This week we talked about the overwhelming whiteness of Hollywood award season and honored Martin Luther King Jr.
It was a holiday weekend here in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean we all just hung out and barbecued all weekend chanting, U-S-A, U-S-A. Some of us did that and plenty more!
How was your weekend? This past week was a busy one for social activism.
My wife and I pulled out one of our annual Halloween rituals recently: we watched The Rocky Horror Picture Show. We both love the movie, and by love, I mean we will do the call backs and throw popcorn even if it’s just the two of us. We started talking about who we would cast if we were to remake the movie today. VH1 had a celebrity-filled 25th Anniversary Special and that was kind of our jumping off point. I started tweeting who I thought would make awesome choices. Read More 39 Years Later: Recasting “Rocky Horror” For A New Generation
Most 30-minute sitcoms out there have become less sitcom-my. They are rarely taped on a soundstage, in front of an audience. They pretty regularly leave the set when the plot calls for it. Examples that come to mind are 30 Rock, The Office, or It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. While the main set (or sets) ground the series, it’s often refreshing when the cast takes a trip outside for a change in scenery. Read More Community: A Night Out With Your Crazy Friends