I lost track of Ugly Americans’ appeal at some point during its second half-season, mostly because I felt the show had lost track of itself. That first run of episodes in early 2010 set up a world where the bizarre and spectacular were amusingly mundane. And because all this weirdness was treated as just another day at the office, the smaller, more human flaws of the show’s characters could come to the fore.
Happy Fat Tuesday, everyone! Last night I laid low and caught up on a little TV, including Sunday's episode of Big Love. I really think this show deserves more attention -- the latest ep was really moving, funny and bizarre,... ... Read Post
HBO's smash hit True Detective is following in the footsteps of anthology series like American Horror Story and completely switching up the show for its second season. This means a new setting, new characters, and a new crime. Since... Read Post
Last night's season finale of The Bachelor was bizarre, even by that show's standards. Juan Pablo -- presumably -- told one of his two final girlfriends, on their final date, that he barely knew her, but loved "fcking her." After ex... Read Post