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People either keep asking me -- “When are you going to write a book?” -- or telling me, “You need to write a book." Maybe someday. In the here and now, though, two standout TV critic colleagues have put their names to volumes that are well worth owning...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
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A notably fleshy Richard Dreyfuss, now 68, has let himself grow into the role of the world’s most notorious, pear-shaped Ponzi schemer. Very ably assisted by Blythe Danner as his wife, Ruth, Dreyfuss inhabits Bernie Madoff...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
31
 
 
What’s a hotter TV commodity than even the presidential candidate debates? That would be true crime, whether scripted or otherwise. Not that it ever really went away...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
28
 
 
It’s nearing the end of the world as we know it in NBC’s 10-episode You, Me and the Apocalypse, including three well-known American TV stars in the far-flung ensemble cast...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
26
 
 
'Outsiders' brings the saga of unkempt, contemporary Appalachian mountain men and women who drink hard, seemingly bathe infrequently and have built a psychic wall between themselves and all those varmints down below...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
24
 
 
Lucifer's gotten  tired of the whole Hades thing after a few centuries and has decided to take a “vacation” in L.A. He's now doing quite nicely as the owner of Lux, a ribald, upscale nightclub...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
22
 
 
This is looking like a bad idea at best, particularly after a thoroughly ridiculous, serio-comic third episode squanders any carryover suspense let alone a reason to exist anew...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
21
 
 
FX’s male-centric misery index remains very much alive and suffering... But all are pre-serpent Gardens of Eden compared to FX’s Baskets, in which Zach Galifianakis plays perhaps the saddest sack in TV series history...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
19
 
 
No matter how many times it’s told, the story just never gets old. PBS’ American Experience series at last gets around to Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after four previous big- and small-screen treatments of their murderous crime spree...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Jan
17
 
 
Two bravura performances for the most part overcome the sometimes convoluted, other times confusing goings-on in Showtime’s Billions...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

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Since 2006, Ed Bark's local and national TV stories and observations have been showcased on his pioneering website, www.unclebarky.com.

For 26 years before that, he was TV critic for the Dallas Morning News. He's a past president of the Television Critics Association, and for seven years served on the national Peabody Awards board.

 
 
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