Our new blog series Don’t Miss This Episode takes you in to the standout episodes of your favorite shows.
At their very best, television episodes play upon the mythology of the series, the characters they’ve built and the major moral or philosophical themes the show has dealt with. You will likely remember this sort of thing in that one episode of The Hills where Lauren Conrad must choose between buying a Fendi purse or really going all-out for the Chanel. Continue reading →
Somehow I managed to miss the fact that Anthony Bourdain has a new TV show. How could this be? He’s basically the patron saint of snarky food enthusiasts, so you can imagine how deeply I am emotionally invested here. Luckily I have friends (Dugan) who are also snarky food enthusiasts and were similarly shocked that I had not seen said new show. Before everyone panics, you should know that it has all been rectified and the world can continue on, at least until November because this is 2012 and it’ll all be over soon anyway. Continue reading →