Up until about a day ago, Normcore was only a whisper in the dark. Sometime in October, a group of art people made some kind of mention of Normcore being the accessible appeal of the generic smiley face. Now, NYMag has decided to call this non-thing a thing, the internet’s eating it up like cat-picture pudding, and I smell bull dookie. I don’t think normcore is a thing, and here’s why. Continue reading
This new season of House of Cards was a delectable assortment of political goodies. Yet, it was missing something. (Spoiler Alert) Continue reading
In case you’ve been encased in jello for the last two weeks, the Olympics have been on, pre-empting all of your regularly scheduled Thursday night programming and generally causing you to either avoid television or watch it obsessively. I voted for the latter because I’m a sucker for anyone who rides on quarter-inch-thick metal on the icy surface of a rink that may have piranha and kraken living beneath it (it’s a frozen pond in Russia, you can’t prove me wrong).
I know it’s been a while since I blagged about my television pursuits. I’ve wanted to. I’ve thought about it. I’ve written sentences in my mind and drank wine preparing to type but scared myself away from the keyboard. The problem is that I have a legitimate job now, one that pays actual bills but requires me to spend hours on certain nights figuring out what the hell to teach my sweet little monster teenagers because I am as skilled a teacher as Britta is a skilled therapist.
But the little attention this blog does get is enough to make me wonder “Hey, what would it be like if I put only an hour into a blog post, instead of an entire day like I did when I was unemployed? And then I realized… why not?
But in the mean time, I have catching up to do. So enjoy a series of short but sweet posts about what I’m currently watching, and what I’ve recently watched.