Marc Hirsh

Marc Hirsh appears in the following:

Christopher Walken Tells Jon Stewart About Tap Dance Cops ... Again

Friday, June 13, 2014

On Thursday night's Daily Show, Christopher Walken told Jon Stewart about his theory that Queens is full of retired cops who can dance. and Stewart laughed gamely ... for the second time.


No Take-Backs: Why Can't 'New Girl' Figure Out What It's Doing?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Marc Hirsh looks at the direction of the Fox comedy and wonders: why can't it leave well enough alone? Or, in fact, leave anything alone?


Last Chance: 'Raising Hope' Ends Its Run At The Right Time

Friday, April 04, 2014

Marc Hirsh looks at the series finale of the "goof machine" Raising Hope, and concludes that while some series hang around too long and some die prematurely, this exits at just the right moment.


Fix The Best New Artist Grammy: Dump It

Friday, January 24, 2014

Marc Hirsh argues that the Best New Artist award, the kids' table of the Grammys, ought to go the way of the dodo bird, for everyone's sake and everyone's sanity.


'Parks And Recreation': Good For Nerds, Good For America

Thursday, January 09, 2014

There aren't all that many shows on television that are nice to nerds. But Parks And Recreation embraces its grown-up enthusiasts, whether they're into board games, Game Of Thrones, or dressing like Batman.


Katy Perry And The New Rules Of Pop

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Marc Hirsh checks in with Katy Perry and the current requirements for pop stagecraft. It used to be that you didn't need big and splashy stage shows unless they suited you; that's no longer the case.


Nothing Personal, But I'm Not Reading Your 'Breaking Bad' Analysis

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Marc Hirsh explains why, even though he loves good television and good writing, he's ignoring the avalanche of Breaking Bad coverage until the show ends.


The Beach Boys' Perfect Imperfect Box Set

Thursday, August 29, 2013

The band's new box set, Made in California, has critic Marc Hirsh thinking again about a group whose legend never made sense to him.


Tweaks, Retooling, And When To Give Up: A Tale Of Two Singing Shows

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The Voice returns tonight with two new coaches, while The X Factor will return in the fall minus three familiar faces. But only one of the shows is in trouble.


It's Who You Know: Predicting How 'The Newsroom' Will Get Its Next Scoop

Sunday, August 26, 2012

On the eve of its first-season finale, some bold predictions about how the journalists on HBO's The Newsroom will lean on their fortuitously-placed friends and family for future stories.


Elvis Presley: 'Burning Love,' Revisited

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Viva Elvis' reinvention of a familiar hit is shockingly great, but also fundamentally true to the original.


Clarence Clemons, The Big Man In The E Street Band, Has Died

Sunday, June 19, 2011

He played the final minute of "Thunder Road," one the most transcendent moments in all rock n' roll.