” Jimmy Kimmel still comes across like a guy who crashed a party and got caught at it, yet adamantly refuses to leave. “


” Late-night television is like the cereal aisle in the supermarket: too many choices. Also, too many ‘different’ brands that really aren’t different at all. “


” For those who don’t like Dave Letterman, there’s Jay Leno, and for those who like neither, there’s Craig Ferguson, and if you’re still feeling undertained, there’s George Lopez and Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel and – let’s see, did we leave out a Jimmy? “


” The once inviolate frame within which programs or commercials were displayed on television – always separately – has been violated to a pulp. Program content is seen increasingly as a mere backdrop on which ads are posted like billboards on a fence. “


” Perhaps Western civilization is in a post-decline phase, or maybe the decline is just taking a really long time, like the Roman Empire’s did. The Romans had gladiators and Christian-hungry lions and that sort of thing. We have MTV. “


” Like sugar and, oh – let’s say the most tabloidy and gossipy reality television programs – credit is, for millions, genuinely addictive. “



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Jimmy Kimmel still comes across like a guy who crashed a party and got caught at it, yet adamantly refuses to leave.
Late-night television is like the cereal aisle in the supermarket: too many choices. Also, too many


For those who don
The once inviolate frame within which programs or commercials were displayed on television - always separately - has been violated to a pulp. Program content is seen increasingly as a mere backdrop on which ads are posted like billboards on a fence.
Perhaps Western civilization is in a post-decline phase, or maybe the decline is just taking a really long time, like the Roman Empire
Like sugar and, oh - let
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