Tag: comedy

  • Let’s try this weekly recap thing

    You’ve probably noticed that I haven’t been blogging as much these days. Or maybe you haven’t noticed because you’re one of the many people who doesn’t read blogs that much anymore. Which is no big deal. Internet culture changes fast, and it’s an internet creator’s job to keep up with it. So that’s why most […]

  • Do You Suffer From Limerence? You Are Not Alone

    It was a dark, cold, sleepless February night upon which I found myself clicking through a black hole of Recommended Articles on various clickbaity websites. I don’t even remember what random Facebook share began this vortex. But I remember happening upon a snippet that said if you still get sad feels about a romantic rejection […]

  • The Unauthorized Review of The Unauthorized Full House Story

    I totally didn’t mean to take the summer off from blogging. Life got busy, and when I did have time to write, I picked novel-drafting over blogging. But, the comedy gods have summoned me back to my blog with a cheesy TV movie about a cheesy TV show from my childhood. I’ll be doing a “first impressions” […]

  • The Librarians: My Sunday Nights Are Booked

    The Librarians premiered on TNT last night. It’s a spin-off of The Librarian, a series of TV movies that TNT launched ten years ago. I’ve seen and enjoyed all the movies, and I think I may like the new show even better. Whether or not you should watch this series depends entirely on your psychological response […]

  • Social media guilt: Speculation on the fall of Selfie

    Selfie, the ABC sitcom remake of My Fair Lady starring Amy Pond as Eliza Doolittle and Mister Sulu II as Henry Higgins, has already been canceled. I’m sad to see it go, because I feel like it never got a chance to meet its full potential. I’m not going to pretend to know why it’s being canceled. […]

  • Cindy: The Kardashians Meet The Addams Family at Disneyworld

    So, I got an email the other day that began thusly: Larry Wilson here. I co-wrote and co-produced Beetlejuice, co-wrote The Addams Family, wrote and directed for six seasons of Tales from the Crypt. “Sure you did,” I thought. I found you through your blog’s review of The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy “Okay,” […]

  • Peter and Wendy: Millennials in Neverland

    I’ve seen the first four episodes of The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy, and I have no idea what to make of it. It’s a lot of fun. I’m just not sure what it is yet. Here’s the description from the webseries’ official site: Everyone has to grow up, right?  Well, not if Peter […]

  • Thug Notes Be All Up In Y’alls Librizzle. Word.

    Yo. This here Sparky Sweets, PhD. Join me as I drop some of da illest classical literature summary and analysis that yo ass ever heard. Educate yo self, son. ~ Thug Notes Facebook Page Gentle readers, this week it is my pleasure to introduce to you a charming and insightful program devoted to bringing classic literature […]

  • The Great Mosby: How I Met Your Mother Finale Feels

    SPOILER WARNING. This is all about the series finale of How I Met Your Mother. Which aired a week ago. It’s taken me this long to process it enough to write a coherent blog post. If you haven’t seen the finale and want to see it unspoiled, DO NOT read further. Here’s another nice article I wrote […]

  • Why Amy Santiago is my favorite Latina character on TV

    “You’re all…articulate. And smart.” “So are you! Wait, why does that sound like an insult?” ~ Rosa Diaz and Amy Santiago, Brooklyn Nine-Nine A couple weeks ago I delivered a rant about how most Latina characters on TV tend to fall into a few basic stereotypes: maids, immigrants or the daughters of immigrants, from the […]