Profile of Dave Bartlett

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  • The bogeyman of bogeymen

    I know the show has legions of fans, but it’s one I wasn’t sure I really wanted to watch. I did catch the first couple of episodes on an airplane ...

  • Graphic novel, graphic scenes

    They certainly have become a medium in their own right in the last two decades or so. Several have been made into movies — writer Alan Moore ...

  • The ‘Saturday Night Live’ hypothesis

    Being a fan of both guests, I wrote it on my calendar and decided afterward it would be time to finally write about an idea that had been ...

  • Over-the-top narration aside, ‘Cold Water Cowboys’ captures the gritty reality of the fishery

    “Cold Water Cowboys” follows six fishing crews as they brave the hostile North Atlantic hunting whatever aquatic species is on the go; catch ...

  • One episode at a time

    What I had hoped to do was watch an episode — that’s one episode, no binge watching — of the show each week, on the same day until I had at least ...

  • Bad old days are long gone

    Some of you may actually even still own VHS tapes and machines of classic, grainy episodes of shows that never achieved digital release.So, did ...

  • ‘Community’ gets back on the dean’s list

    When the gang of “Community” enrolled at Greendale Community College in 2009 as a new NBC sitcom, it didn’t me take long to become a fan of the ...

  • Political satire at its finest

    Some may be rolling their eyes right now, but as a former political reporter, I know dedicating your life to politics is almost never easy. It’s ...

  • Battle of the Sherlocks

    But I still prefer the sophomore CBS, hour-long network drama “Elementary” to the BBC’s “Sherlock,” which is presented in a 90 minute, commercial ...

  • Of hardware and inside jokes

    I’ve never been a fan of award shows, but every few years I watch The Golden Globes — or a part of it — to see if there are TV shows or movies ...