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'Dexter' is Killing Us Softly with Slaughternew

You know a show has gotten under your skin when it begins to trigger nightmares. That's the case with Showtime's Dexter, now winding up its third season after building, with frustrating slowness, its intertwined partnership narratives revolving around serial killer-turned-crime fighter Dexter Morgan.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Kimberly Chun  |  12-04-2008  |  TV

'Californication': So Freaky David Duchovny Had to Go to Rehabnew

Perception is a strange thing. Despite his narration of Showtime's softcore Red Shoe Diaries series, his recurring roll as a transvestite in Twin Peaks, and his recent time in rehab for sex addiction, I've never been able to disconnect Duchovny from his thoroughly asexual character Fox Mulder, whom he played on the X-Files for 10 seasons, two movies, and at least one video game.
San Antonio Current  |  Luke Baumgarten  |  10-22-2008  |  TV

Bummer: The Fourth Season of 'Weeds' is a Comedownnew

The Showtime dramedy about a pot-dealing MILF is in its fourth season, and was recently renewed for two more -- but who's gonna keep watching? A few choice moments aside, the once-mighty Weeds has pretty much sucked this season.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Cheryl Eddy  |  09-11-2008  |  TV

The Ladies Who Munchnew

A new season of The L Word turns down the titillation and dials up the nuance.
The Village Voice  |  Joy Press  |  01-19-2006  |  TV

Dante's Infernonew

In this horror film that should especially horrify Republicans, dead veterans crawl out of their graves and stagger single-mindedly to voting booths so they can eject the president who sent them to battle.
The Village Voice  |  Dennis Lim  |  12-02-2005  |  TV

Can Dizzee Rascal And Co. Turn East London's Hip-Hop Into World Music?new

Although grime is still in its infancy, grime MCs kill hip-hop MCs on the mike -- they’re faster, cleverer, and less burdened by tradition. Dizzee Rascal is touring the U.S. as East London's ambassador of grime.
Boston Phoenix  |  Nick Sylvester  |  04-25-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

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