Author Archives: Telly Davidson
A tough new Dick Cheney biopic is triggering some conservatives. Have they learned nothing?
Murphy Brown was supposed to be a woke reboot. It ended up feeling long in the tooth.
The media created Gary Hart, and when he offered them a scandal, they tore him right back down.
How did our federalist system give way to today’s nationalized cable news-fueled smackdowns?
And still manages to trigger both the left and right extremes.
The destruction wrought by our political and financial elites could take another 10 years to undo.
The storied alt-weekly was home to the great iconoclastic writers of New York journalism. But times changed.
The 1990s political drama was a sanctimonious ‘Fantasy Island’ made by boomers. So why are Millennials binging on it now?
A new book reminds us of one of America’s most underrated elections—and of when funny shows were fun.
TV’s king of trash finally signs off, leaving us more like him than we’d care to admit.
From Mike Brady to Archie Bunker, small-screen fathers offered us hope and satire while defying categorization.
She had a chance and she blew it. Her deep unprofessionalism is to blame.
The iconic postwar novelist shocked a generation by aggressively daring people to confront and even reclaim Jewish-American stereotypes.
Why America’s most iconic automaker plans to drive their passenger sedans into the sunset.
The capture of the “Golden State Killer” brings back a violent era that still defines our fears today.
The real scandal isn’t Kevin Williamson’s firing, it’s the market that made him.
Ignored by TV culture for over 20 years, the return of the repressed was inevitable in Trump era.
‘Fair and balanced’ was a mid-20th century marketing tool and really, a confabulation of the times.
Her entry in this year’s hotly contested Oscar race is helping to define and symbolize a generation.
The scandal that gave us today’s obsession with sex and power turns 20.← Older posts
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