New Girl: Roommate Do’s and Don’ts of the Week

by Angel Cohn November 14, 2012 9:41 am
<I>New Girl</i>: Roommate Do’s and Don’ts of the Week

The "Menzies" episode was a bit like riding an emotional rollercoaster, the problem being that the laughter peaked and waned depending on the storyline. The stuff with CeCe was great, Nick and the old man was fantastic, Schmidt's new boss has some potential that we hope to see play out over her two additional episodes and we're thrilled that Jess got a job. But there were jokes that fell flat and mostly we'd just be grateful to never hear any one of the roommates mention PMS again.

New Girl: Roommate Do’s and Don’ts of the Week

by Angel Cohn October 31, 2012 11:18 am
<I>New Girl</I>: Roommate Do’s and Don’ts of the Week

This week's "Halloween" episode was pleasantly filled with very few tricks (just the lame Winston/Shelby nonsense) and mostly treats (Schmidt and Robby, Nick and Amelia, Jess and Sam), so Happy Halloween to us viewers. And hopefully now that Winston is rid of his dead weight, he'll be more fun to have around. Or at least involved in the rest of the gang's storylines...

TV on DVD: Tuesday, October 2, 2012

by Ethan Alter October 2, 2012 1:25 pm
TV on DVD: Tuesday, October 2, 2012

The show may be called New Girl, but for us, it's all about the Schmidt.

New Girl: Roommate Do’s and Don’ts of the Week

by Angel Cohn September 26, 2012 10:38 am
<I>New Girl:</I> Roommate Do’s and Don’ts of the Week

Last night, New Girl returned for Season 2 with two new episodes, "Re-Launch" and "Katie," to mixed results. While I laughed a bunch at "Re-Launch," it was primarily because the roomies were all together; in the second episode, they split apart and that's where the trouble started. In the first, everyone rallied around Schmidt (who had just gotten his penis cast off) and Jess (who had just lost her teaching job) and the weird entangled moments were great. While in "Katie," the storylines about future Nick and about Jess trying to juggle multiple men had their moments, but the whole thing about Winston's family visiting, and Schmidt's offensive behavior towards them, was just plain terrible. Still, there was more good than bad overall.

Game Change: Everything Old is Old Again

by Ethan Alter March 11, 2012 6:00 am
<i>Game Change</i>: Everything Old is Old Again

I finally got around to reading Game Change, John Heilemann and Mark Halperin's much buzzed-about recounting of the chaotic 2008 Presidential campaign, well after all the hype surrounding the book had died down. And to be honest, I didn't really get what all the fuss was about. Sure Heilemann and Halperin provided some juicy nuggets about what was going on behind-the-scenes on both the Democratic and Republican sides, but as a work of non-fiction, it was awkwardly structured, poorly sourced (the authors famously relied extensively on anonymous and off-the-record contributors) and didn't offer any profound insights into the contentious, turbulent year that the country had just lived through. At its worst, Game Change resembled an US Weekly version of a political book -- lots of gossip, not much substance.

Today's TWoP News: Monday, December 12, 2011

by Ashley Chervinski December 12, 2011 1:49 pm
Today's TWoP News: Monday, December 12, 2011

It's closer than you think!

Does Ashton Kutcher Make Two and a Half Men Watchable Now?

by Rachel Stein September 20, 2011 10:24 am
Does Ashton Kutcher Make <i>Two and a Half Men</i> Watchable Now?

Maybe this will lose me all of my comedy cred in this universe, but I never completely hated Two and a Half Men. I definitely never watched it on a weekly or even monthly basis, but if another person flipped it on while we were hanging out at a relative's or friend's house, I would sit and watch it and chuckle. But in terms of a weekly series, I would deem it unwatchable, because what discerning appreciator of comedy could possibly stand that much canned laughter and Charlie Sheen crammed into one half-hour?

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