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636 is a Record-Breaking Number for The Simpsons

With its 636th episode, The Simpsons set the record for being the prime-time scripted series that produced the most episodes in television history, surpassing the 1955-75 CBS Western Gunsmoke, which aired 635 episodes. Now the animated show is absolutely the longest-running primetime… Continue Reading →

Heathers is Back and Forcing the Status Quo to “Lick it Up”

There is a decent chance the audience watching the new Heathers TV show on the Paramount Network has never seen the original black comedy. This makes it equally possible that they will absolutely not understand the point of Heathers and… Continue Reading →

Downsizing is No Honey I Shrunk the Kids for Adults

I was pretty interested in seeing the new comedy, Downsizing. The trailers promised a funny, slapstick comedy with a touch of heart and a dash of save the Earth. I was in, despite the fact that I knew the film… Continue Reading →

It’s A Tromaful Life: Toxie Santa and Hectic Knife

Gather ‘round, kiddies. It’s time to tell you a tale of Christmas cheer, as only the fine folks at Troma could.

Little Evil Brings New Meaning To Terrible Toddlers

Every single new step-parent has the same fears. Will my spouse’s child accept me as their new parent? Will they love me or hate me? Will they respect me? Very few actually think, “Is this child the spawn of Satan?”

The Orville Tries to Boldly Go

The Orville is the new hour-long space exploration series from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane. Taking cues from Star Trek and Galaxy Quest, the TV show centers on new Captain Ed Mercer (played by MacFarlane, himself) and his ship the U.S.S. Orville. The pilot… Continue Reading →

EPIX Attempts to Get Shorty

Per Matt Back in 1994, Quentin Tarantino made a name for himself with the release of Pulp Fiction and John Travolta’s casting felt like an act of genius. But for Travolta’s comeback to be complete, he’d have to follow up… Continue Reading →

Stage-5 Sharknado Coming in Hot

A few weeks back, during a night of bar trivia, one of the questions was: “What item does Fin use to cut his way out of a shark in Sharknado?” Having never seen any movies in the franchise, I guessed… Continue Reading →

Discovering the Star Trek Connection

The final frontier seems to be the focus of a variety of entertainment options right now. First and foremost being Star Trek: Discovery, which is coming to CBS this Fall.

I’ve Been Troma-tized by Memento Mortis

Like so many ’80s and ’90s kids, my first introduction to the wonderful world of Troma pictures was the Toxic Crusaders cartoon. It was an absolutely absurd half hour of mutated eco-warriors battling the forces of evil. That initial perception… Continue Reading →

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