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I'm Back! And I Brought TV With Me!

So I’m back from vacation. (Yes, I was gone.) And better yet, TV is too, almost. Yes, it’s still staggering to its feet—last night we got servings of Million Dollar Password and the debut of Superstars of Dance—but this month sees the return, among others, of Damages, Scrubs, Lost, Battlestar Galactica, Big Love and Flight of the …

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Vacation Robo-Post: The 2009 Buzzword Kill List

The title is self-explanatory. What overused words or phrases need to be banned from the English language in 2009? I’ll start you off with a few:

* Game-changer

* “Throw _____ under the bus”

* Locavore

* Anything “-ista”

This is Robo-James’ last day on the job, by the way. I’ll see you Monday. If I haven’t been thrown under a bus in …

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The Morning After: Final Robo-Edition

While I’m away, Robo-James has been programmed to generate some daily discussion posts. But that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook. Consider this your daily open-topic post to write about what was on TV last night, what’s in the news today, or what you’re looking forward to tomorrow. Just play nicely, announce your spoilers, and use the

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The Morning After: Robo-Happy-New-Year Edition

While I’m away, Robo-James has been programmed to generate some daily discussion posts. But that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook. Consider this your daily open-topic post to write about what was on TV last night, what’s in the news today, or what you’re looking forward to tomorrow. Just play nicely, announce your spoilers, and use the

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Vacation Robo-Post: Return of LDG!

With Lost returning in three weeks, it’s as good a time as any to bring back Lost Discussion Group. Since last we convened, ABC has released a couple “sneak peek” clips from the coming season, so let’s kick it off with those. The first brings us up to speed with Kate, Aaron, and Angela Chase’s dad from My So-Called Life:

After the …

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The Morning After: Robo-Edition

While I’m away, Robo-James has been programmed to generate some daily discussion posts. But that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook. Consider this your daily open-topic post to write about what was on TV last night, what’s in the news today, or what you’re looking forward to tomorrow. Just play nicely, announce your spoilers, and use the

Hard Sell

On his excellent Art Law Blog the New York attorney Donn Zaretzky has been playing devil’s advocate on the topic of deaccessioning — the occasional practice by museums of selling off works in their “permanent” collection. As you probably know, the longtime rule of both the American Association of Museums and the Association of Art …

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Vacation Robo-Post: Ball Drop-Off!

One more day to New Year’s Eve, which means only one more day to buy champagne, stick toothpicks in the cheese cubes and cocktail weenies, and decide what channel you’re going to turn on as midnight approaches. Even for those not inclined to put the tube on at their parties, there’s a great temptation to tune in at least for those few …

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The Morning After: Robo-Edition

While I’m away, Robo-James has been programmed to generate some daily discussion posts. But that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook. Consider this your daily open-topic post to write about what was on TV last night, what’s in the news today, or what you’re looking forward to tomorrow. Just play nicely, announce your spoilers, and use the

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Vacation Robo-Post: Anything But TV Edition

You’re renaissance people, you Tuned Inlanders. You have vast life experiences and catholic interests that inform your television viewing. And so it is that we set aside one day to remember those things besides TV shows that rocked your world—entertainment-wise or otherwise—in 2008. Here are just a few of mine:

* Stay Positive by …

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