Category Archives: Entertainment

TV Club: Vikings: “Born Again”

[I don’t usually throw up a SPOILER warning before a review—I mean, who reads a review without watching the episode first, really? But, yeah, SPOILERS ahead.] When Siggy died a few episodes ago, I was taken aback because the character’s journey, as ancillary as it had become, seemed to have some storytelling life in it. But tonight, Athelstan’s death at […]

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What’s On Tonight: SNL returns—and it’s brought back The Rock to save the season!

Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28. All times are Eastern. Top pick Saturday Night Live (NBC, 11:30 p.m., Saturday): After three weeks off from a shaky season, SNL invites the burly charisma machine that is Dwayne Johnson to save the day—although he thinks he’s there just to promote that upcoming […]

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Newswire: Game Of Thrones’ showrunners want to bring the It’s Always Sunny gang to Westeros

A few years ago, Game Of Thrones showrunners D.B. Weiss and David Benioff got a chance to write an episode of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, a show that they’re both big fans of. While the two shows might seem totally unrelated on the surface, the connections between the two are actually pretty clear: Both focus on the political maneuvers […]

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Newswire: Discovery Channel is done with mermaids, still into naked people

Last we checked in with the Discovery Channel, it had just acquired a new president who promised that his channel would stop trying to trick children and stoned people into believing in mermaids and crap by airing “documentaries” that presented said crap under the guise of pseudoscientific fact. But TV, like politics, is full of liars with really good hair. […]

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TV Club: Bloodline: “Part 6”

Bloodline‘s sluggish pace has been its most divisive quality, with viewers expecting more of a thriller with some family drama versus a family drama with some thrills feeling especially bored by just how little happens in most episodes. It’s a tough show to binge, made even tougher by the fact that the scripts are always humorless. But Bloodline has crafted […]

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