Posts in category "TV"

Videos with Gusto: Jurassic Parks and Recreation

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I am super excited for Jurassic World to come out later this year. Jakob and I will be writing about it in the near future. Until then, enjoy the wonderful mashup of the Jurassic World trailer and Parks and Recreation. • Joe Grace is a journalist and writer who lives in the Chicago suburbs. To find... Read more »

Blah, blah, blah, blah Galavant not the worst thing ever

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(Queue music please. Yes, that tune. Yes, the theme song for last night’s TV series debut that for some reason also had to accompany every commercial promoting the network. I’m sorry, OK? Please? Thank you.)  Way back on Sunday old, a TV series was sold About a hero known as Galavant! Square jokes and musical... Read more »

Five cartoon villains you either forgot about or never knew existed

I watched a ridiculous amount of cartoons as a child. Some things about them I remember very well. Other things, not so much. The villains in particular were hard to keep track of because there always had to be more villains than heroes to keep the shows interesting. The following villains are ones I bet... Read more »
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Jake Johnson (Nick from 'New Girl') speaks to Hollywood Prospectus about Cub fandom

Jake Johnson (Nick from 'New Girl') speaks to Hollywood Prospectus about Cub fandom
On the ChicagoNow message board recently, one of my fellow bloggers asked what people listened to while they worked. I listen to podcasts. And the other day, I got a chance to listen to one of my favorite new actors, Jake Johnson (Nick from New Girl), speak for almost an hour on Grantland’s Hollywood Prospectus... Read more »

Sesame Street tackles divorce: 3 reasons this is a good thing

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Divorce is a tough subject to talk about, especially with kids. Sesame Street is taking on the challenge, though, with its newest series, which you can view highlights of in the above video. Both of my parents have been divorced twice. My mother and father divorced when I was a two. My mother and first... Read more »

Community Season 4 will premiere … someday, hopefully soon

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Seriously, NBC, let’s get this Community Season 4 show on the road.I can’t take any more of The Office. Troy and Abed in the video above seem as confused about the delay as me. Albeit in a much funnier way. That is all. • Going for Gusto is a blog by Joe Grace. Columns, videos,... Read more »
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Bacon Pancakes: Maybe the best song ever

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I love “Adventure Time.” I love bacon pancakes. I love highly repetitive songs. This song – simply put – was meant for me. Thank you very much, Mashable, for sharing. • Joe Grace is a writer and  journalist who lives in Chicago with his wife. Write to him at joewriter81@gmail.com. PREVIOUS POST: Bad day? Why... Read more »

Sorry Viacom, but I no longer want my MTV

Sorry Viacom, but I no longer want my MTV
Many of my fellow DirecTV users found themselves down a few channels today. According to Entertainment Weekly: At midnight on Tuesday, 17 Viacom-owned cable nets like Nickelodeon and Comedy Central went dark on DirecTV after the conglomerate failed to reach a new carriage deal with the satellite provider. DirecTV customers who wanted their MTV (or their BET, or... Read more »

A "Community" video game? Yes, please.

A "Community" video game? Yes, please.
Slate yesterday had an article with quite possibly one of the best bits of good news I’ve heard this week. Someone actually is making the “Community” video game, “Journey to the Center of Hawthorne,” as seen in this season’s episode, “Digital Estate Planning.” I haven’t had a chance to play it, yet, but it’s on... Read more »
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Frozen Planet: How can I sleep when there are polar bear cubs and penguins on my TV?

Frozen Planet: How can I sleep when there are polar bear cubs and penguins on my TV?
I had planned on going to bed early on Sunday night. The polar bears, however, had other plans for me. While flipping through channels one last time before heading to bed – a truly terrible habit – I happened across a program called “Frozen Planet” on Discovery Channel. I’ll give it a shot, I thought.... Read more »