We’re at Season Three already. How time flies! Speaking of time, there’s time travel. Speaking of time travel, something also science-fictiony is alternate dimensions. I learned in the movie Coherence that different versions of reality can still, temporally and spatially, interchange (or interfere) with each other. That means at any given time, there are infinite […]Read more "Season 3, Episode 1: “Old Friends”, Or The One With the Alternate Dimension"
Well, it’s always nice to see tv writers tryout some new things. Sitcoms can start to feel stagnant, and it’s always nice to take a risk on some new developments. For writers, it’s a creative exercise that is necessary to continue to challenge themselves in the realm of creativity. And ultimately, television is the most […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 26; “Empty Nests” or An Abomination of Television"
When I arrived at Bayside High on that fateful day, before I got a boner for Kelly Kapowski, before I got a secret boner for Zack Morris, I had a story. A secret story. My cover was that I was a military brat, and no one questioned why my father was white. But it […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 21;”Dorothy’s Prized Pupil”, the Childhood Memoir of Alfred Clifford Slater"
If I knew more about the bible, I’d maybe be able to find a passage that mirrors the vignettes in this episodes. It seems as if it should teach us a lesson, like the three animals in Anti-Christ, a movie I love to bring up often in normal conversation. The episode revolves around cakes, and […]Read more "Season 2 Episode 25; “A Piece of Cake”, The Grump, The Fool & The Whore"
exists, and it’s called Out on the Lanai. I wish I had the ability to do a podcast, but I can’t find anyone who would do it with me. Sigh. Guess I am just a Frieda Claxton.Read more "A Golden Girls Podcast"
So yea when I got on the Miami beat I figured hey, how hard could it be, stopping robbers from taking little old ladies’ pocketbooks. [takes drag of cigar from side of mouth]. But then just my luck, bona-fide jewel thieves show up. There was only one way to get ‘em- and that meant makin’ […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 24: “To Catch a Neighbor” as reviewed by a gruff, seen-it-all before detective"
Growing up, I imagined my daughter Kate as a TEENAGER FROM MARS. I mean, my time as a teenager was so different. I never understood her need to hang out at the record store or all the time she and her friends wanted to talk on the phone. Then she comes along one day to […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 23; “Son-In-Law Dearest” as Told By Titles of Misfits Songs"
Romance is a falsehood, only pain and suffering provides us with the human experience. However, the mother stares grimly at the daughter, a grown woman enveloped in the stink of her own loneliness. The mother offers her a metaphorical teat: she is trying to purchase a date for her daughter to the big banquet. […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 22; “Diamond In the Rough” as Reviewed By Lars Von Trier"
Headlines From the aforementioned Ladymag : Unpopular Opinion: I’m Getting Plastic Surgery Because I Don’t Want to Look Old and Horrible Like My Haggard Best Friends It Happened To Me: I Went to My Sorority Reunion And I Wasn’t the Center of Attention and No One Told Me I Was Pretty My Elderly Mother is Emotionally […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 20: Whose Face Is This, Anyway?; as Reviewed By xoJane Headlines"
So, really, what is wrong with Rose? Like, really wrong? Did she have a split in reality after Charlie died? Early onset of Alzheimer’s? Because, let’s face it, no one could live with that much crazy. This time, she is chick-sitting for a neighbor’s show chicken, who plays the piano. Yes, you read that right. […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 19: “Long Day’s Journey Into Marinara”"