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#cancelsouthpark

When Comedy Central advertised the 22nd season of South Park, it included the hashtag #cancelsouthpark. Was this a marketing ploy? A way to troll their fans? A cry for help from the show’s longtime creators? Or a preemptive strike against… Continue Reading →

Disenchanted with Disenchantment

You might want to taper your expectations when watching this latest entry from the creator of The Simpsons and Futurama. I expected more from Matt Groening, but a couple episodes into watching Disenchantment, I became… oh, what’s the word I’m… Continue Reading →

Disney Wins Fox Bidding War, Their Infinity Gauntlet is Nearly Complete

Much like Thanos seeking to gather all the Infinity stones throughout Avengers: Infinity War, so has the Disney empire sought to secure the rights to the outstanding Marvel comic book properties. And after Comcast faded from the bidding war this… Continue Reading →

Fandom and Fun at Hypericon 13

Hypericon returned to Nashville this past weekend for its 13th season. While the overall atmosphere felt a bit more subdued than last year when I covered it, the event was still fun and full of some of the most creative… Continue Reading →

Debating the Merits of Incredibles 2

For the longest time, The Walt Disney Company, as a motion-picture studio, generally never released sequels to its animated films in movie theaters. With the release of The Little Mermaid, followed by Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King… Continue Reading →

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 →

Watching The Twilight Zone Marathon As If It’s the End of the World

It’s New Year’s Eve and on this morning, through the next 48 hours, I’m binge watching a TV show that has been cancelled for 53 years (before its multiple revivals and movie adaptations). I’ve seen every episode multiple times via syndication…. Continue Reading →

From Peggy Olson to Offred: Why Elisabeth Moss is the Actress We Need and Deserve

Elisabeth Moss has steadily become one of my favorite actors working today. I admit, if not for her solid and consistent performance in Mad Men, I likely would’ve lost interest in the TV show after a season or two. Yes, I… Continue Reading →

Netflix’s Castlevania Gets Video Game Adaptations Right

When the fourth episode of Castelvania ended, all I wanted was for the TV show to continue. There has finally been a good video game adaptation made in the West, even if it was terribly short. With four episodes clocking in at… Continue Reading →

South Park Hits Season 20 Benchmark

This week, South Park aired the first episode of its 20th season, tying Gunsmoke and Law & Order for the second-longest running primetime TV series behind only The Simpsons, which has cataloged 28 seasons of its own, and is still… Continue Reading →

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