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Move Your Dial To The Right

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 15, 2003
From its inception until the late 1970s, AM radio was king. The medium survived an assault from television in the 1950s by switching to music as its main source of programming. FM gradually supplant  

Events: Ring of Fire

The WWE brings its red hot show to town

0 Comments · Thursday, November 7, 2002
For several years now people have debated the difference between sports and entertainment. Some say the former is the latter, but purists argue otherwise. There's a fine line between the two, the  

Events: Your Daily Dose

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart is a comedian, anchor and stand-up guy

0 Comments · Thursday, October 17, 2002
He is one of America's great comedic voices. "Where? Right here on the line? That's exciting," says Jon Stewart from his Daily Show office in New York City. "I'm very excited about coming to  

America and Soccer: I know, I know

0 Comments · Thursday, June 27, 2002
Americans aren't much for watching soccer, while most of the rest of the planet is enamored with the game. We all know that. Yet every four years, many in the sports media feel duty-bound to inform   

Cover Story: Hot Dispute

Trying to Get Buffy and Roswell on Local Cable

0 Comments · Thursday, May 31, 2001
Summertime in the USA means longer days, warmer weather and less TV watching. The latter might actually be a good thing, as viewers decompress from a season of their favorite programs. Why not leap   

Spring has Sprung

0 Comments · Thursday, May 10, 2001
It's time for "Channel Surfing" to do some spring cleaning of sorts: Here is a gathering of items not worth a full column, but still deserving some attention. On the eve of May sweeps, some intere  

Kill Your TV

0 Comments · Thursday, April 5, 2001
Listening to National Public Radio (NPR) last week, I was astonished to learn that some people in America do not own a TV. A listener had written in complaining about a story NPR had done on rappe  

Who's Afraid of the XFL?

0 Comments · Thursday, March 8, 2001
I am no fan of the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), nor am I one of its detractors. Who am I to hammer people for enjoying pro wrestling? After all, I enjoy watching outdoor soccer and listening to  

Reality Bites

0 Comments · Thursday, February 1, 2001
Just when things seem to be going well, something comes and let's a greased pig loose. In May, the contract between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the major movie and television studios is s  

'Tis the Second Season

0 Comments · Thursday, December 14, 2000
The holiday season is always a curious time for TV. It's the only time of year any kind of weather is shown, as it is incessantly snowing ... even on shows that take place in L.A. Then we have the h