Today In Duh, Strong Female TV Characters Are Good For Everyone

Psychologist Christopher Ferguson has done the empirical research, put in the legwork and figured out that Buffy is awesome, which I absolutely could have told you. More specifically, his piece in the Journal of Communication chronicles the results of 150 Texas A&M students' screenings of three disparate types of… » 9/01/12 2:45pm 9/01/12 2:45pm

The Return of Jezebel James: Light On the Comedy, Heavy On the Barren…

The Return of Jezebel James, a sitcom premiering tonight on Fox, has all the trappings of a quirky, must-see comedy: it's the "brainchild" of Gilmore Girls' creator Amy Sherman-Palladino! It stars wacky indie "It Girl" Parker Posey! It has some reference to Brooklyn! And yet, the critics all find the show flat. (We … » 3/14/08 12:30pm 3/14/08 12:30pm