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Dater X: Wish Fulfillment

We’ve come a long way, baby.

This week’s title refers not just to the many commenters who have called – nay, pleaded – for the search for Dater X 4.0 to begin. It also refers to the surprising path that my life has taken since I started writing this column.

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Goodbye To All That: A Farewell To “America’s Next Top Model”

We love a train wreck. There are few things more satisfying as a viewer and consumer of culture than watching the most hapless of humanity enter situations that most certainly will not end well. Call it perverse, or call it good television — reality TV as a giant, gaping industry predicates itself on the fact… More »


Ann Curry Says A Tearful Goodbye To “Today”

Not for nothing, but I think Ann Curry is getting the ass end of the donkey here. Sure, her celebrity interview style was a bit uncomfortable to watch, but she’s also an incredibly accomplished journalist with a lifetime’s worth of amazing international news coverage under her belt. This woman is one of our shining stars,… More »