Television

Putting the popular back into culture

Putting the popular back into culture

March 25, 2012

Arts, Film, New books, Popular music, Television:

Sitting pretty : the life and times of Clifton Webb by Clifton Webb with David L. Smith A face that any lover of classic Hollywood movies will instantly recognise, Clifton… Read More ›

Television studies: taking the idiot out of the box

Television studies: taking the idiot out of the box

August 19, 2011

Arts, Television:

The new books shelf was a bit light-on this week, but an enquiry I took from a customer regarding popular television shows had me delving into an increasingly interesting part of… Read More ›

Vintage TV magic

Vintage TV magic

July 30, 2010

Arts, Television:

Elegant tuxedos, droll patter and effortless prestidigitation abound in a series of dvds from the Miracle Factory, celebrating magic in the early days of television.   Early TV Magic Among… Read More ›