Alternate Titles: Chris kissed me and all I got was this lousy t-shirt; or, Jillian’s little black box; or, Big time players make big time plays, and in this case the big time player is Jade.
Dear Friends Who Watched Farmer Chris Kiss Everyone on Television Last Night,
I must confess a few things before we get started…
Alternate titles: $500 to the first person who figures out Chris’ taste in women; or, “Chris, this is your life, there are no rules.” –Chris Harrison; or, Chris Soules will kiss you whether you like it or not.
Bachelor watchers and watchettes,
Before we get started today, let’s have a brief moment of silence for Andi and Josh.
Alternate Titles: It’s Britt’s world and we’re all just living in it, or…
It’s drunk Tara’s world and we’re all just living in it, or…
Oh my goodness, one of those girls named her kid Kale!
Guys and girls,
What a night. I mean, what a night.
I don’t want to fall victim to hyperbole, but that might’ve been the best opening night in the show’s decorated history. They even threw an hour of horrible red carpet coverage at us and that still didn’t weigh down what was a great premier.
Ladies, Gentlemen (including those who say they just watch it because their wife/girlfriend does), take a moment and say your HELLOS TO SEASON 19 OF THE BACHELOR.
The producers of The Bachelor have dipped into the never-ending well of girls who, and this is just a guess, have so much love to give.
Ten years ago this week, Lost premiered on ABC with over 18 million viewers tuning in. It’s not the best show of the past decade. But it will likely always be my favorite show because there has never been and there will never be anything quite like it in terms of scope, quality, obsession, and community-building.
This only seems appropriate for the show that gave us the classic “Live Together, Die Alone” speech.
Or John Locke explaining Backgammon to Walt in the pilot episode which premiered 10 years ago – “Two players, two sides. One is light. One is dark.”
There was theology (Mr. Eko and John Locke talking about the building of the temple in the Old Testament), mythology (giant statues missing toes, light coming from caves), family drama driving big global conglomerates and vice-versa, smoke monsters, polar bears, time traveling, hippie communes filled with crazy scientists, flash-backs, flash-forwards, flash-sideways, and “The Constant.” Oh, The Constant. Desmond and Penny. Watching the final moments of that episode reminds me that they’re likely the greatest love story in TV history (we didn’t even meet them until Season 2!) and when Lost was great, it was better and is better than anything else.
The new Fall TV season is upon us. Last night, Gotham premiered on Fox. The high-budget reimagining of a young Jim Gordon investigating the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents in a gritty, corrupt city where future Batman villains are simply getting their starts. Alex, Seth, and Joseph share their reviews of the first episode, what they liked, what they didn’t, and what they hope the show will become.