What a kewl, scathing not at all untrue piece by ex-Suck.com’stress Heather Havrilesky on Salon.com : “No offense to Alan Ball, but when an amusing but uneven first season of “True Blood” is nominated for a Golden Globe award for best TV drama, you know there’s something wrong with the state of the small screen.. Meanwhile, shows like Showtime’s “Californication,” HBO’s “Entourage” and “The Life and Times of Tim,” and FX’s “Testees” sallied forth clumsily like unholy zombies, defining a whole new subgenre: the plotless, joke-free, cringe-inducing, testosto-moronic half-hour cable tragicomedy.”
While I don’t totally or even 50% agree with her on Fringe, because I loved it, it’s great Suck.com like copy (Damn i wish there was a Suck.com 2.0/2.1/3.1/0.9!) : “This fall, Fox’s “Fringe” provided a highly visible demonstration of just how empty and aimless the serial formula can be when its creators are armed with little more than an arsenal of arbitrary symbols, half-baked conspiracies and pseudo-scientific dim-bulbery. In some ways, “Fringe” was a parody of the worst that the serial drama had to offer, an arbitrary conglomeration of popular elements pieced together like a clumsy, gimmick-laden Frankenstein: “Get me gorgeous lead characters with troubled pasts, procedural-like episodic plots, Smoking Man curveballs, and a season-long riddle to keep it all afloat!” network execs could almost be heard shouting to their underlings. Is it any wonder that the end result tended to play with all of the authenticity of an elaborate marketing scheme dreamed up by a gaggle of publicists with a taste for the funny pipe?”
Listening to : Living Dead in Dallas #2 Audio Book in True Blood.
Downloading : Vampires are the New Black, Låt den rätte komma in : 8.2/10 on IMDB : Leech it ere. I also have The Fountain on playlist to leech, so I’ve seen all of films, after seeing the wrestler (also did pi, requiem for a dream)
Undecided : What the hell to do tonite, other than watch the above. I could drive to Portsea and hang with old Sensis crew, but police will have Zero Tolerance… it was easier bein ca$hed up, in the city, near to…