Neal Justin

Columnist/Reporter | Media
Phone: 612-673-7431
Neal Justin is the TV and radio critic for the Star Tribune. He previously covered music and nightlife for the paper. He is heavily involved in the Strib’s college internship program and is the co-founder of JCamp, a non-profit organization designed to inspire the country’s most passionate high school journalists. Neal grew up in Mason City, Iowa, and graduated from Northwestern University. From 1991-93, he covered crime and regional news for the Rockford Register Star. Some of Neal’s favorite interviews over the years include Bruce Springsteen, David Letterman, Miley Cyrus, Paul McCartney, Mindy Kaling and Jimmy Kimmel.

Recent content from Neal Justin

Review of 'Downton Abbey' season four: Life goes on after Matthew

REVIEW: Lady Edith and Mrs. Hughes take the spotlight in a fast-paced new season.

Updated: January 05, 2014, - 06:35 AM

Harmon, McHale and Rash talk new season of 'Community'

Dan Harmon returns, which means “Community” is once again majoring in madness.

Updated: December 27, 2013, - 02:07 PM

TV's top surprises of 2013: Josh Charles, 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' Ricky Gervais and more

It’s that time of the season when I’m supposed to reveal my favorite programs of the year. There’s just one problem: I’m not qualified.

Updated: December 20, 2013, - 02:42 PM

Look who's singing, too: More TV musicals

More live TV musicals? Here are some ideas to build on the success of NBC's “Sound of Music.” What are your ideas?

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 06:00 PM

'Mob City': The making of a dark and stormy noir

Inspired by vintage B-movies, director Frank Darabont brings 1940s Los Angeles to vivid life in a miniseries premiering Wednesday.

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 04:20 PM

'Mob City' is the stuff dreams are made of

REVIEW: Frank Darabont, the director of “Shawshank Redemption” and creator of “Walking Dead” once again re-creates an authentic mood on screen.

Updated: December 04, 2013, - 04:20 PM

They're blinding us with science: 'Mythbusters' comes to the stage

The duo behind Discovery’s “Mythbusters” show brings its act to Minneapolis this week.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 04:18 PM

Not-so-strange bedfellows of Amazon's 'Alpha House'

“Doonesbury” cartoonist Garry Trudeau pulls his punches in the political comedy “Alpha House,” the debut series from the online retailer.

Updated: November 22, 2013, - 03:16 PM

"Doctor Who” celebrates its 50th anniversary

“Doctor Who” turns 50 this weekend, and fans are planning an out-of-this-world party.

Updated: November 22, 2013, - 01:25 PM

Tyson takes off the gloves in new HBO documentary

In a one-man show on HBO, Iron Mike Tyson confronts his most formidable foe: his own past.

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 05:32 PM

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