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Welcome to Unclebarky.com! Its proprietor is Ed Bark, who had a 26-year run as TV critic at The Dallas Morning News before leaving the paper in fall 2006. Here you'll find national TV reviews and stories, plus up-close looks at Dallas-Fort Worth TV, including local news coverage. Also, be sure to check out the Above the Fold Blog, where you'll get quick reactions to the latest happenings on home screens. And if you're new to the site, by all means look first at the Why I'm Here section.

Ed is a University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, with a masters degree in journalism. He's a past president of the national Television Critics Association, and in 2004 was honored with his alma mater's Distinguished Alumni Award. From 1995-2002, he was one of two TV critics on the 15-member national Peabody Awards board, which honors outstanding programming in television and radio. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1967-70 and was honorably discharged as a corporal. He is a native of Racine, Wis., and graduate of St. Catherine High School. He prizes integrity above all else.