Freaks And Geeks Reunion Show!!!1!!

Excuse me while I die of squee. Television reunion shows are usually a terrible, horrible idea, but a Freaks And Geeks reunion is like the best idea ever. Vanity Fair┬áposted a stockpile of photos from the ten year reunion and, seriously people, it looks so amazing that I may have to forgive James Franco for his academic delusions of grandeur and pretend that Seth Rogen isn’t an overexposed, one-note actor.

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Terribly Sad Television: Flipping Out Loses Its Monkey

One of my most guilty television pleasures is Flipping Out, a reality television show about Jeff Lewis (the best/worst boss ever) and the people crazy enough to work for him. Houses get flipped, rooms get decorated in Jeff’s signature beige Generic Modern style, and I could go on and on about Jenny and Zoila and pretty little Gabe.┬áBut this isn’t about the people of Flipping Out. This is about the furry little beasts, Continue reading

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Terrible Trial + Fading Actor = Terrible Television

What’s your favorite Rob Lowe character? Is it Sodapop Curtis from The Outsiders? Or that other rebel, Billy Hicks, from St. Elmo’s Fire? Or how about something a little darker, like Rob Lowe in Hotel New Hampshire? And although I’ve never seen The West Wing (What? I’ve been saving it for a rainy day), I hear he did a bang-up job on the Bartlet campaign. And do you watch Parks And Recreation? Because I hear he’s on that, too. You know what you’ll never hear? “Rob Lowe was terrific in that made-for-TV movie.” Why? Because a made-for-TV movie is, by definition, terrible television. Continue reading

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