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2000 Stories by Jesse Berrett

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  • Hot Man-on-Man Action!

    published December 20, 2000

    Does putting pecs and poppers onscreen make for pioneering gay TV? More >>

  • Instant Karma

    published December 6, 2000

    Larry David's new HBO sitcom creates a universe of petty malevolence and endless distress. More >>

  • The Battle in Seattle

    published November 8, 2000

    Dark Angel fights against a dystopian future, but surrenders to the tropes of today's TV. More >>

  • Quiz Show

    published October 18, 2000

    In two new TV game shows, the search for wannabe millionaires reaches the history egghead and the sports nut. More >>

  • Breaking the Waves

    published September 20, 2000

    Son of the Beach floats on the unlikely premise of offering a less serious Baywatch. More >>

  • Irrational Exuberance

    published September 6, 2000

    TNT'S Bull deals in raw enthusiasm for the new finance economy. Why is it such a hard sell? More >>

  • Padre Knows Best

    published August 16, 2000

    The Latino melodrama Resurrection Blvd. depicts a corner of East L.A. where the streets are paved with clichés. More >>

  • Young Americans

    published August 9, 2000

    A new Fox documentary series captures a true class portrait of a suburban high school. More >>

  • Lethal Weapon

    published August 9, 2000

    From ex-Nazis to camo cowboys, Ken Silverstein examines the weird world of brothers in arms. More >>

  • Jackpot of Shame

    published July 5, 2000

    The grim Strip Poker bets against the dignity of its contestants--and wins. More >>

  • Come Back, Gilligan

    published June 21, 2000

    The unreal world of Survivor. More >>

  • Philip Roth: The Human Stain

    published June 21, 2000

    Philip Roth The Human Stain Houghton Mifflin   PHILIP ROTH'S NEW novel may well be the... More >>

  • The Cruelty of Cool

    published June 7, 2000

    Writer Sam Lipsyte chronicles the woeful half-life of the hipster. More >>

  • The Boob Tube

    published May 31, 2000

    Pamela Anderson Lee's V.I.P. stretches credibility (and costumes) to the point of bliss. More >>

  • Stuck in the Middle

    published May 17, 2000

    Fox's most promising sitcom of the season offers a middle-class family comedy for the middle decades of the last century. More >>

  • A Fine Line

    published April 26, 2000

    Whose Line Is It Anyway? turns cultural cliché into genuine comedy. More >>

  • Dennis Perrin: American Fan

    published April 26, 2000

    Dennis Perrin American Fan: Sports Mania and the Culture That Feeds It Spike   UPON THE... More >>

  • I Was Just Flipping Channels...

    published April 5, 2000

    No one watches it. Everyone has seen it. How does softcore porn stay on TV? More >>

  • Square Pegs

    published March 8, 2000

    Connecting the X's of Hollywood Squares reveals a queer lineage. More >>

  • NYPD Blues

    published February 16, 2000

    A cop-drama staple hits the skids. More >>

  • War and Remembrance

    published February 9, 2000

    Documentarian Richard Dindo explores what we think of the unthinkable. More >>

  • Judge Dread

    published February 9, 2000

    All kneel before Judge Judy, where humiliation and misery are the law of the land. More >>

  • The Moviegoers

    published January 12, 2000

    The Bloomsbury Movie Guide series celebrates the fine art of cinematic obsession. More >>

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