For the month of May, let us refrain from negative criticisms. Instead, let's focus on the positive and #SpreadTheLove.
I have loved a lot of television shows over the years. Stone cold classics like The Wire, Breaking Bad and Mad Men; cultishly beloved comedies like Arrested Development and Community (yay for a 4th season! #sixseasonsandamovie; nay for no Dan Harmon!); and plenty of other shows that are less officially cool but still had compelling characters, … Continue reading House M.D. Finale
Tonight, the 'classic' show Fear Factor returns to NBC. This is probably where you would expect me to talk about how terrible this show is, how it represents the nadir of American television, the moment when "Reality TV" took its steepest dive and forever drenched our lives with shit and stupidity. Au contraire. There are … Continue reading Fear Factor Returns
If you know me (or read this blog at all regularly), you know I love the show, 'House M.D.' I am also an unabashed fan of the star of that show, Hugh Laurie. His comedic work in 'A Bit of Fry and Laurie' and 'Blackadder' as well as his novel "The Gun Seller" (which I … Continue reading Band From TV
Vote! "Needless to say I have some unusual habits, yet all these socially acceptable people can't wait to pick up hammers and smash their food to bits. Normal people are so hostile." ~ Dexter Morgan Dexter Morgan. Nancy Botwin. Walter White. Dr. Gregory House. Television right now is a wonderful place for terrible people. Has … Continue reading The Best of the Worst: The Television Anti-Hero
Ninety percent of life is context and you’re always out of it
Two recent events are at the heart of this post. First off, as I am recently transplanted to Chicago and jobless, I have some time on my hands in the daytime. I have been known to flip through the channels on a television when I'm bored (for you younger readers, a television, or 'TV', is … Continue reading Better pray for your sins cos the Gay Messiah’s coming