YOUR ENEMY: The IRS. Because: your shitty ex-husband was horrible with money and had stupid business ideas, like the Bib-Tie. YOUR POWERS: You are a Level IV Barb Thrower and expert insult thrower. You show your anger by making others feel your wrath. Level VIII flow-y costumes. FIRST BATTLE: Un-amused IRS agent who also […]Read more "Season 3, Episode 10; “The Audit” Brought to You by RPGs"
Rose’s Swedish cousin is visiting, because he is getting married to some his parents set him up with. Once again, it’s a merry-go-round of bedrooms. Have any of these ladies heard of making their guests sleep on the couch? Speaking of sleeping, and bedroom, what do you make of Teresa Halback’s RAV4 key found in […]Read more "Season 3, Episode 9: “A Visit From Little Sven” by someone who just binge-watched ‘Making a Murderer’"
How are we supposed to feel about Stan Zbornak? Is he a lovable goof? A soul mate for Dorothy, and this is a will-they-won’t-they as heated as Sam and Diane? (Yes, I know they get back together briefly, later.) Here is what Stan’s got going for him. He’s tall. (Obviously they cast someone taller that […]Read more "Season 3, Episode 8: ‘Brotherly Love’ or the deal with Stan, what is it?"
This was early in March. During the next three months there was much secret activity. Rose Nyland’s speech had given to the more intelligent animals on the farm a completely new outlook on life. They did not know when the Rebellion predicted by Rose would take place, they had no reason for thinking that it […]Read more "Season 3, Episode 2: “One For the Money” reviewed by George Orwell"
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"
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"
A heater breaks in a house in Miami where four elderly women live. Unable to fix it, they took matters in their own hands. You’ll never believe what happened. A prayer to god is finally answered. You’ll never believe what he said. What happens when a woman sleeps in the same bed with her brothers […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 17, “Bedtime Story”, as Reviewed By Upworthy Headlines"
You really learn a lot about someone when they’ve had a brush with death. If they get all weepy about the meaning of life, they are the selfish ones. They have the delusion that they are here for a reason. It’s the ones that didn’t care, the ones with nothing to lose. that have something […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 15: “Before and After,” As Reviewed By Frank Underwood"
A Woman’s Scorn: Irony And the Disillusion of Gender Phyllis Hammerow, Patrick Vaughn, and Dorothy Zbornak The Miami Community Players Burt Reynolds Dinner Theater, Wed-Friday, 4pm Review by Ryerson B. Colby, The New York Times When my editor sent me to Miami for opening night of this play, I knew it would be subversive. I […]Read more "Season 2, Episode 14: “The Actor,” As Reviewed By the Theatre Critic From The New York Times"