A high-energy Grammys show fixed one big problem, created new ones

A high-energy Grammys show fixed one big problem, created new ones

February 11, 2019 silverswan656 0

We gave it a B- The Recording Academy has heard the criticism. They have taken action. 2018 brought a very dude-ish Grammys ceremony and a very dumb-ish comment by Academy president Neil Portnow about how female artists had to “step up.” This year, at the 61st annual Grammy Awards, there were women, nay, goddesses! Host Alicia Keys…

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend recap: Rebecca needs a new dream

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend recap: Rebecca needs a new dream

February 9, 2019 silverswan656 0

What does Rebecca Bunch want? Well, for the first time four years, it seems like maybe she doesn’t know. After dealing with the challenges of backsliding with regards to her mental illness last week, Rebecca began taking antidepressants, but she still feels stigmatized for it. Fortunately, the answer lies in a La La Land-style song-and-dance…

Twitter reacts to Trump’s delayed State of the Union address

Twitter reacts to Trump’s delayed State of the Union address

February 6, 2019 silverswan656 0

President Donald Trump delivered his second State of the Union address Tuesday night, offering up the yearly presidential speech on a delayed timeline. The address was postponed after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi refused to invite Trump to the Capitol in the midst of the government shutdown, stressing that it would not be appropriate…

Maroon 5’s Super Bowl halftime show: Well, that was boring

Maroon 5’s Super Bowl halftime show: Well, that was boring

February 4, 2019 silverswan656 0

Months of controversy surrounding this year’s Super Bowl halftime performance coalesced Sunday night into a Maroon 5-led set that had all the pomp and circumstance of a slowly deflating football. Brief appearances by rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi — and an even briefer tribute to late Spongebob Squarepants creator Stephen Hillenburg — added little…

‘Celebrity Big Brother’ recap: The Fun Five turns into bitter, party of two

‘Celebrity Big Brother’ recap: The Fun Five turns into bitter, party of two

February 3, 2019 silverswan656 0

Live from Studio City, it’s Saturday night! Yep, Celebrity Big Brother takes a one-night-only sojourn to Saturday night (thanks a lot, football!) and whew chile, this was an EPISODE.  Between the veto, live eviction, Julie Chen Moonves’ space saucer sleeves and more awkward arguments than a community theater production of August: Osage County, it literally…

The Blacklist recap: Raymond Reddington faces his fate

The Blacklist recap: Raymond Reddington faces his fate

February 2, 2019 silverswan656 0

Raymond Reddington may have just lost his last chance at avoiding trial for multiple capital offenses, but his fate isn’t exactly sealed yet. It’s already snuggly inside the envelope, sure — but as Dembe told his boss following some pre-verdict good fortune, “Sometimes you make your own fate, and sometimes fate makes you.” And while this…