Awards Shows Explained

Once again, the ubiquitous awards season is upon us. Last night, it was the Golden Globes. Next month, it’s the Academy Awards. For fans of film (and fashion), it’s the equivalent of the Super Bowl. Despite the fact that these awards haven’t offered a wildly unpredictable moment in ages, even the poorest showing of one of these fetes pulls in above-par Nielsen ratings. So, what’s the ...

Centaurs: Hot or Not? Yay or Neigh?

This weekend, I was kicking back and watching TV with my boyfriend when a commercial featuring a showering centaur shilling for Old Spice popped on the tube. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06TBhGrzyN4] Asking a perfectly, normal, rational question, my significant other posed to me a conundrum stemming from the commercial regarding the implications of interspecial attraction and ensuing relations: “Do chicks find centaurs attractive?” I paused to think for a moment. I couldn’t ...

R.I.P. “Night Court” at 7AM on TV Land

Damn you, TV Land. Damn you to hell for moving Night Court from its 7AM slot to 8AM when I’m already on the bus and on my way into work. My mornings just won’t be the same anymore. Watching Night Court at 7AM was to me what a second cup of coffee in the morning is to most people. It was the bright spot in my ...