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Emily Nussbaum

The New Yorker

Emily Nussbaum is a television critic for The New Yorker. She's written for New York, The New York Times, Slate, and Lingua Franca.

Emily Nussbaum appears in the following:

Television Without Pity

Friday, April 04, 2014

Television Without Pity began as a Dawson’s Creek fan site in the late 90s, and was bought by NBC Universal in 2007. Now NBC Universal is shutting down the site, and the forums it spawned. Brooke speaks with Emily Nussbaum, the New Yorker’s television critic, who came to TWOP early and then stayed and stayed. 

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American Icons: I Love Lucy

Friday, March 28, 2014

It set the model for the hit family sitcom. Lucy's weekly antics and humiliation entered the DNA of TV comedy: from Desperate Housewives to 30 Rock — writers can’t live without Lucy.

Bonus Track: Mindy Kaling Hearts Ricky

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A Slew of Cooking Shows on Television

Friday, April 12, 2013

Emily Nussbaum, television critic for The New Yorker, talks about the variety of cooking shows on television—from Julia Child’s stand and stir style to the intense competitions on "Hell’s Kitchen" and "Top Chef." Her article "To Stir, With Love" appeared in the April 8, 2013, issue of The New Yorker.

What's your favorite cooking show, past or present?

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American Icons: I Love Lucy

Friday, November 09, 2012

It set the model for the hit family sitcom. Lucy's weekly antics and humiliation entered the DNA of TV comedy: from Desperate Housewives to 30 Rock – writers can’t live without Lucy.

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American Icons: I Love Lucy

Friday, August 05, 2011

It set the model for the hit family sitcom. Lucy's weekly antics and humiliation entered the DNA of TV comedy: from Desperate Housewives to 30 Rock – writers can’t live without Lucy.

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