Category: Television

Apr5

 

30 Rock gets renewed for the 2007-08 television season. I’m incredibly relieved that for once a show I love dearly is not cut down in its prime.

Oct2

 

Every episode of He-Man consisted of the two parties battling one another, with their skirmishes having little or no effect on the outside world. This was true of many of those ‘80s, action figure-centric, A vs. B cartoon shows: G.I. Joe vs. Cobra, Justice League vs. Legion of Doom, Autobots vs. Decepticons, etc. But most were at least set on Earth, so you could easily identify the bad guys — they were the ones trying to blow up Mount Rushmore.

Matthew Baldwin

Aug6

 

I can’t quantify how surreal this is: Ladysmith Black Mambazo is asked to record a DVD commentary track for a Saturday Night Live “TV Funhouse” short: Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Outer Space (3.5MB MP4). While they’re there, they run into Mr. T. and chill with him. There’s photographic evidence. Quoth Mambazo: “It was quite an honor to have such a famous tv show do such a cartoon featuring our group.”

Jul20

 

Dead Frog interviews Louis C.K. about HBO’s “Lucky Louie.” Todd Jackson is a great interviewer and has a perspective on comedy that makes his blog interesting.

Jun1

 

New Television

The amount of television I’ve been watching over the last week or so is substantial. It’s more than a crapload; I’d describe it as a “royal” crapload, or perhaps even a “crap megaton.” Furthermore, I’ve managed to watch this crapload of programming without ever glancing at live TV: everything I’ve watched has been TiVo’d, purchased

May21

 

Freaks

Freaks & Geeks Marathon »

When: Saturday, June 04 2005
Alamo Drafthouse Downtown

Oh, God. I probably won’t go, because I have nobody to go with (and it’s eighteen hours straight of episodes I’ve already seen three times over), but this is the ultimate dork-o-thon. But this is why I love Austin: cool shit like this happens all

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