We’ve all sensed that Community is missing a piece of itself, and it is true that most people aren’t really able to put what’s missing into words. The Onion A.V. Club argued that Community is just getting older like any sitcom, and needs to rehash older ideas and rely on rebuilt jokes as new content becomes slim. This is a valid point, but one that misses an important detail: Community’s history of conceptual acuity. Continue reading
Surprises come in strange packages. Sometimes you think it isn’t worth watching a show based on the subject. After all, most people wouldn’t watch a show about something they’re not interested in. But history has showed, time and time again, that the more people broaden their horizons, the more they find happy surprises. A perfect example is the BBC juggernaut Top Gear.
There is nothing I love more than well dressed queens in shit tons of makeup causing drama and being fierce. The Snatch Game is a take on the 60s game show “Match Game,” where contestants have to match answers with celebrities to win, and do so with hilarious results. The Snatch Game is a rite of passage. The girls who make it to Snatch Game have to bring the laughs and be a real caricature of a public figure, or face the chop. The girls get READ during Snatch Game. There is no surviving it.
Is anyone else noticing less and less happening in each Walking Dead episode?
The Oscars are on right now, and here are some things you can do instead.
I don’t know why people thought Community was so tragic tonight. I know it wasn’t that great, but people need to start looking at season for as its own monster instead of holding it to the old standard. You can’t always expect to do your job the same way when you have a new boss. New regimes mean new changes, and those of us who watch Community need to go into it with a fresh perspective and an open mind.
Kurt would have been 46 today. To celebrate a little bit of devilish drugged out weird, here is Kurt Cobain in a dress on Headbanger’s Ball way too many years ago.
Rest in peace. We miss Nirvana hard, man.
You think you know what something is, and then you realize you were wrong all along.
The current cyclical release standard of television shows is becoming obsolete. More and more people are signing up for services like Netflix and Hulu Plus to watch entire multi-season runs of shows all in a few sittings. Online streaming sites are showing full seasons of shows from servers located across the world. Bittorrent sites offer shows in single season or multi-season torrent packs. These methods of television consumption are becoming preferable now. The only question is, can the entertainment industry keep up?
Poor people are what make America great. Poor people are the best schemers, toughest fighters, and craziest drunks in the country; nay, the world. There is no show that capitalizes on the hilarious antics of poor people like Shameless. The Gallaghers are like the MacGyvers of poverty, only instead of turning paperclips and gum into small arms, they turn crappy situations into extremely funny crappy situations.