Category: Television

Super Awesome Happy Time: Best Albums of 2012 and Initial Thoughts on 2013

Yes, it’s 2013- wonderful! But before we get too far into whatever gadzooks craziness that this year has in store for us, allow me one more look back at 2012. The Officially Official Giddy Up, America Best Albums of 2012…complete with mediocre haikus!   1. Dr. Dog Be the Void Another great album/Philly dudes keep doing ...

You Were Right, World: Finally Watching Friday Night Lights

I have finally watched an episode of Friday Night Lights. I feel like I just drank Brita water for the first time or just discovered the Internet. Right off the bat, I’d like to thank Netflix and their genius online streaming for making this all happen. Yeah, Netflix…you know, recently associated with unwatched DVD’s sitting ...

Hook, Line and Awesome: 5 Thoughts About Homeland

I get it now.  Homeland, now in it's second season on Showtime, is amazing. Everyone was right. Yes, everyone. Why everyone? Because literally no one has said this show isn't amazing. If you were to mention Homeland in a crowded room, you would get one of two responses:   Response 1: Oh yeah, that show is awesome. ...

What’s up? My Legs! – praising the re-watchability of Forgetting Sarah Marshall

It was nice because it had nothing to do with Iowa, as last night I realized that Forgetting Sarah Marshall had reached the ultimate pantheon of re-watchability. It had reached the Shawshank Level- a level previously only occupied by Shawshank Redemption, old episodes of the Office, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Anchorman and morning episodes ...

The Wire Project: rewatching the greatest TV show of all time. Again.

After about five months, Future Wife & I finished our Wire Project- taking the Wire, the incredibly great HBO series, on from start to finish. It was Kim’s first time through and what I think was my fifth. The Wire Project was meant to be our winter project, but we took it slow and so ...

Ryno-approved bands for next year’s Super Bowl halftime show

All morning I've been singing a song I thought was the Black Eyed Peas, but turns out it was Usher. It doesn't matter. No, no, no, no. The moral of this story is not that bad songs get stuck in your head. It's that bad halftime acts at the Super Bowl get stuck in your ...