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Tube riches: The best TV of 2012

Television, far from a vast wasteland these days, is often a digital cornucopia to be triaged.

By ERIC GOULD  |  December 14, 2012
BU prof cooks meth like a pro, apparently doesn't teach calculus quite as well

BU prof cooks meth like a pro, apparently doesn't teach calculus quite as well

What's with all these Breaking Bad comparisons? As far as we can tell, the only thing 74-year-old BU prof Irina Kristy has in common with...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  December 05, 2011

This meth we're in

In this age of Hollywood business dealings breathlessly tweeted within minutes of their consummation, passersby cell phone set photos that reveal major plot points, leaked scripts and leaked episodes, Vince Gilligan has accomplished something rare indeed
Breaking Bad keeps topping itself
By RYAN STEWART  |  October 07, 2011

Down the Tubes

Midsummer television has a terrific offering of new and returning shows about aliens, firefighters, crystal meth, and more to turn that beautiful brain of yours to Play-Doh and keep you thoroughly entertained.
Because you can only spend so much time reading Dan Brown novels on the beach
By DAVID EISENBERG  |  July 22, 2011

More spooks

Two years ago, AMC made a deal to develop a series based on Francis Ford Coppola's classic 1974 film The Conversation . That show still hasn't materialized, but with Rubicon , AMC has now brought us a drama with a similar premise.
AMC crosses Rubicon
By RYAN STEWART  |  July 30, 2010

Big sleepy

If television is indeed a reflection of society, then to judge from what's on the screen these days, we're all surrounded by people leading seedy double lives.
Bored to Death brings a stoner PI to HBO
By RYAN STEWART  |  September 18, 2009


Review: The Last House on the Left (2009)

Critics and audiences reviled Wes Craven's 1972 original, but its raw power gave it an enduring, endearing legacy.
Instead of subversive shocks, it's more of the same torture we've seen a thousand times before
By PEG ALOI  |  March 18, 2009