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26 Jan 2017

Who Is Hank Moody?

“I probably won’t go down in history, but I will go down on your sister.” —Hank Moody   Ten years ago, Showtime gave us Californication, the story of Hank Moody: an over-sexed, booze-addled writer fighting to get his family back. Hank (played by David Duchovny) is comic, tragic, absurd yet

Charles Daly - Cut-Rate Curmudgeon 0
08 Jun 2015

10 BEST TV THEME SONGS OF ALL TIME

TV themes don’t matter like they used to. Nobody watches Game of Thrones because they hear the theme song playing from the TV room and realize it’s their favorite time of week again. The future of the TV theme song is unclear, but its past is undeniable Sometimes you want to

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09 Sep 2014

Binge Watching: My Experience with a Consuming Addiction

What initially appeared to be a happy coincidence, devolved into a debilitating dependency. Around the same time I was due to take a several hour bus trip I received a couple of sets of DVDs from a friend. I had mentioned to him in passing how entertaining I find the

Kaetan Mazza - The Broke-Joke-Who-Enjoys-a-Midnight-Toke 0
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08 Oct 2012

Witness Moving Images Through Astoria’s Museum of the Moving Image

I have been doing my best to explore my new home and decided to expand my horizons and give Astoria a try. I was headed to the Museum of the Moving Image, which is a place any cinephile has to visit. I’ve traveled all over the country and have been

Sheilah Villari - Dollar Bin Darling 0
12 Mar 2012

Saved By the Bell: 40 Hours of Your Life You’ll Never Get Back

 Hey, did anyone really care about the guy that ran The Max?   If you are 35 and under, Saved By the Bell has played some part in your life. For better or worse. I mean, think about it. Did you ever think the show was good? No, it’s ridiculous.

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 2
17 Jan 2012

What The Golden Globe Awards Taught Me

I attended a Golden Globes viewing party on Sunday night. The attendees had varying levels of investment, and some were content to chatter away over the awards while others (myself included) were excited to see the results of the awards and more importantly, what everyone was wearing. One person at

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 2
22 Nov 2011

Being a Broke-Ass is Like Being on a Mid-90s Soap Opera

Legendary fashion editor Diana Vreeland once said, “We all need a splash of bad taste; no taste is what I’m against.” I wholeheartedly agree with this statement– which is why I am unashamed to do things like: lick the Tapatio-drenched remnants of an exploded on-the-go burrito off of my shirt,

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