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  • 'Lost': Happy we'll be, across the sea

     
    When I was a kid, I lived in a very small town, population 800-some. The very edge of town was the local recreational complex, where I spent most summers at the local baseball field, being very bad at playing baseball.......
  • 'Lost' Wednesdays: 'Every question I answer will simply lead to another question'

     
    To call "Across the Sea" divisive is sort of an insult to the word, which implies that something has sent people off to two sides of an issue, where they bicker about it. Following some of the discussion of the......
  • 'Lost': In which everyone gets their heart rates up by running all over the place [Updated]

     
    I am rarely a big fan of episodes of "Lost" where the writers just make sure they have all of their characters in the right places to get things humming in the next episodes. Heading into a series of episodes......
  • Syfy's new drama, 'Haven,' premieres in July

     
    Syfy is hoping that Stephen King will lead the network to another summer hit when it premieres "Haven" this summer. Based on King's novella "The Colorado Kid," the series stars Emily Rose ("ER") as an FBI agent who arrives in......
  • Stephen King brings supernatural mystery to Syfy with 'Haven'

     
    Maria Elena Fernandez has the lowdown on a Syfy series that premieres July 19 at 10 p.m. Here's an excerpt from her post on Show Tracker, our sister blog: Syfy is hoping that Stephen King will lead the network to......
  • Dark Passages: The Anxious Fiction of Emily St. John Mandel

    Dark Passages: The Anxious Fiction of Emily St. John Mandel
    Crime fiction, for good or for ill, adheres to a discrete series of states. Order out of chaos — that's the mystery novel, hard-boiled or cozy, in a nutshell. Chaos out of order — that's the ethos of noir. Those existential constraints are...
  • Critic's Notebook: May 'Lost' mysteries never end

    <b>Critic's Notebook:</b> May 'Lost' mysteries never end
    "Lost," the most complicated series in the history of television, will come to its end Sunday and without having seen a second of its 2 1/2-hour conclusion, I prophesy that it will leave many viewers unsatisfied, either because it will say too much or not...
  • Book Review: 'The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest'

    Book Review: 'The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest'
    It's an authentic phenomenon. As "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest," the last of three posthumous thrillers by the Swedish writer Stieg Larsson, goes on sale this week in the United States, his books have already sold 40 million copies worldwide in a...
  • Summer reading: 60 titles for 92 days

    Summer reading: 60 titles for 92 days
    JUNE Adventures of a Cat-Whiskered Girl Daniel Pinkwater Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pinkwater brings a magical realist perspective to YA fiction in the third volume of the series that begins with "The Yggyssey" and "The Neddiad." The Clock Without a...
  • Classic Hollywood: William Link on 'Columbo'

    Classic Hollywood: William Link on 'Columbo'
    Considering he's one of the most iconic of TV characters, the brilliant, rumpled bed of a detective Lt. Columbo had quite an inauspicious start. William Link and his late writing and producing partner Richard Levinson first introduced Columbo in a...
  • Exotic trips down the aisle

    Exotic trips down the aisle
    As if marriage weren't crazy enough, every year couples say "I do" in exotic, unusual and, yes, even strange places and situations. There was the couple who had elephants as attendants. There was a twosome who wanted to be married underwater. There was...