Entries Tagged as 'TV'

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Louis C.K. Calls Trump a ‘Gross Crook Dirty Rotten Lying Sack Of Sh*t’

While on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert comedian Louis C.K. didn’t hold back when it came to his opinions on President Donald Trump. Louis C.K. was there to promote his new Netflix show, and Colbert asked him if he regretted a previous statement where he compared Trump to Hitler. The comic acknowledges that he [...]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

How Breaking Bad Crafted a Brilliant TV Pilot

In his latest video essay, Michael Tucker from Lessons from the Screenplay lays down the frankly awesome way Vince Gilligan expertly set up the narrative of his hit TV show Breaking Bad, in the show’s pilot episode. The show has been rightfully heralded as one of the greatest TV has even seen, but like all [...]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Finally! A Chef Recreates Rick and Morty’s Szechuan Dipping Sauce

After the surprise release of the premiere episode of Rick and Morty season 3 was sprung on the world by Adult Swim on April Fools Day, the next unexpected turn of events was the resurgence of McDonald’s long-gone Mulan Szechuan dipping sauce. In the episode Rick says it’s his inspiration for what he does, and [...]

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

The Role of Philosophy in ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’

When you’re sitting down enjoying an episode of FX TV comedy It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia you might not immediately be struck by its similarities to German philosophers. But, if you dig a little deeper it’s there. At least it is according to this video essay by CrackerJacked which explores how the gang gets philosophical. [...]

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

We’re Living in the Golden Age of TV Title Sequences

In this video from Wired they explore how we’re not just living in the Golden Age of TV, but also the Golden Age of TV title sequences too. And as anyone who watches celebrated shows like Game of Thrones, True Detective, Westworld, and others will know, it’s true. As the vid explains title sequences used [...]

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer

Netflix’s 80s horror sci-fi series Stranger Things was the breakout hit of last summer, and introduced the world to the fictitious town of Hawkins, Indiana. It hit the right notes of mystery, nostalgia, and thrills and now everyone can’t wait for the new season to start.

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Narcos Season 3 — The Blow Must Go On

If you’ve caught the first two seasons of the hit Netflix series about Columbian drug kingpin and leader of the Medellin Cartel, Pablo Escobar, then you’ll no doubt by hyped for Narcos season 3. It’s due to premiere later this year, likely September, and will focus on the Cali Cartel who in real life came [...]

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

The Walking Deadpool—Walking Dead Recut in the Style of Deadpool Trailer

You might not immediately think that Deadpool and The Walking Dead go together well, but for some reason they do and this fan made trailer proves it. Both feature a lot of violence so they have that in common at least, and there’s plenty of gore on show in this, with Rick and the gang [...]

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Matthew McConaughey’s Dad Won a Motorbike in a Pissing Contest

Now this isn’t a story you expect to here from an A list celebrity, but then not every A list celebrity is Matthew McConaughey. While appearing on The Graham Norton Show McConaughey tells a brilliant story of how his dad won a bike for his brother in a pissing contest.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Aziz Ansari’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Monologue

Aziz Ansari, last week’s host on Saturday Night Live, delivered a heartfelt and hilarious opening monologue about how different groups of people are reacting to Donald Trump as president. In it he spoke about Islamophobia, ‘casual white supremacy’ and the “new, lower case KKK movement.”

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

Rick Tries to Save Christmas in the The Walking Dead Christmas Special

Just because there’s a zombie apocalypse doesn’t mean Christmas has to suffer, goddammit! And the undead certainly aren’t going to get in the way of Rick making sure Carl has a Christmas he won’t forget. All your favorite characters from the series are here, trying to track down cranberry sauce, and get everything else [...]

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

SNL Spoofs Trump’s Cabinet Picks By Showing Walter White as Head of DEA

Saturday Night Live opened recently with a sketch that surprised everyone by bringing back former host Bryan Cranston, playing one of his most beloved and recognisable characters, Walter White (or Heisenberg) from Breaking Bad. In the sketch White plays a new cabinet appointee of President-elect Donald Trump.