Calling All ViewersCritics really, really want you to watch Wonderfalls, a show with talking tchotchkes.
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The Really Wild WestCritics are shocked by Deadwood's cussing, but it's a worthy addition to HBO's gritty legacy.
Forget LamborghinisWriters solve their midlife crises with a spate of confessional memoirs.
The Critics CritiquedTheir nastiest insults, most insightful reviews, and oddest fixations this year.
Paycheck Is WorthlessBut critics think Renée Zellweger is the queen of Cold Mountain.
Michael Brown Wasn’t a Superhuman Demon But Darren Wilson’s racial prejudice told him otherwise.
The People’s Republic of Plymouth The strange and persistent right-wing myth that Thanksgiving celebrates the pilgrims’ triumph over socialism.
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Moses and the American Constitution If Texas wants biblical characters and states’ rights in textbooks, publishers are happy to deliver.
Bad as They Wanna Be Is the Philadelphia 76ers’ lose-on-purpose approach to team-building ingenious or morally bankrupt?