Monthly Archives: January 2011

Community: Celebrity Pharmacology 212

by Za’chary Westbrook

“Celebrity Pharmacology 212” 3 out of 5

New viewers are a tricky thing for a show. Figuring out exactly which information to reveal when can be a tightrope walk. Too much it clutter, too little is vague. Of course, some shows can deliver a dynamite intro that leads into nothing or, worse, the same thing on repeat. And there are shows with awkward beginnings that turn into something amazing once you, the viewer, get your bearings. Community had a brilliant open, balancing just enough zany to prepare us for what was coming with a solid base of relatability; which is exactly what a new audience needs. Continue reading


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Meet the Modern Family

(From my point of view).

Meet Claire. Claire is the mother of three children. She is a perfectionist, she is scatterbrained, and she is overbearing at times. She is married to Phil. Phil is a goofball and is your typical dad who doesn’t really know what to say to his two girls and sometimes acts the same age as his son. Claire and Mitchell are siblings. Mitchell is a redhead and is a lawyer. His partner is Cameron. Cameron used to be a vocal instructor but is “out of work right now” so is a stay at home dad to their adopted daughter Lily. Jay is the father of Claire and Mitchell and is a tough ole’ guy who is, of course, a softie when it comes to his grandkids. He is married to Gloria who is a passionate Latina woman who is incredibly overbearing when it comes to her son Manny.

They are my new favorite sitcom family. Continue reading

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The tv shows you should watch: The Wire

I would normaly say that I hate lists or anything like the snobbish  or the  lists that claim it all. But then again I think if you want to write in television or just impress your friends these are the shows you should watch.  So the first show up on this blog is the show The Wire.  I would say watch this first and foremost because it will hold a rare place in television of  being one of the first tv shows to truly be a mirror on a city’s society. Continue reading

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