DAVID BIANCULLI

Founder / Editor

ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

LINDA DONOVAN

Assistant Editor

KARLE DUNBAR

Social Media Manager

Contributors

ALEX STRACHAN

NOEL HOLSTON

GARY EDGERTON

GERALD JORDAN

ROGER CATLIN

CANDACE KELLEY

TOM BRINKMOELLER

MONIQUE NAZARETH

DAVID SICILIA

GABRIELA TAMARIZ

JONATHAN STORM

 
 
 
 
 
2019
Mar
12
 
 
People in certain circles seem to be scared of The Good Fight, and that’s a good thing...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Mar
6
 
 
’m not enjoying The Voice this season — not so far, anyway. They say numbers don’t lie, and there’s no evidence yet to suggest other viewers are losing interest. And yet. . . . Little things are starting to bother me....
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Feb
22
 
 
Dynasties was always going to be different from earlier David Attenborough spectacles like Planet Earth and Blue Planet...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Feb
20
 
 
You could be forgiven if, asked how most of the victims in Pompeii died when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, you replied that they were asphyxiated by ash and poisonous gas...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Feb
12
 
 
In some ways, Ewan McGregor makes an ideal narrator for the PBS Nature program Wild Way of the Vikings...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jan
22
 
 
It’s been a rough news week for the state of Kentucky, and it’s not likely to get any better with the PBS Frontline exposé, Coal’s Deadly Dust...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jan
17
 
 
Remember Blue Planet II and its moments of wonder and grace? Dynasties is not that. This new David Attenborough-narrated nature series is darker and more adult, though no less compelling for it...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jan
4
 
 
A new year, another awards season...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Nov
26
 
 
When did the phrase “Jump the Shark” jump the shark?...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Nov
20
 
 
We live in worrying times...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Alex Strachan

Alex Strachan has written extensively about television since 1995. He was the staff television critic for The Vancouver Sun from June 1995 to 2003. Prior to that, he was a general-assignment reporter and sportswriter at the Sun, which he originally joined in 1979. He became the national TV critic for Canada’s Postmedia News chain, or Canwest Global Communications as it was then called, in September 2003. He wrote for the chain from 2003-15, during which time his stories appeared regularly on Canada.com and in such daily papers as the National Post, Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and Calgary Herald. In recent years, his writing has focused more on media analysis and industry trends than celebrity profiles and background features, but he still finds time to watch The Voice and The Amazing Race, not to mention guilty pleasures like Banshee and Amazon Hotel. Alex's personal website focuses on his concern for the world around us through his stunning photographs from his world travels. In addition, check out Alex's blog on his site which he tries to update every two days or so. You can also follow Alex @astrachanideas
 
 
 
 

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