seven sentence reviews / television

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, Week 5: In which we learned about the Valentine’s Day Jamie cooked naked

Icebergs melted, walls fell, unicorns danced in circles, bison burgers were enjoyed by all, and Alice paid Jamie a tiny bit of praise.  After months of gentle wooing, Jamie has almost succeeded in endearing himself to Alice and becoming the British person she almost tolerates*.  Our story began with Jamie and Rod from the radio … Continue reading

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16 and Pregnant, Week 9 (Lizzie): Do we have a 2010 version of “emo” yet?

Before I can say anything – and I mean anything – about this week’s episode of 16 and Pregnant, I need to get this out of my system:  SERIOUSLY??????!!!!!!!! An aspiring glassblower/part-time thrift store employee named Skylar?  Who cheats on you, like, the same week*  you get pregnant and then cries sincere emo tears and … Continue reading

seven sentence reviews / television

16 and Pregnant, Week 9 (Lizzie): Do we have a 2010 version of "emo" yet?

Before I can say anything – and I mean anything – about this week’s episode of 16 and Pregnant, I need to get this out of my system:  SERIOUSLY??????!!!!!!!! An aspiring glassblower/part-time thrift store employee named Skylar?  Who cheats on you, like, the same week*  you get pregnant and then cries sincere emo tears and … Continue reading

seven sentence reviews / television

The Celebrity Apprentice, Week 5: Did Bret Make Us Feel Something Real?

This week was all about family and commitments outside of The Celebrity Apprentice: Sharon Osbourne still had the black plague (which Trump wasn’t so ready to forgive), Cyndi Lauper got to meet President Obama and prove that she’s not just Tenacity’s lovable screw-up, Michael Johnson left the show for undisclosed reasons related to his son, … Continue reading

seven sentence reviews / television

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, Week 4: All We Eat Nowadays is Beef Stir Fry

And they were cookin’, cookin’ in the streets…because Jamie was trying to win a bet.  This week’s episode* took a break from the will they/won’t they tension between Alice and Jamie in the elementary school kitchen and focused on Jamie’s work in the larger Huntington community.  I was too young for Moonlighting, but I imagine … Continue reading

seven sentence reviews / television

Seven Sentence Review: Celebrity Apprentice, “Muggles and Wizards,” (Week 4)

I am coming to realize that when I settle down for an evening of competitive celebrity reality television, a show like The Celebrity Apprentice forces me to confront several key issues in today’s infotainment.  The harsh reality of the world we live in that I faced this week was this: When is the attempt to … Continue reading

seven sentence reviews / television

Seven Sentence Review: Celebrity Apprentice, "Muggles and Wizards," (Week 4)

I am coming to realize that when I settle down for an evening of competitive celebrity reality television, a show like The Celebrity Apprentice forces me to confront several key issues in today’s infotainment.  The harsh reality of the world we live in that I faced this week was this: When is the attempt to … Continue reading