Note: This title has nothing to do with this post, but Boingo just came on the "Xmas + Top Rated" party shuffle smart playlist, and it's as good as anything my brain has kicked out on its own in the last ten minutes.
Hey, why don't we skip through a few days of television shows together? That'll be vague (for you) and fun (for me.) I'll even include links to TV Squad recaps where appropriate, because they're my friends. Nyahh.
Oh, and when you read the day of the week, make the Law & Order "KunkCHUNG!" sound. It'll make you smile, and if you do it out loud, it may get your co-workers to give you a little extra room. Trust me.
Okay, here we go.
Nothing first-run, but I caught a lot of the James Bond marathon on Spike. I was really sick with the flu on Friday and Saturday, so I was drifting in and out through several films, and realized that you can randomly mash together just about anything from a Bond film between 1978 and 1983 (when they went back to Connery) and still end up with a story that makes sense and has continuity. It may help to be running a fever and puking your guts out, though, so approach with caution.
I think this could quite possibly be the worst episode ever of this once magnificent show. Can anyone think of one that sucked more? This, of course, assumes that you felt, like I did, that it sucked. Okay, I can't talk about it anymore, because my damn wiener kids are listening.
Pretty funny. More Brian and Stewie, with bits of Peter for balance. I'd like to see some more Quagmire (the giggidy variety, not the Commander Kookoobananas variety), Cleveland and Joe stories before this season is over, because the "Peter is stupid" thing is starting to get played out for me. It's funny in little bits, but too much of it gives me a rash.
GodDAMN I love this show. I hated it for the first few episodes, but I think it's gotten steadily better and better. I wish all sitcoms were written as well as this one is.
Before we get to Monday, did you make the sound? See? I was right, wasn't I? Okay. Moving on.
(KunkCHUNG! Hee Hee Hee!)
Dear producers of Lost: This is how you do it. I love every. single. thing. about this show. If I can find a way to not totally fuck up an audition for it, (Let's go to the big board, where we see that Wil is currently 0-2 this season, Bob!) I may even get a chance to be part of it. As hard as it is for me to let my guard 100% down (been there, done that, saw Fire Walk With Me) each episode makes me happier than the last. I just hope that the creators have the entire thing mapped out already, and that NBC leaves them alone enough to wrap the whole story up before they decide to bring in some new Heroes named Paulo and Nikki.
After an unsteady, but promising, start, I finally feel like the show is settling into its rhythm. The actors all know their characters, and the writers all know the actors strengths. I've been backstage for countless live comedy shows, and this is exactly how they feel, especially among the actors and writers. I realized last night that I heavily identify with Matthew Perry's character as much as I do because I want so badly to be that guy.
Channel 4 News at 11
Man, what a fucking downer.
Channel 2 News at 11
Come on, guys, I turned away from channel 4 to get away from this depressing news!
Ah, that's what daddy ordered. Still better than nearly everything in first-run.
Okay, I guess I should get around to finishing my Geek in Review so I'm not late for my deadline. Back to work.