Tag archive for ‘Gossip Girl’
Or, Everything That’s Ever Been Spoiled For Me
Try as hard as I might, there’s no escaping spoilers in my role as (amateur) TV critic. As I’ve said before, I’m incapable keeping up with all the worthwhile, buzz-worthy, quality TV on the air today. And while most blogs and publications are good about preceding spoilers with warnings [...]
I’ve barely had the opportunity to check out this current season’s new shows (damn you, full time job!), but it is indeed February which means the networks are busy ordering pilots for next fall. After studying the lineup provided by EW.com, I’ve made the following observations. Warning: harsh [...]
or, A Television-Related Word Association Experiment With the Love of My Life
Here’s a list of every current show I watch, and my boyfriend’s instant reaction to each.
- 30 Rock “Oh, Tina Fey…” (smiles)
- American Horror Story ”Thrills me.”
- Boardwalk Empire “Costumes…”
- Breaking Bad “Oh, I don’t know. I don’t know. Come back to me with that one.”
- Burn Notice “Never saw it… oh, but that guy is hot.”
- Californication [...]
The start of a new year makes us all reflect on the previous 365 days, but it makes this blogger reminisce not only about the year that was but also the television that was. That’s right: as is tradition this time of year, it’s time for another round of the Primies. Not the most prestigious awards, perhaps, but let’s hope [...]
Hello, my name is Dan Clarendon, and I’m an addict. Ladies and gentlemen, I’m afraid to say I’ve had a bit of a setback. I thought my life was better off without Gossip Girl. Only a year and a half ago, I [...]
When in the course of television viewing it becomes necessary for one person to dissolve the sentimental bands which have connected him with certain programs, a decent respect to the producers of those shows requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
In other words, Judgment Day has arrived, my [...]
Note: The following post first appeared as an article by the same name in The Climax, Hampshire College’s newspaper. Also, some of these micro-reviews may exceed 140 characters—my bad!
I am a student of television. Writing television scripts is my Division III [a senior project, in Hampshire speak]. So I have no shame in the [...]