Archive | April, 2012

Pilot Review: Veep

There’s no doubt that Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the lead in a comedy about as a less-than-perfect Vice President of the United States and her not-so-put-together staff would be interesting to watch. What I did not expect going into the pilot was how smart it was. From one episode alone, I was enraptured by the incredibly sharp and biting wit in the writing. Pair that with the likes of Upright Citizen Brigade’s Matt Walsh and Arrested Development’s Tony Hale, and you’ve got yourself a downright fantastic workplace sitcom.

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It’s like Girls is trying to wink at me, and I don’t want to wink back.

By now, you’ve probably heard that HBO’s new sweetheart show, Girls, was not well-received by the general public, for a variety of reasons. The pilot was ripped apart as a meaningless attempt to capture the voice of a generation lost in the present, complete with a side of casual accepted racism. I thought I’d wait it out and see the second episode before I made my statement, and, well, here we are. This is a post about how this show is trying to say that I’m “one of the ladies” and I am saying that I am definitely not one of the Girls.

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Why I Watched: LOST

I know I’m kind of late to the party in terms of joining the LOST fandom. But in the past few months, I have caught up on the series and have seen precisely why people are so in love with this show. After finished the finale, I seem to be caught in a temporary daze and I felt that maybe writing out my feelings might possibly appease my broken heart. So without further ado, let me explain to you once and for all why I will always be LOST.

**no spoilers contained in this post**

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Recap: SNL 4/15/12 – Josh Brolin with Gotye

Cold Open: Jason Sudeikis and Andy Samberg sit in a bar as Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, celebrating Mitt’s inevitable nomination for president, and decide to go all out—by having a napkin and chocolate shake, of course. Slowly all the other former Republican frontrunners stop by, and I thought it was a fun idea for […]

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American Idol- The Magnificent 7

Guys, I’m baaaaaaack! Sorry for taking SUCH a long hiatus with the Idol blog, I forgot how busy spring semester is for the college student. However, I am back and in FULL SWING and ready to finish up this Idol season with my expert criticisms and praises. We have endured week after week of cuts […]

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