Articles and Essays

Top TV Couples of 2019, by Robert and Robin Franson Pruter

Top TV Couples of 2019, by Robert and Robin Franson Pruter

Six TV couples that stood out in 2019.

PCR’s Television Wish List for 2020

PCR’s Television Wish List for 2020

Nine television wishes I have for the upcoming year

And Then There Were None (2005 Video Game); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

And Then There Were None (2005 Video Game); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Christie’s mystery elevates point-and-click adventure game.

Thoughts on Cripping Up; Essay by Robin Franson Pruter

Thoughts on Cripping Up; Essay by Robin Franson Pruter

A few of my thoughts on the complex topic of “cripping up.”

Does The Royals Need to Go Away?

Does The Royals Need to Go Away?

Sexual misconduct on screen and off may have irrevocably compromised E!’s mindless romp of soapy fun.

PCR’s Television Wish List for 2017

PCR’s Television Wish List for 2017

Ten television wishes I have for the upcoming year

Spiritual Darkness: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen

Spiritual Darkness: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen’s music is filled with the endless quest to find meaning in the darkness of existence.

Tonight We Are All Cubs Fans

Tonight We Are All Cubs Fans

I confess to being uninterested in most sports. Actually, “contemptuous” would be a more accurate word. I crave narrative, not competition, when it comes to entertainment. My mother is the true sports fan in the family, and she’s always supported the White Sox. So, due to her influence, I am nominally a White Sox fan (even though […]

A Few Words About Shelley Fabares, by Bill Wolfe

A Few Words About Shelley Fabares, by Bill Wolfe

An examination of the nearly-60-year career of Shelley Fabares.