When we last left the gang I was reeling at the sheer amount predictability and inanity that the writers of How I Met Your Mother expect us to swallow 7 years into the show. This was so pervasive and so obnoxious in the Season 7 finale, that I began thinking that maybe the premise itself has gone stale. After thinking about it, however, I really don’t think that’s it. This is because I see now that the show isn’t really about meeting The Mother; that’s just the spine that they’re using to tell all these stories. That’s the glue (sort of… because the writers certainly stretch it) holding all of these crazy exploits together. So, in essence, it’s just a really, REALLY dumbed down version of Waiting for Godot.
Still, I know that 7 years is a long time to wait, and most people are just like, “Oh, for pity’s sake, just have him meet The Mother already! This is getting tedious.” (Side Note: I’m totally bringing back the expression “for pity’s sake,” so feel free to hop on the bandwagon before everyone else does.) Continue reading →
So, tell me – have you kids ever heard of Burt Sugarman? Put your hand down, Mrs. Sugarman, thanks.
Well, I am here to introduce you and Mr. Sugarman through the power of YouTube. Back in the day, the early 70’s through the early 80’s, he produced a music variety show called The Midnight Special that aired every week after The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. The format was loose, sometimes there was a host, like Wolfman Jack, sometimes not. The one constant? Continue reading →
And so, with a great abundance of blood, this season of True Blood has wrapped up! This is a show that loves throwing us curveball after curveball, so it’s no surprise that there’s a whole buttload of new developments and crazy-ass plot twists to cover. Continue reading →