Screenwriter John August recently spoke about the costs of HBO. By recently I mean April 9th. He is primarily addressing the costs of HBO* and premium channels. John (ahhh yes, as if I know him from reading his blog) makes the following comment: Consumers have an artificially low expectation of … Continue Reading Streaming Into the Future
HBO has debuted a new series called Girls from Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow. So far, the show seems to be full of awkward humor and fairly upfront sex scenes. I happen to feel that much of the time, this is a lazy grab for attention via controversy. Girls feels … Continue Reading GIRLS! Incognito!
Thank you, Jon Stewart.
When does Corey Booker run for President?! And while I am glad Obama and everyone is standing up for Ann Romney…can Republicans really believe Hilary Rosen’s comments are in the same league as personhood amendments, forcing women to get ultrasounds, allowing doctors to lie to their patients(there is a terrific … Continue Reading Seriously Now…
So, last weekend, HBO aired the premier of Game Change. A very loose adaption of the book Game Change by Mark Halperin and JohnHeilmann, but highly entertaining. The main focus of the book was the Democratic primary (specifically the race between Clinton and Obama).* The film was the chronicles of … Continue Reading Changing the Game
But it is totally different when WE do it.
One of the interesting little things included with the first season of the Muppet Show DVD set is the pilot episode. I use the work interesting because, well, most of it’s value is historical. This is not to say it is entirely devoid of entertainment… but it certainly feels more … Continue Reading It’s (Almost) the Muppet Show Tonight
I mean, is it really a surprise? Didn’t the people at Fox see the first Muppet Movie? With the evil Doc Hopper frog legs guy? Even more insidious is that we now look back and realize the guy was actually a small business man… the Muppets hate the job creators!!!! I plan … Continue Reading Charles Durning Was the Good Guy
Really, I should not be surprised…I should just be happy that NBC did not shelve Community sooner. Really, they have everything going against it. Quirky characters. Mind you, not the Hollywood Quirky. The show plpays with stereotypes and enjoys flipping them on their head. Troy, for example, was a high … Continue Reading Yeah, That Makes Sense
It is like I said on Twitter…I do not care if you cure cancer. If you also covered for a child rapist? *That* is your legacy. Penn State Riots, posted with vodpod