This is a wonderful essay/review of two TV shows I have watched and enjoyed for the very different reasons this author lists here.
Jesus, 'Daniel,' and 'Earl'
by Donovan Jacobs
It's no surprise that a range of conservative Christian organizations and commentators criticized NBC's recent TV series The Book of Daniel, canceled this week by the network, which blamed low ratings around the country. Between the title character - a pill-popping Episcopal priest who regularly talks to a vision of Jesus - his gay son, pot-dealing daughter, and martini-swilling wife, the show featured enough hot-button topics to rile up virtually anyone on the Religious Right. (Read more)