Supernatural, Fringe, Buffy, Doctor Who, Scrubs, Smallville, plenty of genre shows go for the balance with freak of the week while maintaining an overarching story with a set cast you can look forward to seeing each week. I don't see any reason to make the episodes self contained, especially within such an… » 3/26/15 6:02pm Thursday 6:02pm

People are quick to forget the sociopolitical climate of the late Nineties. Will and Grace was a calculated strike on prejudices of what gay people were and were not. Even if it was perfectly based in reality, there was a real threat of people calling it unbelievable, which would have meant death for the show before… » 3/13/15 7:24pm 3/13/15 7:24pm

I don't know. I finally got around to watching Sky Captain, and had to watch it twice to make myself pay attention. Sin City 2 came out only last year and while they had access to better technology it was still as hard to sit through as the first one. And I have a major hard on for both diesel punk and noir, so the… » 1/23/15 8:35pm 1/23/15 8:35pm

Really glad they followed up on Conway after just dropping that he was a cyborg in season 4. Was surprised to go back through the early seasons and see how many plot points they kind of just dropped. I hope we get back on the mystery of Archer's real father, which was actually a pretty important thread several times… » 1/16/15 4:58pm 1/16/15 4:58pm

Marvel contacted my father and offered him a namedrop of his company in Iron Man 3. It would have been awesome, but he had to turn them down because with the money it would have cost him he would have had to fire five people. Plus, those corporate shout outs can be SO tacky, not that I can ever recall Marvel being… » 1/08/15 11:33am 1/08/15 11:33am

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