I heard you like lists?
It’s the very last day of 2016, which means I have a moral obligation to dust off the old blog and create a list. It’s a good time to post something since I took a break from writing this year and plan to get back into it. Waiting for a completely arbitrary calendar flip is a poor way to create good habits but you didn’t come here to read that. You came here for lists!Read More
Last Friday, Jimmy Kimmel on Jimmy Kimmel Live decided to do a segment on YouTube Gaming, the brand new game streaming service by YouTube meant to compete with Twitch.Read More
The eighth and final season of The Practice is the type of season all TV shows fear: retooling. The actors in them know death is imminent. Some actors know it’s much sooner as they never actually make it to that season. It has happened to many shows, from Scrubs to Community, for various reasons. Creator and producer David E. Kelly fired the majority of the main cast without much explanation given on the show (the real reason was budget cutting as that final season was kind of a gift). Even while a story carries from the previous season to the final, everyone else is just gone with not much of a hoot why. But it’s okay. They brought in James Spader.Read More
I was first thinking about doing an episode by episode review of True Detective upon completing the first episode review. It seemed to make sense and what a lot were doing. Then I recognized, through reviews of episode two, it was pointless.
Even this is sort of pointless.Read More
You ever watch something and know it’s absolutely awful thematically, tonally and morally but you still enjoy it?Read More
My fellow progressives and liberals: In 2015, how ’bout way less outrage & “I can’t even” and WAY more laughing & counter-punching?
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) January 12, 2015
Patton Oswalt is one of the good guys.Read More
Being North American (Canadian), my experience is limited to who experiences more prevalent to what is common with western culture. That said, I have never met an atheist who was once Buddhist or Muslim. I have only met Atheists who came up from a Judeo-Christian background or lived through a Judeo-Christian environment. Hence the west. I’m sure they exist but this is only coming from this perspective.Read More