Wednesday, December 05, 2012
• Morning TV Round-Up: '30 Rock' & 'The Office'
The Fountainhead |
Dennis and his drunken wife and their adopted son Black Dennis were the witnesses along with Jack (who read from "The Fountainhead," because of course he did), and yet there was an obvious joy to it — and not just because Tony Bennett(*) was there to serenade the newlyweds.
Sunday, April 11, 2010
• Chuck, ‘Chuck vs. The Other Guy’: To Paris, with love
Bonita Friedericy has one of the most thankless jobs on [ Chuck], as she's there most weeks to give exposition and sign off abruptly. Perhaps as a reward for three seasons of this, [Chris] Fedak gave her a lot of funny bits to play here, whether it was Beckman admitting an unsurprising fondness for Ayn Rand, Beckman waking up and using The Clapper to turn on her bedroom lights, or Beckman's complete misery at having to deal with the likes of Morgan Guillermo Grimes.
Monday, August 17, 2009
• Mad Men, “Out of Town”: Reviewing the season premiere
"Mad Men" rarely makes us feel too guilty for asking us to revel in the surface when we want. As Bert Cooper, bless his Ayn Rand-loving heart, puts it, "I don't care what they say: London Fog is a great name."
Monday, January 26, 2009
• United States of Tara, “Aftermath”: Time to start loving Orel
Does Marshall having a female sidekick who dresses like Ayn Rand and is similarly pretentious (mocking [teacher Orel] Gershinson for having gone to a state school) make his own '40s affectations seem more natural (like the two of them decided on it together), or less?