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The LOSTness of The Walking Dead

The LOSTness of The Walking Dead

Lost was one of the greatest shows to ever grace our TV screens. It had mystery, mythology, time travel, and even a freakin’ smoke monster; but the thing that made it great was the characters. They were so awesome, in fact, that other TV shows have been replicating Lost’s character archetypes. And not just since [...]

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Best Television Scenes of the Decade

Best Television Scenes of the Decade

I wrote much of this a while ago, for a column at BurnsideWriters.com, and when Tyler asked me to revisit it for TV Asylum, I knew some changes had to be made. The article was originally framed as the best scenes of the ’00s, and even though I’ve made some tweaks, everything below aired in [...]

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You Need to Watch More TV

You Need to Watch More TV

“Is it weird that the end of Eastbound and Down‘s second season made me tear up a bit?” I posted this on Facebook the other night.  It wasn’t exactly true, but I was amazed that the show had grown on me to any extent, seeing as I thought the first season was mediocre and overly dependent [...]

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15 Life Lessons from The Bachelorette (Part 1)

15 Life Lessons from The Bachelorette (Part 1)

Back in May when Tyler and Amy were here for the weekend we watched the season premiere of The Bachelorette together. It was the first time Tyler had seen it, and because the show is so amazing, I knew it would not be the last. Now that everyone’s going to live happily ever after, Tyler and I [...]

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