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Drawing up 'best of' television list proves tricky in 2014
Drawing up 'best of' television list proves tricky in 2014

It's that most wonderful time of the year, when people who presume to know start telling you what the 10 (or 20 or 100) "Best fill-in-the-blanks" are. I am a TV critic, so my list will be about television and I'm going to make it, honor bright, in just a minute, right after I explain how meaningless it is. Well, not meaningless, precisely. It has some meaning, which is to say sincerity — I'm not going to just randomly rattle off a group of shows or moments or performances that I hope will make me seem smart or quirky or steps ahead of all those other critics who insist that (fill in the blank) is a good show. But there's no way the list isn't...

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