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The confused semiotics of gender in HBO’s ‘Hung’

“Hung” can be a lot of fun, but for a show about prostitution, it’s a very antiseptic affair.


‘Mad Men’ season premiere recap: ‘I’ll be your mirror’

The season premiere of the show explores the tensions between appearance and reality via its enigmatic protagonist, Don Draper.


Idiot boxing

Win Rosenfeld on the potential pitfalls of covering mainstream television for PBS.


Last comic stagnant

Apart from the top-shelf talent, the new season of comedy reality shows is an inelegant mess.

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