“Sir, I believe one of those drinks you’re warming has my name on it!”, Paul F. Tompkins said bombastically, grinning like Wile E. Coyote in a roadrunner coop. 89 more words
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“RiffTrax Live! Summer Shorts Beach Party” is better than fun in the sun. 688 more words
Mel Brooks Doesn't Think 'Blazing Saddles' Could Be Made Today Thanks To Our 'Stupidly Politically Correct Society'
In a recent interview with BBC Radio 4, comedy legend Mel Brooks claimed that political correctness was killing comedy. While Brooks made it clear that he’s not against empathy in comedy, he’s worried that comedy is becoming less authentic in our “stupidly politically correct society.” 531 more words
What Are You Doing Here?: Flawed Heroes and BoJack Horseman and put all of that in bold after the colon
Writing a review of BoJack Horseman is going to be hard. Well, writing a good one, anyway.
It’s destined to be uneven.
While it sharply satirizes the foibles and trappings of fame in Hollywood, along with the crushing emptiness that can often accompany success, one season two episode also features seven different euphemisms for, and two deaths from, auto-erotic asphyxiation (Strangle the Dirty Dangle; The Blue-Faced Blast-Off; The Strokey Chokey; The Two-Neck Squeeze; The one hand on the Adam’s apple, the other one’s on the Adam’s banana; Gasper; The Funky Spider-Man). 2,876 more words
There really is no other show like Bojack Horseman. There are of course plenty of shows that have dealt with similar subject matter, but none of them with this particular approach. 436 more words