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An Interview with Greg Asimakoupoulos
Greg talks about his new book, Sunday Rhymes & Reasons.
July 8, 2009
An Interview with Dear Jon
Upon release of his first book.
July 21, 2008
Tales of Profundity: Life on Mars
Comic
October 20, 2007
Tales of Profundity: The Power of Prayer
Comic
September 24, 2007
Kurt Vonnegut Remembered
Farewell to a true original.
April 16, 2007
Coping with Reality TV
Reversing the downward spiral of unscripted television.
January 30, 2005
Back from Hiatus
Four new shows bring much-needed variety to television drama.
October 31, 2004
Honoring the Fallen in Past and Present Wars
The World War II Memorial, Nightline, and finding the time to remember.
May 4, 2004
Wyntonism and 'The Magic Hour'
How Wynton Marsalis’ latest album fits his philosophy of presenting jazz.
March 29, 2004
Internet Campaigning 2004
Evaluating the official websites of the top presidential candidates.
February 3, 2004
Classical Currents: An Interview with Jonathan D. Kramer
A discussion of the state of classical music in America and contemporary composition.
January 9, 2004
The Third Annual State of The Partial Observer Address
Transcript from the Third Anniversary Gala.
November 8, 2003
Good Mob, Bad Mob
The art of the flash mob: an amusing concept easily ruined.
September 24, 2003
Season Finale
The conclusion of 'Program Notes'
May 16, 2003
The 'Masterpiece Theatre' of Reality TV
'Manor House' on PBS brings class to the genre.
May 2, 2003
National Turn-Off-Your-TV Week
A belated notice.
April 25, 2003
Channel Hopping
CNN, 'Watching Ellie,' '24' and more.
April 18, 2003
The Destiny of Michael Essany
Young host pursues late night talk show dream.
April 11, 2003
Musical Revival Needs More Than Just... Revival
The old song and dance could use a new tune.
April 4, 2003
Sand, Smoke, and Fog
Unprecedented coverage provides captivating images, incomplete picture.
March 28, 2003
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Author Bio:  Mark D. Johnson
Mark D. Johnson is the founder, editor, and webmaster of The Partial Observer. He wrote commentary on the television industry for the PO during the 2002-03 season. He was once an active jazz musician, but kept his day job, and now observes the world primarily from his home in Virginia, where he lives with his wife Laurel and newborn son Lukas. A native of Jamestown, New York, he has also lived in Chicago and St. Paul.

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February 27, 2001
Good Mob, Bad Mob
The art of the flash mob: an amusing concept easily ruined.
September 24, 2003
Classical Currents: An Interview with Jonathan D. Kramer
A discussion of the state of classical music in America and contemporary composition.
January 9, 2004
Pizza Hut Goes Deep
Chicago-style pizza is finally available nationwide. But is it authentic?
October 1, 2002
The Destiny of Michael Essany
Young host pursues late night talk show dream.
April 11, 2003

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