The Happy Medium

Barring Roseanne

The golden age of television appears to end with the golden age of rehashes. Gilmore Girls made sense since the creator could not finish her story. Fuller House continued the story with actors who needed jobs. And sequential storytelling leads us all to want to know what happens next. Roseanne came back this week. I …

How I Met The Finale

John Mulaney, a great stand up comedian, says in a routine he does about getting a Xanax prescription, “Part of me was like…whatever…you know, you know those days when you’re like…well, this might as well happen…adult life is already so goddamn weird.” I have many days where I go to bed just contemplating how anything …

The Killing

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I love a good murder mystery. The earliest books I remember reading were Boxcar Children stories, which I cannot really remember anymore. I’m assuming they didn’t have too many murder mysteries in them, but it began my love of the genre. I moved to the Encyclopedia Brown series after that with even more mundane mysteries …

The IT Crowd

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Last week, I used my NetFlix Instant Watch to download the first season of the British sitcom, The IT Crowd. Although it came out in 2006, two other seasons have came and went since then and a fourth is planned to come out in the coming year. The premise is a young up-and-coming female executive, …