Selfie, Or What We Want From Zeitgeisty Sitcoms

The Cho Who Waited

 

Several real people I know and are not made up and just go with it man c’mon have recently said derisive things about ABC’s upcoming sitcom Selfie. Mostly their issues center on the commercials looking terribleHowever,  if we judged everything by commercials, the world would be an even more terrible place deserving an even more cataclysmic doom than it already has in the pipes. Also, I think these concerns are overblown simply because Karen Gillan and John Cho’s faces are plastered on many signs and in many subway stations. Other new sitcoms are not receiving their fair share of ire because they are not omnipresent. Please look past the ubiquity. Selfie is a great fun show. Or it could be. I have only seen one episode. And it was fine!

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2013 Is One And The Same. 2013 Is Useful And Strange: Top 20 – 11 Albums Of 2013

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Like my good friend Ryan Lewis says, “Like the ceiling can’t hold us!” How about we keep this good time train rollin’!

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“2013 Is Dying.” “Is It Blissful?” “It’s Like A Dream.” “I Want To Dream.”: Top 30-21 Albums of 2013

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Another year, another year’s worth of albums, another set of opinions about them! Geez louise, how the time flies. I remember last December (March, lol, check the timestamp) writing weird things about Miguel. This year? He kicked someone in the face on TV and I am really deep into Doctor Who. WHAT ELSE CAN CHANGE IN A YEAR? As always, this list is merely an example of now and how I feel about music at this point (For example, I just got the Pure Bathing Culture record. No way I can include that at this point, even thought it is great). On the other hand, this list is the most authoritative and considered in all of human history, so pay some freaking respect. I kid, I kid.Let’s get down to it!

Wait, just kidding! For the first part of this, I am not going to put numbers on these. NO ORDER. Chaos! These are ten great albums and probably fit somehow into a 30-21 designation, but to heck with standard expectations.

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The Esquire Network? OK!

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 If you were starting a television network from scratch, what kind of stuff would you program? Me? Well, just getting some ideas rollin’ here, but I would probably start off with a solid block of infomercials – gotta pay the bills. Then, at 9AM we would start a daily eight-hour block of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, arranging the replay schedule so seasons two and three would play much more frequently than seasons one, four, five, six, and seven. At 5PM, there would be some sort of travelogue show where Victor Cruz of the New York Giants and I just go on dope trips. Next, a fifteen-minute version of Jeopardy that cuts out all the bullshit. Probably some syndicated TV eps in there too (Only the good seasons though!) Then, a “classic” ep of the Victor Cruz/ Me travelogue show. Prime time would be some scripted drama adapted from a Scandanavian scripted drama. Late night is a free-form Zooey Deschanel talk show followed by a free-form Eli Manning talk show that is like Comics Unleashed, but with Eli Manning, Iman Shumpert, and John Mulaney. They have a lot of opinions that they need to get out there. Back to the infomercials after that! Alas, I do not have a television network. Esquire Magazine does, thought. And they have decided to air three shows. Continue reading

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A Note On Watching Football

Do not watch football in a cave. Continue reading

What You Watching? April 2013

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For a web log that was originally supposed to be detailed and thorough reviews of romantic comedies, I have not written about a television show or a movie in over two years. To correct this, let us discuss some great things you can watch on television or the internet or wherever RIGHT NOW. Today we will discuss the wonderful Awkward., the hilarious Nathan For You, and the mind-exploding Primer.

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