I can help! Launching into established and long-running TV shows can be daunting, but I'm here to help you find the Housewives franchise that's best for you! You could take this quiz or that quiz on Buzzfeed to find out which housewife suits you. Or, Jezebel writer Madeleine Davies put together a really useful google doc that … Continue reading Interested in the Real Housewives but don’t know which franchise is for you?
Movies: We've got one local movie theater in town, where tickets are $10 and they only take cash. I maintain that a $10 ticket is prohibitively expensive, and any business that only takes cash isn't properly reporting their full earnings to the IRS. So long story short, I don't see movies in theaters very often. … Continue reading Currently Consuming
A belated update from August about what I'm currently listening to, reading, and watching!
Reading: I'm in the middle of The Paris Apartment by Michelle Gable, which in theory should get me excited for my upcoming vacation, but is really a study in the slow growth of hatred for a main character. She started off fine, but by page 185 I wanted to backhand her. Which is maybe the point, … Continue reading What I’m watching/reading/streaming this week
[This is part of my ongoing mission to clear my "drafts" box, which currently has 20+ blog post drafts in various degrees of completion. Half of this was composed in November, and the rest was finished in March.] As a post on the blog Villainness observed about The Fall, "Never before has a show had so many … Continue reading ‘Cause Stella Said So: Top 10 Stella Gibson Moments
I like Noah Hawley. His shows are beautiful and interesting and I'm excited he's creating television. I really enjoy Fargo (especially season 2), and I'm intrigued enough to keep watching Legion. When I saw that there was an interview between Noah Hawley and Andy Greenwald on The Watch podcast feed, I was excited. I made sure to catch … Continue reading Fatness and Other
Like many people, the saturated market of superhero franchises on TV and movies has all but turned me off of the genre. In particular, I object to the way that in these worlds superheroes are allowed to subvert criminal justice systems--as broken as they are--to commit vigilante violence. I'm no expert but I think in … Continue reading A Superhero Show I Can Get Behind: Sweet/Vicious