Category Archives: Criticism

I Review Thanksgiving, Part 2

Thanksgiving is the day you default to family. At least it was when I was growing up. People just show up out of the blue and when you’re only eight years old and you only just met these people its … Continue reading

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I review Thanksgiving

In New York on Thanksgiving, you must wade. Those of us who are adept at wading prosper, and shave precious minutes off our trips. Those who cannot wade through the cars and pedestrians and trains are losing time. And what … Continue reading

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I Review FreeMarket

FreeMarket. Imagine Facebook, if you lived there. It is the future. You live on a giant floating metal donut near Titan. All food and drink are free. You cannot die, because little robots will find your corpse and rebuild a … Continue reading

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I review Boardwalk Empire (1/x)

About Boardwalk Empire I say, “Meh.” After three episodes, I haven’t seen a real female character, but I have seen a lot of adolescent male fantasy and blowjobs. I say, “Meh.” I mean, for the most part, you can say … Continue reading

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I review the Venture Brothers. (3/?)

I review the Venture Brothers: Part One Part Two Part Three “Are You There God, It’s Me, Dean”, episode nine of the Venture Brothers, is the episode that grew the show its beard. Here it is: Jackson Publick and Doc … Continue reading

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I review the Venture Brothers (2/?)

I review the Venture Brothers: Part One Part Two Part Three By the way, I’m not going to spend a lot of time rehashing the story. I’ll talk about specific events and characters, but if you want to know about … Continue reading

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I review the Venture Brothers (1/?)

I review the Venture Brothers: Part One Part Two Part Three Ever play poker with a TV show? Sometimes, I do. We play a few hands and get a read on each other. Venture Brothers is a show I’ve been … Continue reading

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I Review Sweeney Todd (Part 3 of ?)

Part One Part Two The young man: I have saved your life and seen into your eyes and I wish to heal you. I respect you now, Eggdrew. Nurse. I cry for you, Todd. London the pit. The pits. It’s … Continue reading

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I Review Sweeney Todd (2 of ?)

Part one. If you haven’t seen this version of Todd, go watch it. Or buy it. Then come back and watch it with me. It is here we go our several ways. The young man: if a young man dreams … Continue reading

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I review Fashion Week (1 of 2)

I review fashion week. I won’t be long. When you walk through New York, you get space. People don’t give much, but they give space. Boston is harried. Shoulders thrust at you. People stand, unrepentant, in your path. In Boston, … Continue reading

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