Phillip Maciak

Phillip Maciak is a professor at Louisiana State University, and he writes the "Dear Television" column at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Brow Beat
Sept. 4 2014 5:14 PMShow Business Was Cruel to Joan Rivers, and She Was Cruel Right Back
Culturebox
April 3 2014 6:45 PMLetterman Revolutionized Late Night. Ellen’s the Perfect Replacement to Revolutionize It Again.
Dvd extras
July 29 2014 2:23 PM“We’re Not Leaving. We’re Never Leaving.”The Big Chill and the enduring power of quarter-life crisis movies.
Books
Jan. 8 2014 6:45 AMDisenchantment ArtistsA new series from Cahiers du Cinéma tries to unearth how movie stars like Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson create their art.
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