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Top 5 Reasons I’m Still Hooked On Glee

In Uncategorized on May 12, 2010 at 9:23 pm

Is it me or is this season even better than the last? The musical numbers and song choices are incredible, I am honestly in love with mostly every song featured on the show. Here are the reasons this season is awesome:

1. Jesse — HELLO Jesse is so attractive, a bit shady and has wonderful hair. I would like to be swept off my feet and be twirled in the air by Jesse any day. I don’t think Rachel really likes him but is too afraid Finn will screw her over again so she’s playing the game. I don’t know if I believe Jesse has good intentions but we will see.


2) Mr. Scheuster and Miss. Pillsbury’s Messed Up Dysfunctional Relationship — She’s a prude with OCD, he’s a “slut” recovering from a harsh marital fall- out. I dig it, big time. I think she will eventually fall back in love with him — and why shouldn’t she? All men like a little action every now and then.

3) Kurt coming into his own — I truthfully think Kurt’s character is on its way of becoming one of the most emotionally complex and interesting on the show. Not only is he gay and dealing with the difficulties of his father’s disappointment, but in addition a more “athletic” son in law to be (Fin) adds only more frustration into Kurt’s life.

4) Finn– Need I say more? He is still trying to figure what he wants from Rachel which makes him a compelling (somewhat ditzy) character within the bunch. He wants to be with Rachel at times for she sees the real Finn but at the same time he’s afraid he will get hurt again like he did with Quinn when she was impregnated by Puck.


5) Rachel being the center of male attention and less the center of the vocal — Rachel most definitely is the strongest character on the show — she annoys me in many regards but her singing and acting are incomparable with any of the other characters on the show. I truthfully feel like if Lea Michele were not cast for the role on the show it would have flopped within one season. I love the love triangle forming/ continuing to fester between her, Jesse, and Finn. I wonder who she will decide in the end to be with.


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What I’m Currently Watching

In Uncategorized on April 14, 2010 at 8:18 pm

I don’t know much about writing television critiques so I rarely post them. I mean, yes, I do occasionally HAVE to chime in with my two cents about crucial issues such as Nip/Tuck’s downward spiral of a season finale, or True Blood but in GENERAL I don’t delve into the TV realm with you guys. I do, however, love television — not as much of a movie fan (I have my favorites and tend to re watch my favorites until they physically fall apart). TV shows are different– I don’t like to re watch episodes but I do have shows I will make a hard ass effort to watch weekly, if new, and reruns if discontinued.

GLEE

LOVE Glee — love the musical, Broadway, High School Musical feel to it but at the same time I love how there’s an actual intriguing plot that keeps you interested for more than just the music. I hope Puck stays in the spotlight again this season, he’s the best there is. A bitttt slow, but hey, he’s not all too bad to look at. Agree with me ladies?

FAMILY GUY

I could say I didn’t THOROUGHLY enjoy this show? But I’d be lying. I click to Family Guy whenever it is on television — it’s such a sharp show. Stewie is my favorite character by far.

KING OF THE HILL

Insert jokes and chuckles here, I know I know. Why in the world am I such a big King of The Hill fan you ask? I couldn’t really answer that question. But I will say, I love Bobby Hill — sure he may be a questionable homosexual who hasn’t discovered it yet, but he is SO great and comfortable in his own skin — best character.

DEGRASSI

I think the better more reasonable question is when in fact am I NOT watching Degrassi? The show is so addicting — and childish — and I feel uncomfortable watching it because I am too old but it’s ok because I live alone. I don’t have anyone to judge — and with that in mind, I will continue to watch. For those of you closet Degrassi fans, HOW EXCITED ARE YOU FOR FRIDAY NIGHT?!?


THROW DOWN WITH BOBBY FLAY

I don’t think Bobby Flay by ANY means has the best personality on the Food Network — he is rather dull actually, but his show is clogging up most FN space and so I have been forced to watch a bit more of it than I’d like. What I have realized, however, is that the show is extremely comical. It’s a cocky chef seeing if anyone has what it takes to stack up to him. AS IF he could triumph over hefty southern black ladies who made corn bread from 6am-11pm? THAT’S FUNNY.



