Critics

Peter Dobrin – Philadelphia Inquirer Arts and Culture Critic

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

Peter Dobrin brings a sophisticated and wide music appreciation and knowledge and almost twenty years experience on the local scene as the Arts and Culture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He also blogs on news from the local to international arts scene at Phillynews.com. We recently caught up with him.  Where are you from? Born [...]

Ellen Gray – Television Critic For The Philadelphia Daily News (Part 2)

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Have you been to the Emmy Awards ceremony? Sorry, but I watch the Emmys in my office here, typing a mile a minute in hope of finishing by deadline, which is usually shortly after the show ends. The Oscars are even worse. We do get pizza, though. I did attend the People’s Choice Awards on [...]

Ellen Gray – Television Critic For The Philadelphia Daily News (Part 1)

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Ellen GrayHow long have you been doing television criticism? I’ve been on the TV beat since April 1994, but for the first two years, I was technically considered a beat writer, not a critic or columnist. After my writing had gradually evolved in that direction, they gave me a column sometime in 1996, I think. [...]