Are "Haters" Valuable Critics? The Debate Over Trolls and Art

What happens when cartoonists take on their critics in comic form? Recently, the webcomic Zen Pencils raged against online critics—and received a comic about the value of negative feedback in reply. » 3/25/14 11:30am 3/25/14 11:30am

Precocious TV Critic Manages to Sit Still Long Enough to Review an…

If you’re lagging behind in your Doctor Who viewing, you might not want to watch diminutive television critic Lindalee Rose’s review of “The Bells of Saint John” episode because, at a mere four years old, Lindalee has not yet learned the concept of SPOILER ALERT. It’s okay — she has plenty of time to hone her critical … » 4/14/13 4:43pm 4/14/13 4:43pm

Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Book Critic Says The Books Critics Hate Are…

Locus interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Michael Dirda, who's been covering science fiction books for the Washington Post for 25 years. And he talks about the huge "breakout" books that he's had reservations about, but also admits that the critics are often wrong about the books that really matter: » 12/29/09 11:00am 12/29/09 11:00am

Stargate Universe Writer To Trolls: Stop Being Idiots

Only weeks after its successful launch, Stargate Universe has found itself criticized (even by us) for the show's treatment of female characters. But as the criticism gets uglier, one of the show's writers couldn't help but respond in kind. » 11/02/09 7:00am 11/02/09 7:00am