Golden Globes 2010– Rants & Raves

In Uncategorized on January 18, 2010 at 6:30 pm

I’m a senior in my spring semester of college — which means in lamens terms… I choose binge drinking over a lot of other activities such as watching the Golden Globe’s for instance. I did, however, check feverishly through the red carpet dress line up as well as the nominations and winners on the official website. I will say, some of the winners I am not surprised about, others very much so. I thought I would go through some of the awards and share my thoughts on the thumbs up or the thumbs down.

SHOCKERS:

BEST MOTION PICTURE — MUSICAL OR COMEDY:

THE HANGOVER??? I get it, it was funny. I have seen it time and time again but that shouldn’t have won a GOLDEN GLOBE for god sake. I think 500 Days of Summer should have won, clearly I’m biased — a long time child hood friend directed it, but still!

BEST TELEVISION SERIES — DRAMA:

MAD MEN: While I do like M.M. and I think it is brilliantly written I think the other nominees were just as amazing and to be honest, I think this season of Big Love should’ve won this instead. All of the nominees were solid candidates so I won’t say this one is a total disappointment, however, I love Big Love and feel a bit let down.


BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL OR COMEDY:

TONI COLLETTE: UNITED STATES OF TARA: Here’s the thing, Lea Michele on Glee should have won this with her eyes closed I am NOT a happy camper about this — I wanted her to have a breakthrough Golden Globe award to take home at the end of the night. She was unbelievable on Glee and really was the glue to the whole show, so in my eyes, this was a disappointing loss for Lea.


PREDICTABLE WINNERS/ AWARDS I’M HAPPY ABOUT:

BEST PERFORMANCE BY ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES

CHLOE SEVIGNY FOR BIG LOVE: I loved her character’s development this season: she was bitter, controlling, and independent — loved her and her portrayal of the frustrated 3rd wife. I also love how her character cheats on Bill Paxton, he’s boring and is beginning to have erectile issues — I’d be out of there too!


BEST PERFORMANCE BY ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES

JOHN LITHGOW FOR DEXTER: yes yes yesss! He was SO creepy and added so much intrigue and depth to Dexter this season. Who knew Lithgow could be so scary?


BEST TELEVISION SERIES — MUSICAL OR COMEDY:

GLEE: BEST AWARD OF THE EVENING in my opinion. What amazing breakout show — it’s refreshing, and brilliant. I love the fact that it doesn’t conform to the “blood sucking trend” and goes for the feel good plot line.



Glee, Oh How I Love Thee

In Uncategorized on November 30, 2009 at 9:18 pm

In my Communication Theory class a few weeks ago, my professor asked us to watch a few clips of the new hit show, Glee, and define the various high school stereotypes that were presented… Of course you have:

The dumb, somewhat attractive, somewhat not Jock….

The hot, knocked up cheerleader who can’t hold a tune or making one convincing line within the show…

The large and extremely talented black girl who can go head to head against Jennifer Hudson no doubt…

The troubled wheelchair boy that has such a great, raspy, dark singing voice….

The geek girl who is in reality extremely hot under her “nerd facade”….

The “bad boy” whom actually knocked up the cheerleader, as opposed to the jock (sporting a mohawk mind you) …

The gay guy with the diva attitude and the unaccepting father…

What I love most about the show is its ability to turn all of the typical stereotypes on its head. While they do have concrete roles they play within the typical high school setting, their actions and behaviors veer very far from what you’d expect. In addition, the musical aspect of the show is unbelievable… From Kanye’s Gold Digger to Sisqo’s The Thong Song, they incorporate a musical- like quality with new age/ old school music into the sitcom. I’m not used to watching a TV show then hearing the characters begin belting out Cher. I LOVE every minute of it.

My favorite character is Lea Michele, who plays Rachel Berry, the talented yet very geeky girl in the Glee Club. There’s something about her character that’s so genuine it’s almost alarming. She has the best set of vocals in the bunch, and in my mind is the most attractive. She shows her insecurities throughout the show as well as her confidence in her singing abilities. I hope she wins an Emmy for her role.

I also love Matthew Morrison, who plays Mr. Schuster on the show. He’s sexy in a geeky, teacher-like way and can’t belt out a tune like the rest of them. While I think his temptations veer him off course at times, he loves his wife and his Glee Club more than anything else.