Portfolio

Below you can find select links to some of my television and culture writing output around the web.

The A.V. Club 

10 Episodes of Smallville That Highlight a Superhero Show Out Of Time. October 21, 2015.

Complex Pop Culture

Don’t Get It Twisted—Diversity At The 2017 Emmys Was All For Show. September 18, 2017.

6 Scenarios That Could Actually Make The 2017 Emmys Worth Watching This Year. September 17, 2017.

The Murphyverse: How Ryan Murphy Made TV As Hype As Film. March 1, 2017.

What Does An Emmy Nomination Mean For The Future Of A Network? July 13, 2016.

Black Movies Are Dominating The Box Office, But Does It Mean Anything? September 15, 2015.

Is It The End Of Online Streaming As We Know It? July 29, 2015.

TV.com/TV Guide

Facebook Tries to Go Legit with Sorry For Your Loss. September 15, 2018.

Here’s What The Disney-Fox Deal Means for Your TV. December 14, 2017.

Twitter Thinks You Will Watch TV on Twitter. May 3, 2017.

The Final Season Of The Leftovers Is What You Hoped The Final Season of Lost Would Be. April 14, 2017.

Totally Tubular Podcast: Upfronts Breakdown, Lady DynamitePreacher, and More. May 19, 2016.

Here’s Every FX Original Series, Ranked. April 15, 2016.

Here’s Every Netflix Original Program, Ranked. March 24, 2016.

Back To The Future: Can Hulu Finally Live Up To The Hype? February 15, 2016.

The Biggest News Stories of 2015. December 20, 2015.

Transparent Season 2 Review: Amazon’s Best Is More Ambitious Than Ever. December 11, 2015.

Sophomore Jump: How The Leftovers Became The Best Show on TV. December 4, 2015.

How Streaming Platforms Are Ushering In The Future of Comedy—And Television. November 17, 2015.

Why CBS’s New Star Trek Show Is A Glimpse Into TV’s Future. November 3, 2015. 

TV’s Best Action Show Bracket. April 2015.

What’s Next For FX, Now That Justified and Sons of Anarchy Are Gone? April 22, 2015.

The End Of An Era: A Eulogy For NBC’s Thursday Night “Must-See TV” Comedy Block. February 6, 2015.

Unsolicited Advice For Hulu: What The Company Can Do To Compete With Netflix and Amazon’s Original Programming. August 29, 2014.

With Outlander and The Knick, Cinemax and Starz Are Poised To Compete with HBO and Showtime. August 14, 2014.

New Girl and The Mindy Project‘s Conscious Uncoupling: Which Show Did The Break-Up Better? April 18, 2014.

Banshee Postmortem: Greg Yaitanes and Jonathan Tropper Break Down Season 2 And The Finale’s Big Deaths. March 14, 2014.

Change Is Coming To HBO Very Soon. February 13, 2014.

Three New Ways The TV Networks Are Looking At TV Ratings…But Do They Matter? November 26, 2013.

The Broadcast Networks Have Some Comedy Problems; We’ve Got Some Ideas On How To Fix Them. October 22, 2013.

How Much Does A Final Season Influence A Show’s Legacy? How Much Influence Should It Have? August 16, 2013.

The Emmys’ Lady Problem: The Staggeringly Small Number of Female Nominees For Writing and Directing (INFOGRAPHIC). July 17, 2013.

Why MTV’s The Challenge Is The Best Serialized Show on TV. July 10, 2013.

Five Years After the Writers’ Strike, Is Broadcast TV Dead? November 5, 2012.

Not All Endings Are Created Equal: DexterHow I Met Your Mother, And The Road To The Series Finale. November 1, 2012.

Vox

WrestleMania, Explained. April 1, 2016.

Late-Night TV Is Focusing On Politics More Than Ever. Here’s Why. December 31, 2015.