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Star Wars: The Clone Wars 8

Tenshot: Star Wars: The Clone Wars

The final four episodes — which rival anything this side of The Empire Strikes Back — puts an exclamation point on one thing: this is not a series about Anakin Skywalker. The real protagonist of the series is Ahsoka Tano, his padawan.

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TV Reviews for Regular People

There are 2 kinds of programs: shows that win Emmy awards & shows that people actually watch. I’m starting this new series of TV reviews for “real people.”

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Distraction is the Larger Picture

This is the biggest benefit of “Amusing Ourselves to Death:” its introduction into the world of deconstructing cultural mythology. What we take for granted, and oftentimes fail to see.

I, Claudius

Tenshot: I, Claudius

I, Claudius has everything Game of Thrones had. Granted, there’s a few more British actors and not quite as many dragons. But it all happened in real life.

When Superheroes Get Real

Dennis Sanders notes that for a short time, there was an animated series based on comic book characters that was as intense and real as any live action drama. It was acclaimed by critics and fans alike. So of course, DC Comics had to kill it.