Category Archives: Television

Patriot Games

If you haven’t seen Amazon’s new series Patriot, you’re missing out. Seriously. The slow-burning dark comedy about an intelligence agent posing as an engineer in Milwaukee to prevent a nuclear Iran involves confessional neo-folk, Brazilian jiu jitsu and rock paper … Continue reading

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Bloody, Brilliant

Last night’s epic TV battle left me gasping for air, unsure if I was ready for the next season, as if a year was enough time to process the agony of defeat and the stunning cost of victory. But enough … Continue reading

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On Figs and the Future

A couple weeks ago, I ran across a great quotation I hadn’t heard since I first read it a few years back. Last night, I heard it again. (I am nothing if not a sucker for the ol’ Baader-Meinhoff phenomenon, friends.) … Continue reading

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Masterful Work

Remember a little bit ago when I posted the trailer to Master of None and speculated wildly about how good it would be? Well damn, it’s fantastic. After seeing the first half of Season One, I’m absolutely hooked. I can’t … Continue reading

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RIP Grantland

According to the Washington Post, ESPN is shutting down their sports and pop-culture site Grantland, effective immediately. That’s a total bummer. I read Grantland every day. It was the first site I’d check before work every morning. It was what I’d … Continue reading

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Master of None

Aziz Ansari having his own show on Netflix is awesome. I’m a big fan of his work and excited to see where he goes with Master of None. And I’m really hoping it’ll be a big step forward for him. We’ve … Continue reading

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