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The Modern Misconception

The Modern Misconception

By Bella Levaggi

June 1, 2013

When ABC’s “Modern Family” came on the air in 2009, it was hailed by many, including myself, as both hilarious and a pioneer of sorts. Chronicling the “modern” American family, the program documents the lives of grumpy patriarch Jay Pritchett (Ed O’Neil) and his younger Columbian wife, Gloria...

Emmy-winning “Modern Family” begins a sucessful third season

Emmy-winning “Modern Family” begins a sucessful third season

By Aaron Newman

October 1, 2011

When I first saw an episode of ABC’s “Modern Family,” I was pleasantly surprised by the show’s candid and spot-on humor. It was gratifying to see a sitcom that could so accurately pick apart family relationships, especially with characters that on the surface seem like caricatures, but prove ...