“The thought occurs that in each of the Age of Television's three great contests over the Constitution, the rogues' gallery has never really changed. Those are proud and patriotic Republicans sitting over there.”
Originally published January 20, 1987
"My friends and I voted for Kennedy because his wife was good-looking. That was it! But I gained respect for him when he admitted he made a mistake with the Bay of Pigs. And then he handled the Cuban Missile Crisis well."
Originally published May 18, 2016
Netflix’s 'Shadow and Bone' is yet another dystopian series in which the fate of all mankind is in the hands of a teen girl
May 5, 2021
He mocks liberals who believe a funny conservative is dangerous, and yet this roly-poly marshmallow, who once shied away from television because of his girth, wants the world to know he stings
Originally published December 29, 1991
“Women — not all women, but significant numbers of them — are furious, not only at the way Hill was abused, but also at the failure of the men on the tribunal to grasp that the personal is political.”
Originally published October 29, 1991
“On Sunday, April 5, the Fox Broadcasting Company will launch its attack on the Big Three’s primetime programs. Is America ready for FBC? Is FBC ready for America?”
Originally published March 31, 1987
‘I was ready to attach a bayonet to a broomhandle and patrol the war-torn streets of Greenwich Village’
February 23, 2019
Marshall McLuhan said TV was a ‘cool’ medium. Wolcott’s criticism was always hot.
February 23, 2019
Twenty years ago, we welcomed “The Sopranos” into the world
January 11, 2019
The Voice weighed in on the sitcom in the Eighties and Nineties, asking, Is TV an electronic dollhouse for the masses?
September 27, 2018