Stalker: Pilot review.

Before watching a new show, I try not to let myself be influenced by the reviews that I might read; and some shows, even though they get trashed nearly universally, I watch for the sake of knowing what people are talking about and making up my own mind. I’m not usually one to cease and […]

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Selfie: Pilot review.

Starring Karen Gillan as Eliza Dooley and John Cho as Henry Higgs, Selfie attempts to take on Generation Y and the way likes, shares, and retweets are re-shaping our social/media lives. John has a bow tie, Karen has an American accent, and everything in between means to achieve the comical via the absurd/nonsensically quirky scenic route.

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Gotham: Pilot.

FOX broadcast the first episode of its new DC adaptation yesterday, Gotham’s origin story as much as Jim Gordon’s — and that of so many of the villains Batman has come across in his many years of (dis)service to the city. The Waynes’ murder kicks off the city’s spiral into destitution and corruption — and […]

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Oh No, She’s a Bitch! — The Inability to Deal with TV Assholes Who Happen to Be Women

I’ve noticed a disturbing trend — well, no, that’s a blatant lie. It’s not a trend, it’s part of our culture. But it is disturbing, so it’s only a small lie. This fall season, two TV series have premiered that both portray women of early middle age, who have more or less functional families, kids, and […]

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