There is a little bit of everything in Tim Goodman's "Bastard Machine." The Hollywood Reporter's TV critic moves deftly between reviews, opinion pieces, and news, never missing a beat, and never losing his unique voice. Among all that Goodman does well, our favorite element of his blog has to be his "Power Rankings."
His pithy blurbs get straight to the point as he weighs in on why some shows have captured our imagination, at least for this week. We'd tell you more, but the man who is behind a series entitled "Shortest Reviews Ever" might be ill-served by anything but brevity.