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

Networks should take a page from 'Hill Street Blues'

“Hill Street Blues” comes out on DVD so a whole new generation can get hooked.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 09:50 AM

It's not the season of the witch for WGN's 'Salem'

REVIEW: “Salem,” WGN America's first stab at an original drama, can't scare up many reasons to watch.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 11:31 AM

Coen brothers' 'Fargo' comes to television

The Coen brothers’ classic finally makes it to the small screen, but not without a few “uff da” moments.

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 12:53 PM

Review: 'Fargo' is true north, with a black-comic heart

How do you adapt Joel and Ethan Coen’s classic film “Fargo” without ending up with lutefisk all over your face? You don’t.

Updated: April 13, 2014, - 12:51 PM

It's back to 'Fargo,' don't ya know?; premiering Tuesday on FX

Premiering Tuesday on cable network FX, the series shares the sensibility of their 1996 Oscar winner, including the notion that our state is overpopulated by passive-aggressive rubes.

Updated: April 12, 2014, - 01:19 PM

A 'Turn' in Seth Numrich's fast-rising career

The Minnesota-bred actor, who made his name on Broadway, plays spy games in his first major TV role.

Updated: April 05, 2014, - 03:44 PM

Five great moments from 'How I Met Your Mother'

After nine seasons, “How I Met Your Mother” has been filled with plenty of legen — wait for it —...

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Neil Patrick Harris and company say goodbye to 'Mother'

The gang on “How I Met Your Mother” wraps up nine seasons of inventive comedy with a one-hour series finale Monday.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 12:52 PM

TV viewers mourn a death in 'The Good Wife' family

An unexpected — and fatal — twist has fans of TV’s “The Good Wife” in mourning after a popular character was killed off.

Updated: March 24, 2014, - 01:32 PM

'Growing up Fisher' and 'Surviving Jack' buck trend of dumb dads

J.K. Simmons and Christopher Meloni prove TV dads don’t always have to play dumb.

Updated: March 21, 2014, - 02:28 PM

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