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21st-Century Digital Boy, Television

21st Century Digital Boy: Adapt, Migrate, or Die — “ER,” “Guiding Light,” and “Life on Mars”

After 15 big red-letter seasons, NBC’s ER came to an end on Thursday night, earning its largest audience in nearly three...

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21st-Century Digital Boy, Television

21st Century Digital Boy: “ER” (D.O.A.), Watching the “Detective,” and How TV Can “Mann” Up

If you’re a TV junkie, you’re waiting for the end of an era, or reeling from a hairpin, unorthodox beginning of a new one...

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21st-Century Digital Boy, Television

21st Century Digital Boy: TV Series Finales Always (Frakking) Suck

Television programming executives despise smart, engaged viewers. Like, uh, me, for instance. I’m the kind of guy who jacks up their...