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

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

Aimless Prognosticating: Predicting the Television Golden Globe Awards, Supporting Categories

Just a note: I'm going to be busy this weekend, so I wanted to go ahead these taken care of here in the middle of the week. I feel like I probably know the answer to the primary question of this post. We all know that the Golden Globe Awards are a crock, especially when … Continue reading Aimless Prognosticating: Predicting the Television Golden Globe Awards, Supporting Categories