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On One Hour of Poehler & Lynch and One Tragically Unreleased Movie Trailer

Yeah, I watched Spring Breakdown on Netflix Instant and while I still hold all those ladies dear to my heart, it was not great.

Posted on February 22, 2012 at 10:55 am 0

On Trade Roundup: Horrible Bosses 2, Paul Rudd, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Kurt Russell

The episode of This American Life about that TV repairman is great! And all those people are great! I hope it's great.

Posted on January 5, 2012 at 1:43 pm 0

On How the Most Anticipated Comedies of 2011 Fared

"There really wasn’t anything wrong with The Muppets." Yes, there was. Tex Richman's rap and Me Party were awful songs. Most of the meta "we're in a movie" jokes didn't land. Too much focus on the human characters got tedious (and I have a lot of love for both Adams and Segel). I am genuinely pleased that there were people who liked it, but I found it very difficult to see past its flaws.

Posted on December 29, 2011 at 11:49 am 0

On 2011: The Year of Women in Sitcoms, at Least According to the Liberal Media

@Anthony Coro agreed. Eliza Coupe always makes the funniest/best/most interesting choice possible with each line/gesture/instance of her fingers ending up in her mouth.

Posted on December 26, 2011 at 11:31 pm 0

On What Do Girls Say About the Shit Girls Say Web Series?

I will lady-second Hallie's thoughts re: it being a bummer that Girl is not played by a girl and also re: it being entertaining. But seriously, why is it a dude?

Posted on December 13, 2011 at 10:46 am 0

On SNL Recap: Anna Faris and Happy (Early) Halloween!

I'm with jduncanhansen - Manuel Ortiz could disappear forever and I'd be happy but OH MAN do I ever love "What Up with That". The "Tell Him" sketch was "a fun idea with a lot of truth"? I am genuinely confused by this. The whole thing seemed to be based on Cosmo stereotypes, not reality. I liked the idea of updating that song for today, but they did it in a way that relied on tired jokes (or "jokes") that didn't work for me.

Posted on October 17, 2011 at 12:56 pm 0

On The Office Recap: "Lotto"

I've always liked Andy and Darryl's relationship, and it's great that we're getting to see it evolve. However: I was distracted for the whole episode because the warehouse guys totally could not quit their jobs! Maybe if they'd won $950 million, but $950,000 split amongst them wouldn't go that far, especially if they're opening a strip boat.

Posted on October 7, 2011 at 2:49 pm 0

On Can Whitney Survive Its Ad Campaign? A Discussion

I have been wondering these exact thoughts since these ads started popping up everywhere. The ads make me want to watch the pilot to see how bad it is, but if I go into a show wanting to hate it, I probably will. They have also made me never want to seek out her comedy (though it sounds like maybe I should?) Also "When Whitney flops down on the ground, the dust that drifts into the sky says, "Women need to shut their yappers!"" = genius.

Posted on September 14, 2011 at 12:33 pm 0

On One Night at Asssscat, or What to Do With a Date Rape Monologue

Great post. The fact that he was so, so confused by why everyone was booing him is both terrifying - that there are people like that in the world - and pitiable - because clearly no one has taught him that that's not how you act, or talk.

Posted on August 26, 2011 at 1:26 pm 0

On If an Attractive Woman is Single, She Must Be Married to Her Job

When in Rome, which, honestly, I didn't totally hate, has a bit of that going on with Kristen Bell, although her workaholic tendencies are apparently a direct reaction to being dumped. No Reservations adds a heartwarming child into the equation. The Ugly Truth made me want to shiv someone.

Posted on March 29, 2011 at 3:10 pm 0