Archive for September 2015

It's Podcast Day! (Sure, internet, whatever.)

Twitter tells me that it’s Podcast day, so I’m gonna tell you my favorite podcasts. And then you can tell me yours. Okay? Okay. Go. In order of NEED TO LISTEN: /Film — Movies with a dash of TV Firewall and Iceberg — Ending, like, next week. So don’t get attached. Talking TV with Ryan... Read more »

Empire season premiere: The night's best tweets

Empire season premiere: The night's best tweets
Tonight Twitter was full of people talking about Empire, and I think one guy talking about Big Brother. If you were doing other things with your life, here’s what you missed: Jamal’s deep, deep Vs Hakeem being the new Chris Brody Boo-Boo Kitty dancing Cookie in a cage wearing a gorilla outfit (??!!??!) Chris Rock... Read more »

Emmys 2015: Stay home next time, Frances McDormand

This being the internet, much has already been said about last night’s Emmy awards telecast. Andy Samberg was fine, bordering on good. He seemed to be having fun and there were very few moments where I felt myself getting nervous for him. Game of Thrones won most of the drama awards, which, while not for... Read more »
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50 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas from This Year's Movies (2015 Edition)

50 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas from This Year's Movies (2015 Edition)
Halloween will be here in no time, and soon we’ll all be faced with the million-dollar question: who am I going to be this year?  What’s a movie-loving, cosplay-wearing fan supposed to wear?  Well, as always, just look to the movies themselves for inspiration.  This year’s crop offers a “plethora” (Three Amigos!) of halloween costume... Read more »

Steve Rannazzisi and other celebrities who have been caught lying

Steve Rannazzisi and other celebrities who have been caught lying
Today our fearless leader, Jimmy Greenfield, posted on Facebook about comedian/actor Steve Rannazzisi (you may know him from The League), who scripted a Twitter apology today. (A Twitpology? It fits.) He admitted that he lied about being in the World Trade Center (the 54th floor, no less) on September 11, 2001. He admits now that... Read more »

The Visit and 7 Other Found Footage Movies That Succeed Despite The Gimmick

The Visit and 7 Other Found Footage Movies That Succeed Despite The Gimmick
M. Night Shyamalan’s name has been so synonymous with crap over the last decade that it’s almost easy to forget that the guy once directed The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable, two genre-bending classics that revealed a true visionary behind the camera.  After Lady in the Water, The Last Airbender, The Happening, and After Earth, I’d... Read more »
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Which celebrities should survive a pop culture apocalypse?

Which celebrities should survive a pop culture apocalypse?
Mere hours after I wrote my greatest post of all time about how there’s nothing left to write about, my sister-in-law tossed me an inspiration doughnut on Facebook: “If there really is a secret underground doomsday bunker to allow the human race to survive an apocalyptic event, we need to make sure Fallon, Timberlake and... Read more »

7 things I will not write about

I’ve been struggling to write anything on this blog because, well, a lot of things. For one thing, the Barenaked Ladies’ song, “It’s All Been Done Before,” keeps running through my head. Every time I think of something to write about, I feel like someone else (or even I) have already written about it. Like... Read more »