Misfits and British Television

TV REVIEW: MISFITS (2009-2013) A few days ago, I finished watching all 5 seasons of E4’s Misfits (2009-2013, a British science fiction, comedy-drama tv show created by Howard Overman.This is a fairly old (3-4 years ago old) show about a group of young offenders all of whom, while in the middle of their appointed community service,…

Suicide and Superpowers

I was well into the 7th season of AMC’s The Walking Dead. But come the tenth episode entitled New Best Friends, I begin to question the road this show is taking which might just be “downhill”. Because the “scavengers” scene was pretty darned ridiculous, almost cartoonishly so. But no, I am not going to write…

Old New Discovery: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

I first heard of Brooklyn Nine-Nine when it pulled an upset and nabbed a Golden Globe for Best TV Series – Musical or Comedy back in 2014. It was quite a shocker because Brooklyn Nine-Nine was a very young show back then, virtually an unknown with just one season under their belt. They were able…

Top Five Feminist Inside Amy Schumer Sketches

//embed.gettyimages.com/embed/469528418?et=3JNgFO8oRmRu9aDeucUo8g&viewMoreLink=off&sig=dQX17OXPa0MVZ3EAtr1em8XsJWXmoQDmPQHRy4Ibl1w=&caption=true View image | gettyimages.com “God, you look familiar. Are you that girl from the television who talks about her pussy all the time?” says Julia Louis-Dreyfus to a baffled but thrilled Amy Schumer when the latter stumbled upon the Veep star along with Tina Fey and Patricia Arquette having brunch in a meadow (Episode…

Heroes Reborn Coming (Very) Soon!

Do you remember Heroes? The series which started back in 2006? I was once a fan of that television series. Well, for the first season at least. I got hooked at once by the concept of ordinary people having super powers. Heroes with abilities, but without costumes and codenames. I remember how I waited every…