I do not normally have high expectations for the NBC network. The promo for their event series (“event series” is a story all in itself), The Slap, did nothing to change this. Read More What I Watched Last Night: NBC’s The Slap
Raise your hand if you’re mad as hell at the Supreme Court right about now. Yup, thought so. To find out who else you should be mad at this week, let’s take a look at the rest of the news. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is Drinking MRA Tears
Hannibal is not a show for everybody; it takes a particularly morbid person to love this show. I love this show. Bryan Fuller makes such beautiful shows. Hannibal is beautiful, but the darkest beauty one has ever known. I am over the moon that it is back on after teetering on the edge of one and done great shows like Firefly. Read More New Show Recap: Hannibal 2.01, “Kaiseki”
Good: Community returns Jan 2, 2014. Bad: Parks and Rec is on hiatus, sort of.
When will Ian get a plot line? Not this week! Read More New Show Recap: The Michael J. Fox Show, 1×04, “Hobbies”
It’s time to return to the improbably sized apartment for a family on their budget where Mike and family live. Watch for bubbles! Read More New Show Recap: The Michael J. Fox Show, 1×03, “Art”
NBC’s long-running sitcom The Office (available on Netflix Instant and Hulu Plus) ended earlier this year. Besides adding, “That’s what she said!” to the cultural lexicon, the show provided insight into just what it means to work in an office. . . especially if one is male (and preferably white and heterosexual). Erin Hannon (Ellie Kemper), a character added in Season 5, shows us in ways Pam, Jan, Kelly, Angela, and Phyllis cannot just what it means to be female. Read More The Problem of Repetition in The Office