upfronts. Choices about which series live and which series die are probably being made right now by all the major networks. This of course means it’s time for fans and critics to start stumping for their favorite series stuck on the bubble between cancellation and … Continue reading Surveillance Spring Stumping: Why CBS should renew The Good Wife