My Dream Is On The Screen: July/August 2011

 

Editorial

In Defense Of Television
by Lisa Anderson

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Videodrome, 1983

Staff Picks

The Supernatural Drinking Game
by Lisa Anderson

Commercial Appeal: Three TV Ad Tropes That Have Littered My Life (and everyone else’s)
by Jesse Roth

The Comfort Of Familiarity: Five Classic Canadian Public Television Idents
by Emily Carney

Features

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Is Magic
by Matt Keeley

The Feminist Mystique: Joan Holloway, Peggy Olson, and Protofeminism in Mad Men
by Chelsea Spear

Oh Hamburgers: Thoughts On South Park‘s 15-Year Run
by Ben J. Sullivan

“Welcome To Fucking Deadwood.”
by Paul Casey

Tune In Tomorrow . . . PLEASE! Days Of Our Lives vs. EastEnders
by AJ Wood

Sick And Sin: The Allure Of Lace
by Less Lee Moore

A Day On The Tube: 35 Clown-Hating, Sponsor-Trashing, Kid-Riot Years With Wallace And Ladmo
by Cait Brennan

How You Can’t Do That On Television Changed Kids’ Television
by Emily Carney

The Crystal Maze and The Magic Of Richard O’Brien
by Paul Casey

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Videodrome, 1983

From True To False And Back Again: Go Ask Alice
by Less Lee Moore

Fab Films, Terrible TV: When “Based On The Movie” Goes Wrong
by Cait Brennan

Saddle Shoes and Winnipeg Tuxedos: Fashion In Twin Peaks
by Chelsea Spear

Sleaze-O-Rama: Remembering The Halcyon Days Of The Daytime Talk Show
by Jesse Roth

Skating The Edge With Aeon Flux
by Kai Shuart

A Manufactured Image With No Philosophies: The Rock Band Sitcom
by Cait Brennan

Just For Fun: Memories Of SCTV
by Emily Carney