Bill Wyman

Bill Wyman is the former arts editor of NPR and Salon. More at www.hitsville.org.

Brow Beat
Jan. 11 2013 2:45 PMWhy Beasts of the Southern Wild Could Win Best Picture
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May 18 2012 10:01 AMThe Smartest Show on TV Becomes a Video Game
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May 4 2012 12:40 PMThe Smartest Show on TV Comes to Terms with Grief
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April 20 2012 12:12 PMThe Wildest Episode Yet of the Smartest Show on TV
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April 6 2012 12:52 PMThe Smartest Show on TV Mocks Ken Burns
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March 23 2012 12:04 PMThe Smartest Show on TV Returns to Form
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Feb. 2 2012 1:53 PMThis New Film About the War on Drugs Is Horribly Overrated
The Chat Room
Jan. 31 2012 5:28 PMTeam Spielberg Bites BackBill Wyman takes questions from Steven Spielberg fans about his contentious Spielberg takedown.
The Completist
Jan. 30 2012 6:59 AMAll of Steven Spielberg’s Movies, RankedFrom the sublime to the schlock—and beyond.
Technology
Jan. 20 2012 6:08 PMSo Long, and Thanks for All the Pirated MoviesWhat the Megaupload shutdown means for other traffic-hogging “cyberlockers.”
Brow Beat
Dec. 16 2011 11:32 AMThe Very Best Episodes of a Sitcom You Should Have Been Watching
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Dec. 6 2011 8:44 AMWhy No One Is Served by Early Movie Reviews
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Nov. 18 2011 1:50 PMThe Horror: Community Goes Upriver to the Heart of Darkness
Culturebox
Nov. 16 2011 6:59 AMThe Best Live AlbumsFrom Axl to Zeppelin.
Brow Beat
Nov. 11 2011 1:11 PMCommunity Continues to Gnaw at the Shared Premise of All Sitcoms
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May 18 2012 2:56 PMWhy the Smartest Show on TV is the Opposite of Blue Velvet
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May 11 2012 11:37 AMThe Best Episode This Season of the Smartest Show on TV
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April 26 2012 9:14 PMThe Smartest Show on TV Nails Law & Order to the Wall
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April 13 2012 12:32 PMCommunity Confuses the Heart and the Jugular
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March 30 2012 1:10 PMThe Smartest Show on TV Tackles Corporate Personhood
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March 16 2012 1:43 PMThe Smartest Show on TV Is Back… with a Wedding Episode?
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Feb. 1 2012 4:21 PMThe Best Movie at Sundance This Year, Bar None
The Completist
Jan. 30 2012 7:00 AMI Watched Every Spielberg MovieNow I almost wish I hadn’t.
The Completist
Jan. 30 2012 5:00 AMThe Narrative Nonsense of Steven Spielberg's Movies
Brow Beat
Dec. 23 2011 9:16 AMThe Very Best Episodes of a Sitcom You Should Have Been Watching
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Dec. 9 2011 5:01 PMCommunity Makes Fun of Glee for Christmas
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Dec. 2 2011 12:20 PMAbed Is Batman and Annie the Villain on Community
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Nov. 17 2011 4:19 PMWhat Is the Best Live Album Ever?
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Nov. 14 2011 10:46 PMWhy Community Hasn’t Been Canceled … Yet
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Nov. 8 2011 12:15 PMBlue Velvet, 25 Years Later
An almost unrelieved carnival of perversion, corruption, mayhem, and spectacle.

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Sept. 19 2014 1:56 PM Scotland’s Attack on the Status Quo Expect more political earthquakes across Europe.
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  Life
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Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
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  Technology
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