On the writer’s new book and tell-all style.
“Every Sunday at my house … we watched The Ed Sullivan Show…. Whether we enjoyed it or not. That was my first lesson in show business. I don’t think anybody in the house particularly enjoyed it. We just watched it. Maybe that’s the purpose of television. You just turn it on and watch it whether you want to or not.”
A profile of Roseanne Barr and her multiple personalities.
A melancholic Billy Ray Cyrus on the trauma of being the father of a famous 18-year-old girl, his friendship with Kurt Cobain, and his favorite mullet nicknames (Kentucky Waterfall and Missouri Compromise).
How cable sports channels extort hundreds of dollars per year out of every cable subscriber for programming that less than 10% regularly watch.
An essay on Jimmy Savile, British television and child sexual abuse.