Archive for the 'Television' Category


CMA Ratings Decline

34% in the 18-49 target demo, and 29.5% overall. Is it television or is it the music? Both. Let’s start with TV, we no longer live in a monoculture, the only appointment TV is the Super Bowl, not because of the game but because it’s become a national holiday, many attendees at parties don’t even […]

The Bodyguard

Bodyguard There are enough twists and turns to eclipse a roller coaster. Then again, roller coaster rides end ninety seconds later, “The Bodyguard” stays with you. It’s tense. Tension is underrated. It makes the world go round. Or maybe that’s anxiety. Both are feelings we want to avoid, but we’re never more alive than when […]

Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj

Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj What kind of crazy fucked-up world do we live in where a comedian explains the Harvard lawsuit better than the “New York Times”? One in which an Asian-American gets his own show on Netflix and breaks all the rules. You know, you’ve got to have a monologue of disconnected jokes, […]

Viewpoint

I’m sick of reading how funny and great SNL is. Chevy Chase must have a new publicist, because suddenly he’s everywhere, most notably the “Washington Post,” where he laments no one will hire him, that Lorne won’t let him host SNL because he’s too old. And then Chevy goes on to say SNL sucks. It […]