Tuesday , September 22 2020

Tag Archives: Video

Sopranos Commentary

Great news: Radley Balko (damn, I love that name) is joining Blogcritics, and he will be doing a running commentary/review of The Sopranos season episode by episode. Here’s the first installment from his site: One murder, some coke, an orgy with Icelandic flight attendants, loads of manipulation, and a capo …

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Kelly’s Album Delayed Until Early ’03

From Billboard: The debut album release by “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson has been postponed until early 2003. Sources say that the RCA album — which originally had been due Nov. 26 — was pushed back due to Clarkson’s commitment to this fall’s “American Idol” tour. Clarkson’s debut single, “Before …

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The Sopranos in Print

David Kelly looks at Sopranos lit in the NY Times: Literary critics and historians, neo-Marxists and theoretical feminists, postmodernists and pre-post-post-structuralists are scrambling to stake their claims to David Chase’s series. The name-dropping in these books borders on the felonious — why stop at Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese …

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Jarvis On HBO

Jeff Jarvis will be our latest Blogcritic! Very exciting news. While we are getting the paperwork straightened out, we will link his excellent review of the HBO lineup: The HBO Weltanschauung – or – Why we love The Sopranos There’s a reason the return of The Sopranos is getting so …

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Two From Tony

I haven’t talked about my excellent pal Tony Pierce for a while – bad move me. Today Tony has two wildly divergent pieces showing why he is a complex, unique guy. He reminds me of me in that regard, as I have mentioned before. First, he answers a reader email …

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News From the International Broadcasting Convention

Media geeks head to Amsterdam for confab and hash bars: The annual International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) brought few breakthroughs or major partnerships, because this year key players are trying to do less rather than more. U.S.-based Microsoft, which last year boasted its first customer for its interactive TV middleware software …

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It’s Called Competition: CD Prices Falling

And we’re not just talking about online competition, DVDs make CDs look like a bad deal: Most of the major music companies are starting to offer retailers limited-time rebates on some releases. As a result, many consumers paid just $10 for new albums by young performers including Ashanti and Vanessa …

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