Ed Robertson covers entertainment for print, online and broadcast media. He also ghostwrites and edits books (covering many genres), and hosts, produces and distributes a weekly radio program.
Forget about the music. In many respects, Cop Rock is Steven Bochco at his best.
As TV programming splinters to appeal to thinner slices of the audience, what replaces that communal experience?...
How the Bay Area inspired Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas and other pioneers to change movie history.
A rundown of the fall TV season, where "new" this year is relative. This piece was recognized for General Excellence by the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards.
Yes, when you think about it, 'Gilligan’s Island” is literature in the truest sense of the word. It is that simply because it has survived, despite the critics and despite the uppitiness of TV executives who thought they knew better. It has survived as literature, if light literature, in the minds of the people who matter, TV viewers.
Pulling a 'CSI.' Many try, few make it. Here's why.
It's a vastly different medium, so let debate rage
New film takes viewers inside the animation company that made going to work fun.
Brian Copeland finds humor while reliving the pain of isolation in Not a Genuine Black Man.
Fact is, they often do better than original shows