Archive | May, 2012

Recap: SNL 5/19/12 – Mick Jagger with Foo Fighters, Arcade Fire, and Jeff Beck

I finally got a chance to catch up on what we all now know was Kristen Wiig’s final episode in her 7-season SNL career (cue the tears). Let’s dig in and see if her final showing was all we hoped it would be. Advertisements

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More Moynihan Please

As we say goodbye Season 37 of Saturday Night Live, we also lament the sadness that is Kristen Wiig’s exit from the show. However, now that we’ve all had a chance to process Wiig’s tearful goodbye last Saturday, I think it’s important for us to remember that the show still does have some extremely talented cast members that have not necessarily been given the opportunity to shine. One person in particular has stood out to me and I think giving him more screen time is long overdue. I’m talking, of course, about Bobby Moynihan.

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Drama Cancellations and the LOST Effect

As renewals come and fall schedules are unveiled, so also comes news of the shows that got the axe. There are those shows we always knew would get renewed, those shows that define television standards (and then there’s Two and a Half Men, but whatever), there are always some surprises (looking at you, Grimm), and then there are the cancelations. In 2011-12, we saw the too-soon end of a lot of shows I loved, mainly due to viewership.

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Why I Watched: Ugly Betty

Over the last two months, I watched the entirety of Ugly Betty on Instant Netflix. I watched it here and there while it was on, and after watching the entire series, I’m kicking myself daily for not watching this while it was still airing. Without a doubt, this is one of the most meaningful, funniest, and smartest shows I have ever watched.

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Recap: SNL 5/5/12 – Eli Manning with Rihanna

Once again, Eli Manning’s got a lot to live up to based on older brother Peyton Manning, who I’d consider to be the best athlete host yet (I mean, remember the United Way digital short?). Let’s see if Eli lives up to his brother’s standard.

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Back to the Dance Floor

Greetings blogosphere! it is I, the prodigal Chev. I have returned from the dark cosmos of a creative dry-spell with a short but sweet blurb about last week’s Glee.

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