#1 Seinfeld vs. #16 Benson While it wasn’t a rout, the all-time ’90s classic sitcom about nothing was the master of its own domain–and also won this round. Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer (and Newman, Frank, Uncle Lou, the Soup Nazi, Babu Bhatt, Dolores, Tim … Continue reading Ladies and Gentlemen, Your Section E Winners!
We are halfway through the first round of this insane endeavor (that could have been even more insane–wait til you see some of the shows not on this). And it’s number one seed is one of the titans of TV–the home of close talkers, low … Continue reading March Madness in April Moves Into May (Still in the First Round): Vote in Section E
We’re in a crossroads of comedy tonight as one rising star debuts a show that’s half new artist showcase, half competition for laughs, while another finds out if his audience is ready to have him back. We’ve also got the usual collection of drunken storytellers, … Continue reading What To Watch: 07/09/2019
As the world spins towards chaos lately, we are reminded of anniversaries from another chaotic time, but one where hope felt a bit closer around the corner. Also, gangsters and teens. KATHERINE’S PICK: Tiananmen: Seven Weeks That Changed The World [PBS, 9p] Two very serious … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/25/2019
Our first favorite program gets its first spinoff — well, not exactly a spinoff, but the mind behind one of Broad City‘s greatest supporting characters gets his own showcase. We also rec a new important documentary, the return of an inebriated, yet informative comedy, and … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/18/2019
And then there were eight!!!!!!!! The NCAA finals dribble on and so does Screen Scholars March Madness. With eight excellent, elated, and especially edifying television programs remaining, the final winner can be literally any one of them. Why? Because I encourage voting early and often. The … Continue reading Elite Eight: The Polls
We have a series of upsets following the Sweet Sixteen voting. Grab your paddles and see your Elite Eight after the break.
Amongst a sea of “we loved so many shows it’s really a double bracket,” we finally see two brackets going paddle-to-paddle. Bat at that ball, Forrest, and meet me under the break.
Hoo boy, Happy Friday after to you, and welcome back to March Madness. We’ve got two weeks left of this monster, and we have more emotional upsets than BoJack has board games to throw. See your new bracket below the fold.
Your alcoholism can be an angel or a devil on your shoulder depending on how your body processes tequila. This blog won’t endorse a drinking problem, but it will endorse a good story. So pour a shot and see who’s left in our libations division.