Monthly Archives: October 2015

TV Review: The Simpsons— “Halloween Of Horror”

As a guy whose comic sensibilities have been shaped by The Simpsons as much as by anyone or anything else, writing reviews for the present day Simpsons can be something akin to punching Homer repeatedly in the face—you know his … Continue reading

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TV Review: Paul F. Tompkins—Crying And Driving

Remember how great Mr. Show was? And how nondescript and sort of forgettable that supporting player—the chubby one with the gap teeth—was? Well, now that guy—slimmed down and always impeccably dressed—is one of the best standup comedians (not to mention … Continue reading

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TV Review: Married

Well, that’s most likely it for Married. The ratings have only gone the wrong way, and they didn’t have much room to fall, so it’s likely that these last three episodes will be the last three episodes we get. It’s … Continue reading

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TV Review: SuperMansion

Man, I really like Seth Green. Sure, there’s a lot of residual Buffy man-crush in there, but, dammit, he was great on Buffy. And I’ve liked him in other places, too. But left to his own comedic devices, he’s apparently … Continue reading

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TV Review: The Last Kingdom

As the AV Club’s resident Vikings guy, I have now become the AV Club’s Vikings guy, at least for this overview of the BBC America series about Vikings (although not Vikings—that doesn’t come back ’til next year). You get it. … Continue reading

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It is

So here’s the thing about my depression. Yeah, this is about that. I understand if it’s dull and you don’t want to read about it. I review lots of TV shows and movies on here—they are, I guarantee, more interesting, … Continue reading

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