Pilot Review: Champions

Let’s get one thing straight, Mindy Kaling is an amazing, relatable goddess that I will never (for the foreseeable future) find fault with because she is the best and deserves to always succeed. Now that I’ve firmly declared my bias, let’s get to the review.

The good:

There is such potential Continue reading

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Pilot Review: Stitchers

Okay, before we go forward I will admit one thing. I know a little bit about neuroscience. And by a little I mean definitely enough to get all of the arguments against this show from a science point of view. So to the mythical followers in my mind that are planning to argue science with me, don’t bother. I get it. We’re good. I still like this show.

I like the cast.

The lead female is attractive in a non-distracting way. She has quirks but in a fresh way. She has some potential for growth and is a great catalyst for plot. Continue reading

Pilot Review: Selfie

In a world of short titles that do nothing for the viewer but provide the laziest of context, “Selfie” is not the worst and it certainly is relevant. I’m willing to admit to watching a show by that name to my colleagues. But then again, I’m not known for my taste in television.

If you had a negative knee jerk reaction to the title and are thinking about skipping this half hour of programming please let me convince you otherwise.

The show’s premise is a re-imagining of “My Fair Lady” for the 21st century. Instead of the obvious of option turning a hick into a suave socialite the writers came up with something a little more unique and far more appropriate. What they give us is the story of a young, hot, internet famous girl and a workaholic man with no time for socializing.

Continue reading

Pilot Review: Selfie

In a world of short titles that do nothing for the viewer but provide the laziest of context, “Selfie” is not the worst and it certainly is relevant. I’m willing to admit to watching a show by that name to my colleagues. But then again, I’m not known for my taste in television.

If you had a negative knee jerk reaction to the title and are thinking about skipping this half hour of programming please let me convince you otherwise.

The show’s premise is a re-imagining of “My Fair Lady” for the 21st century. Instead of the obvious of option turning a hick into a suave socialite the writers came up with something a little more unique and far more appropriate. What they give us is the story of a young, hot, internet famous girl and a workaholic man with no time for socializing.

Continue reading