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17 March 2012

Jeff, Who Lives At Home

By // Cinema

Jason Segel is having quite the year. Not only is he on a successful tv show, he wrote, directed, and starred in The Muppets, he has two new movies coming …

20 February 2012

The Curious Case of Ted & Robin

By // TV

How I Met Your Mother devotees cried foul last week when their favourite heartfelt sitcom ended on a cliffhanger of wife-searcher Ted proclaiming his love, once again, to Robin, his …

15 February 2012

Valentine’s Day on TV: Exhibits A-D

By // TV

We can all agree that Valentine’s Day is no Christmas, right? In terms of pretty much everything, Valentine’s Day pales in comparison to that holiday. And yet, this TV season, …

03 January 2012

The Heart and Hind of CBS Monday

By // TV

Last night both How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls had heartfelt episodes exploring parent-child relationships. While 2 Broke Girls used innapropriate tampon crusading and extreme couponing as …

05 December 2011

A Broke Girls Breakthrough and Mommy Robin

By // TV

CBS’s Monday lineup featured two melancholy but wonderful offerings from 2 Broke Girls and How I Met Your Mother. I’m not usually as taken with 2 Broke Girls as the …

20 September 2011

An Hour of Happiness with HIMYM

By // TV

CBS’s best comedy isn’t what it once was- it’s a little broader, a little less clever, a little lazier; but that’s in comparison to what it once was, not in …

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16 September 2011

We Love You Neil, Congratulations

By // TV

The How I Met Your Mother star gets his star on the sketchy part of The Hollywood Walk of Fame.

23 March 2011

The HIMYM Factor

By // TV

I really want to like CBS’s new comedy, Mad Love. For one thing, it’s a relationship comedy about twenty-somethings. For another thing, it’s got one of the most well-credentialed casts …

22 February 2011

Actor Obsession: Kyle MacLachlan

By // TV

The Twin Peaks star’s presence can make almost any film or TV show better. Since his iconic show went off the air in 1991, MacLachlan has mostly filled the role …

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26 October 2010

And that’s what makes you awesome…

By // TV

I’m bored with this whole Marshall and Lily conceiving storyline and this episode didn’t exactly have the zip and vigor of some of the all time best How I Met …

13 October 2010

Why I Love How I Met Your Mother

By // TV

This week’s episode of How I Met Your Mother, Subway Wars, provided a refresher course in just why I love this show. Here’s the play by play: * The way …

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18 May 2010

Mr. Romantic is at it again.

By // TV

And what does Mr. Romantic deserve as the perfect accompaniment to his grand gesture of the week (in some wonderfully timed, self-referential scenes)? A little Love Actually of course. In …

10 March 2010

Comic Drama? Of Course!

By // TV

It’s not often that How I Met Your Mother impresses with it’s dramatic performances. Typically, it’s the comic chops of the actors that stand out and add to the overall …

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11 January 2010

To 100 and Beyond: the creators talk HIMYM

By // TV

This week I got the opportunity to participate in a conference call with Craig Thomas and Carter Bays, the creators and executive producers of one of my favourite shows on …

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