Posts Tagged ‘Bones’

This Week in WCP Arts: Modern Dance, Follies, and Maybach Music

Amanda Abrams leads this week's arts section with an argument about the state of D.C.'s modern dance scene: It sucks. But it doesn't have to! Mike Madden and I riff on the TV show Bones' shamefully misguided conceptions of D.C.—even though it takes place there. Trey Graham gushes—well, somewhat skeptically—about the much-anticipated Kennedy Center production of [...]


The characters in Bones, Fox’s slightly annoying comedic twist on the forensic-procedural genre, work at the fictional Jefferson Institute, where they’ve been examining human remains and solving grisly murders for six seasons running. Theirs is a genre that trades in slightly heightened realism, but it turns out the Washington that Bones inhabits is quite fictional [...]