Let's start today with a million praise hands emojis to Flavorwire's Pilot Viruet, who managed to stomach an entire interview with Mathew Klickstein, the author of SLIMED! An Oral History of Nickelodeon’s Golden Age, whose thoughts on the network's push for diversity are… interesting.
To just shove it in there because, “Uh-oh, we need diversity,” is silly and a little disgusting. It needs to be the best people working on the best shows. They happen to be white, that’s a shame. They happen to be all guys, that’s a shame. No one says this about sports — they do sometimes, the owners — but sorry, that most basketball, football [...]
Mix and match least 10?
- Dead or dying animals
- Dead or dying people
- Twisted sex, especially incest
- Teenage girls and/or women with ASTOUNDINGLY fantastic hair
- Rituals with masks
So let's say your obsession with True Detective almost frightens you. That it feels like you'd do anything for this show, that the show controls you. That given the opportunity you'd forsake your own body to be a pair of eyeballs watching True Detective on repeat until the end of time (which is flat). Anyway, so let's say you like True Detective, and when there are no more True Detective episodes to watch (before rewatching the True Detective episodes you've watched already), you scratch at the internet for something, anything, to feed your True Detective hunger.
If that is the case, here are some links and videos to add to your collection.
Writer, creator, [...]
Here is Salon's Willa Paskin on Netflix's new original and available-for-streaming-all-at-once-so-your-life-is-over-for-at-least-13-hours series:
Without ever being anything less than wildly entertaining, “Orange” is effortlessly in conversation with all of TV’s biggest themes, and, boy, does it have something new to say about every single one of them. Here is a show that is explicitly about the consequences of breaking bad, but that never glorifies it: Violating the law does not for one moment seem cool, just a bad choice that gets you locked up. By virtue of its almost entirely female cast, it’s an instant retort to the macho-man craze, proof positive that female dynamics are more than [...]