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Emily Nussbaum

  1. tv
    Talking With Emily Nussbaum About TV Criticism, Bad Fans, and BuffyA conversation between two New York Magazine TV critics, past and present, about the state of TV.
  2. Why Are Today’s Critics So Defensive?We’re in an age of ambient anxiety about what it means to enjoy things and whether or not others enjoy them, too.
  3. sundance 2015
    9 Things Lena Dunham, Mindy Kaling, and Your Other Female Faves Said at SundanceMovie studios still don’t know what to do with female writers.
  4. party chat
    Chris Noth Agrees With Emily Nussbaum’s Defense of Sex and the City“I think people — and I have, too, wrongly, sometimes — said, ‘Oh, it’s just about the glitz.’”
  5. tv
    Nussbaum: An Ode to Cop Rock, TV’s Unsung Procedural (and Glee’s Secret Sauce)I’ve always thought back fondly on the 1990 Steven Bochco attempt at a musical procedural. It makes me wonder at the TV experiments we haven’t seen yet.
  6. tv review
    Nussbaum: Betrayed by DexterSeason five of the show had lots of things that made no sense, and, worse, felt exploitative — something I’d rarely thought about the show.
  7. tv
    Nussbaum: A Fantastically Strange Magazine About TVThe beautiful television issue of ‘Esopus’ could be the first designed for people who never watch television.
  8. tv review
    Nussbaum: Giving Thanks for Parenthood’Parenthood’ could easily be condemned for its yuppie navel-gazing. I say, bring on the navels. Let us gaze.
  9. tv review
    Nussbaum’s Critical Speed Round: Men of a Certain Age, Dexter, HIMYM, and MoreI’m a longtime fan of ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ but this season is bumming me out.
  10. tv
    Nussbaum: Is Anyone Still Watching Desperate Housewives? Talk to MeThe show is a cascade of increasingly nutso plot twists.
  11. tv
    Nussbaum: Do We Want Too Much From TV’s Creators?The Just Jealous! thesis and the I’m Rubber, You’re Glue school of thought.
  12. mad men
    Why do the Mad Men Writers Make Betty Draper Such a Monster?While the ladies around her bloom, Betty hardens, her character getting ever icier, vainer, more alien.
  13. tv review
    TV Review: The Stealthy, Noir-y Charms of Terriers’Terriers’ has pulled off a neat trick: looking like a procedural, then sneaking in something much more interesting.
  14. in the magazine
    Nussbaum on Boardwalk Empire“Still, if ‘Boardwalk’ doesn’t have original ideas about the men who kill for money … that’s very easy to ignore when you’re dizzy with the fun of it all.”
  15. in the magazine
    Why We’ll Miss Law & OrderIn this week’s magazine, Emily Nussbaum remembers ‘Law & Order,’ recently canned by NBC after 456 episodes.
  16. lost
    Nussbaum On Lost: Was It A Wild Goose Chase?“What was this wild goose that I had been chasing so loyally for five seasons?”
  17. surf
    Nussbaum on the Mad Men Finale“It made me think and argue and feel, which is exactly what great TV should do.”
  18. surf
    Nussbaum: Stop the Mad Men Backlash!Over at Surf, a plea to end the insanity.
  19. surf
    Emily Nussbaum Wants You to Watch The Middle, Hate-Watch Cougar TownAnd so it shall be!
  20. surf
    Nussbaum on Eastwick: ‘Lord, Is This Show Depressing’Fortunately for ABC, she has good things to say about ‘FlashForward.’
  21. surf
    The Real Smithers Revealed!Nussbaum discovers in John Ortved’s new ‘The Simpsons: An Uncensored Unauthorized History’ the identity of the guy who inspired Waylon Smithers.
  22. surf
    Nussbaum on the Mistaken-for-Gay CharacterAt Surf, Emily Nussbaum ponders the history of straight TV-sitcom characters mistaken for gay, from Jack Tripper through Andy Bernard.
  23. surf
    Nussbaum Blogs!Today marks the debut of Surf, the new blog by ‘New York’ TV critic Emily Nussbaum.
  24. mad men
    Nussbaum on ‘Mad Men’: How Joan’s Rape Changed EverythingShe still seemed like someone capable of handling anything. Then in last week’s episode, Joan’s power turned against her.
  25. countdown
    Emily Nussbaum on ‘Lost’: We Are John LockeTonight’s premiere may feel a bit like being stuck at the peak of a really fantastic roller coaster, except that it’s a ride you can barely remember getting on and that looks suspiciously like it’s made of off-brand particle board.
  26. overnights
    ‘Big Love’: Cancan Dancers for Christ“This could be our last family portrait. Jesus could be here by Labor Day.”
  27. overnights
    Emily Nussbaum on ‘The Sopranos’: David Chase, You Old Sadist