Severing From “Severance”

Severing From “Severance”

After watching a couple episodes of the new Apple TV+ series, “Severance,” I was intrigued. It stars Adam Scott as an employee of a mysterious company called Lumon, for which he agreed to undergo a surgical procedure that “severed” his work...
TV Review: “Lucy and Desi”

TV Review: “Lucy and Desi”

On the heels of Aaron Sorkin’s “Being The Ricardos” (which I reviewed here), Amy Poehler’s “Lucy and Desi” provides a deeper dive into the couple that starred in “I Love Lucy” and then ran one of the biggest independent...
Plus Play

Plus Play

In a piece I wrote almost exactly a year ago about consumers cutting the cord by dropping cable TV service in favor of streaming services, I said: What I wonder is when some enterprising company will come along and disrupt the current system with something similar to...
TV Review: “Law and Order” Returns

TV Review: “Law and Order” Returns

It’s been 12 years since the original “Law and Order” ran out of steam and even more since my wife and I stopped watching the show entirely. We were never drawn to any of its myriad spinoffs and, based on the series premiere of NBC’s reboot,...
TV Review: “We Need To Talk About Cosby”

TV Review: “We Need To Talk About Cosby”

My wife and I just finished watching W. Kamau Bell’s four-part documentary series for Showtime, “We Need To Talk About Cosby.” In it, Bell does a deep dive on Cosby’s career and the milestones that made him a showbiz legend, from his standup to...
Amy’s Final Jeopardy

Amy’s Final Jeopardy

One of the first thoughts I had after it happened was, “I don’t have to come up with any more anecdotes.” — Amy Schneider, after her 40-game “Jeopardy!” win streak ended tonight Amy is one of the show’s greatest champions, deserving of...