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It’s a Nice Day for a Red Wedding

This post about Game of Thrones is spoiler-free, except for the way this sentence alludes to the fact that HBO aired an episode about the “Red Wedding” last night. It seemed like an opportune time for me to pull out an excerpt from a conversation I had in 2012 with showrunners David Benioff and D.B. […]

posted 3 June 2013 in Tasty Bits, Unpublished. 1 comment

Friday Foto: I’m Watching –TV

Photographed last month in Seattle.

posted 11 March 2011 in Photos. no comments yet

Lost and Found

It’s the last week of Lost, so let’s get in the wayback machine and revisit the first season, when Dominic Monaghan was the show’s breakout star–so much so that the producers pledged they would never kill off his character, Charlie! (Oops.) I went to Hawaii to profile Monaghan in the middle of that season; I’ve […]

posted 17 May 2010 in Archives, Articles. no comments yet

Let’s Get Lost

Back in 2005, I wrote the cover story for the Rolling Stone Hot Issue, on Lost star Evangeline Lilly. I also had a sidebar with various bits of information on Lost, which was then entering its second season, including “There Are More Survivors” and “Easter Eggs Abound.” One section was more controversial than the others: […]

posted 3 May 2010 in Articles. 4 comments

Housecleaning: Olivia Wilde

I decided to empty out my notebook of all the past House-related stories I’ve written, and despite complaints last week from commenter “James” that Olivia Wilde is a blight both upon the show and the American potato crop, I’m proceeding with a short profile I wrote on her last year, still timely given that she […]

posted 15 September 2008 in Archives, Articles. 5 comments

A House Is Not a Home

Last year, House did something unusual for a hit TV show entering its fifth season: the creators looked at its weaknesses and did something about them. The medical-mystery scripts were still witty but had become painfully predictable (three wrong diagnoses from Dr. House every week each before he figured out what was going on). So […]

posted 10 September 2008 in Archives, Articles. 5 comments