Category Archives: TV and Movies

Welcome to Shark Week, Bitch!

Disclaimer: This is a The O.C + Shark Week crossover fan fiction. We don’t claim to own the rights to these or any other things. The only thing we own is the night (sorry, Miley). Once upon a time, in

Welcome to Shark Week, Bitch!

Disclaimer: This is a The O.C + Shark Week crossover fan fiction. We don’t claim to own the rights to these or any other things. The only thing we own is the night (sorry, Miley). Once upon a time, in

First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Newsmen

The second season opener of HBO’s The Newsroom begins with a still corny, though much improved title montage. Instead of the nauseating and saccharine montage of broadcast television icons, we get an almost-as-sentimental montage of New York skyscrapers, someone spilling

First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Newsmen

The second season opener of HBO’s The Newsroom begins with a still corny, though much improved title montage. Instead of the nauseating and saccharine montage of broadcast television icons, we get an almost-as-sentimental montage of New York skyscrapers, someone spilling

Who Says I Have to Like You?

I do a lot of thinking, reading, and talking about fictional characters, especially the ones on television.  And the concept that a protagonist must be “likeable” is something that I still don’t get, even after all this time.  The word

Who Says I Have to Like You?

I do a lot of thinking, reading, and talking about fictional characters, especially the ones on television.  And the concept that a protagonist must be “likeable” is something that I still don’t get, even after all this time.  The word

Pretty Little Shitheads

Once upon a time, Alison DiLaurentis was a straight up biatch, but girl could work it. She was so shitty that the list of people who had sufficient motive to murder her extended to pretty much the entire population of

Pretty Little Shitheads

Once upon a time, Alison DiLaurentis was a straight up biatch, but girl could work it. She was so shitty that the list of people who had sufficient motive to murder her extended to pretty much the entire population of

An Open Letter to All the Characters I’ve Misinterpreted

Dear all the characters I have misinterpreted, There are points in your life in which you’ll watch something and think it to be the be-all and end-all of your existence. That character IS me! How many times have I uttered

An Open Letter to All the Characters I’ve Misinterpreted

Dear all the characters I have misinterpreted, There are points in your life in which you’ll watch something and think it to be the be-all and end-all of your existence. That character IS me! How many times have I uttered

Teenage Dream-Cast: Reality Bites

Reality Bites sums up everything I love about movies – angst, the 90s, Steve Zahn in a small but amusing role.  It’s one of those movies that I will forever and ever be recommending to everyone I know (unless I

Teenage Dream-Cast: Reality Bites

Reality Bites sums up everything I love about movies – angst, the 90s, Steve Zahn in a small but amusing role.  It’s one of those movies that I will forever and ever be recommending to everyone I know (unless I

Raising a Glass to Cheers

Our cable provider in New Zealand recently added a new channel. It’s called Jones!, which- I don’t know- is supposed to somehow feel homey and classic, I suppose. But it was their slogan that caught my pop-culture polluted brain: I

Raising a Glass to Cheers

Our cable provider in New Zealand recently added a new channel. It’s called Jones!, which- I don’t know- is supposed to somehow feel homey and classic, I suppose. But it was their slogan that caught my pop-culture polluted brain: I