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Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, and Ted Danson on “The Good Place” (Credit: NBC/Colleen Hayes) Based on my foggy recollection, the last time it was this bad was 2003. That was the fall broadcast television gifted us with “Tarzan,” “The Mullets,” the Norm Macdonald vehicle known as “A Minute with […]

Fall TV is in the Bad Place. So let’s go ...

Talking Heads (Credit: Sire Records) Last year, the rumor mill went into overdrive with whispers that Talking Heads might be reuniting. The very idea was momentous: Save for a 2002 appearance at their Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction, the beloved post-punk quartet — guitarist/vocalist David Byrne, bassist Tina Weymouth, […]

“Talking Heads: 77,” released 40 years ago tomorrow

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword; Baywatch; Dunkirk (Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures/Paramount Pictures) Here’s the plot: Picture “Rocky” meets “The Social Network.” An aging Hollywood comes up against a young, scrappy website. The site may be small (staff: 36), but it’s figured out how to unite all of Hollywood’s biggest […]

Rotten Tomatoes must die!

Esperanza Spalding (Credit: Getty/Mychal Watts) Esperanza Spalding has never shied away from a challenge. Among her latest gambits: In 2016, the jazz bassist/vocalist released “Emily’s D+Evolution,” a Tony Visconti-co-produced concept album that doubles as an excursion through jazz, funk, rock, soul, the blues and everything in between. Spalding is upping […]

“We always are pleasantly surprised at what we have in ...