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Sitcoms and Memory

I personally think I have a decent memory, even though I definitely smoked a shit ton of weed at the end of high school. (Sue me, I’m human.) But I also think having a better memory is pretty clutch in… Continue Reading

Is HBO’s “Veep” the most underrated (or even the best) comedy on TV right now?

Veep just got renewed for Season 4 (Season 3 is airing right now) and there’s lots of scuttlebutt these days about Julia Louis-Dreyfus — having sex with a clown for GQ, posing naked on the cover of Rolling Stone — and in some ways… Continue Reading

As How I Met Your Mother ends, here’s a scientific look at what makes a great sitcom

How I Met Your Mother concludes this evening. Maybe 2-3 years ago, I would have called it my favorite show on television. Now it’s still in the discussion there, but because I cut cable this past summer and didn’t always want to… Continue Reading


Honestly, “Trophy Wife” isn’t a bad show, and maybe we have David Mamet to thank

Last night’s episode, “Lice and Beary White,” which featured a high school production of Hair and lessons about King Solomon, even scored a B at the A.V. Club. One of the commenters even went so far as to say, “I think I’m the… Continue Reading