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Rex Sorgatz

The Grey Album is less great in retrospect

sep 21
2008

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

"Wealth fantasies now constitute a genre of their own, one that is matched at the other end of the spectrum by a doomsday literalism also prevalent on television." Comparing Gossip Girl to Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles is a clever way to discuss two shows that most people aren't watching. And like the teen drama, the women in the Terminator redux -- a mom who is more like a superhero robot, and a robot who is like the dream girlfriend -- command the narrative. With themes of corporate power, technological alienation, and evangelical yearning, it's the best show on television that people are missing.

1 comment

Well, SOME people are watching.

posted by katiebakes at 6:15 PM on September 22, 2008




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