…Spring Eternal

IT’S SPRING!!! In case the all-caps and excessive use of exclamation points didn’t effectively convey my emotions, I’m REALLY excited. It’s not that I don’t love you, winter. It’s just that I’m still thawing out from the week of sub-zero temps. I’m good on the cold and snow for a while. Speaking of snow, it’s…

…gal around

Happy Galentine’s Day, crusaders! For those new to this glorious celebration of ladies, let me explain. Galentine’s Day is part of the grand tradition of holidays created in sitcoms that have found their way out into the real world, (e.g. Festivus and Chrismakkuh and Treat Yo Self Day).

…Work It Out

Yesterday, ABC made the decision to cancel “Roseanne,” after its star made some controversial tweets. Whether you agree with the decision or not, the fact is that it’s done. The appeal of “Roseanne” for many, is that it’s a show that they can see their own working class family in. Which I get, but “Roseanne”…

…enjoy the view

This What to Watch Wednesday, in the face of an incredibly polar and political world, I present to you a sitcom reboot that may just be the key to finding our better selves—“One Day at a Time.” I hesitate to call it a reboot because of the stigma, but seeing as Norman Lear, who developed the original…

…take another look

In these final days of 2017, as we look back in order to move forward, I wanted to take a moment for a few more cultural highlights of the last 365 (give or take a few), particularly the ones that dared to reimagine beloved classics. Yes, I’m talking about “remakes.” In a world screaming for originality,…