Liz McKeon grew up in Queens and Long Island, dreaming of being the first female slugger for the Mets and intending to dance as a prima ballerina in the off seasons. She went to school in New Hampshire, where she was an English major and where she discovered the wonders of cable TV. She lives in Medford, Massachusetts and is the Assistant Editor of the publications that include International Finance & Treasury and Eurowatch. She neither dances, nor slugs.
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'Scrubs': There and Back AgainPrimed by recent coverage about Scrubs ‘ jump from NBC to ABC and the appearance of guest star Courtney Cox, I tuned in to last night’s season premiere ready to critique the new season’s inevitable alterations. What I found instead was . . . nothing. The show is back, like a familiar friend you haven’t seen in awhile who’s returned into your life and,... More
‘SNL’ and ‘RNC’: And Never The ‘Twain Shall Tweet?From: My Twitter feed, Sept. 3rd, 10:30 PM: It’s like they’re cheering for Bizarro Tina Fey. From: My Twitter feed, Sept. 13th, 11:33 PM: Did I call it? Bizarro Tina Fey! I knew as soon as VP candidate Sarah Palin walked out onto the RNC stage to make her speech that she was ripe for an SNL parody. And parody they did, in the cold open to their season... More
Olympic CompassionEarlier today, in China, two Americans competed in the Olympics semi-finals of the women’s 10m platform diving event. One, Haley Ishimatsu, is 15 years old. Haley finished in 14 th place, two spots out of contention for the final round, although she was officially the second diver in reserve for the finals. What this means is that, according to popular–nay, world... More
‘Last Comic Standing’ Goes Out with an Olympic-Sized BangThe fifth season finale of Last Comic Standing was an hour and a half of fluff, but enjoyable fluff. The producers went for an Olympics coverage homage/parody, with a liberal dash of last century’s variety shows mixed in. Mix well, add a pinch of stand-up from the last two finalists, a dash of presidential candidate humor, and we’ve got ourselves a nice little evening, boys and... More
'Farmer Wants a Wife': Vintage in a Bad WayThe CW aired the season finale of Farmer Wants a Wife last night, and I still haven’t figured it out. I’ve caught a couple of episodes over the last month or so, and each one had moments that made the feminist in me cringe, but then reeled it back in and provided a situational explanation. Or, more precisely, I was able to provide an explanation. Which, really,... More
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