Go Vote Then Escape Reality With These Election Episodes

Escape Reality With These Election Episodes

Escape Reality With These Election Episodes

SNL Clinton Trump Debate 2016

This Presidential Election has been rather divisive, but I think we can all agree on one thing – it needs to be over. So after you cast your vote on Tuesday, why not take your mind off things with some TV. No, I’m not recommending you watch the 24-hour news cycle, I recommend checking out these election day-inspired episodes.

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When Showrunners Exit: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

When Showrunners Exit: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Nashville on ABC

Earlier this week news broke that Nashville’s current showrunner would be replaced by Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick. Now on one hand this is good news for Nashville fans since it seems to indicate that a fifth season is likely; however, handing over the reins of a TV show can seriously alter the tone of a show, for better or worse.  

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Kick Ass Stuntwomen on Television

Kick Ass Stuntwomen on Television
Bethany Levy stunts

Photo: Bethany Levy

With an abundance of superhero-based TV shows and other action series currently airing, more and more female characters are kicking ass and taking names. And behind every badass women, is another even more-badass women – their stunt double.

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Completely Arbitrary 2015 TV Superlatives

Completely Arbitrary 2015 TV Superlatives

Best TV of 2015

It’s been another busy year of watching TV. Some beloved shows bid adieu, some jumped the shark, others enjoyed a creative resurgence, and many new excellent shows were added to my watchlist. To celebrate, here’s my ‘best of’ list for 2015. As always, this list is both subjective and ultimately meaningless. Cheers to the new year!

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Righting the Ship: TV Shows That Rebounded After An Underwhelming Season

Righting the Ship: TV Shows That Rebounded After An Underwhelming Season

A lot of TV shows tend to either get better over time and end on a high note or trudge on long after they’ve peaked. What’s not so typical though is when a show is able to right the proverbial ship after a less-than-stellar season.

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We’re Just Friends: Fandom & Shipping

We’re Just Friends: Fandom & Shipping

According to Wikipedia, ‘shipping’, which is derived from the word ‘relationship’, “is the belief that two characters, fictional or non-fictional, are (or will be, or should be) in a romantic relationship”.*

Other definitions I found online say about the same thing. A few made mention that shipping could be platonic, but typically its romantic in nature, and that’s what I don’t get. Why can’t fans be content with friendships?

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