“Life. Itâ€™s literally all we have. But is it any good?”
Andy Daly’s Forest MacNeil takes Rick Steves’ sensibilities and applies them to all manner of absurdities. Review is great, but I guess this means we won’t get a Don de Mello sitcom…for the daddies.
Read more at A.V. Club.
I loved True Detective. I’m still reading articles about how the show will end and all the speculation surrounding it. Heck, they could interview anyone who was on set, even if it was just for a day, and I’d probably read that.
Here’s the Vulture’s interview with the production designer talking about the effort that went into building Carcosa. It’s amazing.
Discovery Channel really knows their demographic. “Deadliest Catch” may have run aground, but leave it to those geniuses to hit upon a subject nearer and dearer to me: craft beer. The kicker? Throw Dogfish Head beer guru Sam Calagione into the mix and you’re bound to attract an audience of literally dozens of beer geeks from around the U.S. A hit!
My main question is why didn’t I know about “Brew Masters” before catching a commercial during a Tottenham-Arsenal match on ESPN2? I’m not even that much of a soccer fan. And I follow @dogfishbeer on Twitter! Serendipity!
Not sure that I’ll be able to watch when it airs as it shares a time slot with a little show called “Boardwalk Empire,” but you better believe I’ll be DVR-ing it like a boss to watch Monday night while Helen checks out “Gossip Girl.”
UPDATE: I may have spoken to soon. Read this funny post over at A Good Beer Blog for the details. “Cake Boss” of beer sounds apt. Could be a turkey, but I still have love for local craft brewers. Go Sam!
Biggest surprise of the summer for this blogger? It’s “Louie,” hands down.
Marked improvement over “Lucky Louise,” his short-lived show on HBO, which lasted just a season. His raw standup and wry wit were perfectly blended into a more coherent narrative detailing his daily drag. Love when a comedian takes on the big issues, makes funny observations, but doesn’t lecture the audience. If you missed “Louie” this year, you really missed out.
Just watched The Promise, a new documentary about Bruce Springsteen’s Darkness on the Edge of Town. I have mixed feelings. I’ll be writing about it for Fancast.com this week.