I was inspired to watch The O.C. from the beginning after seeing the unauthorized musical version of it a couple months back. While I was certainly familiar with the show, having seen many scattered episodes over the years, I had never sat down and watched the entire thing from beginning to end. Let me tell … More TV Binge Report: The O.C. (Seasons 1 and 2)
About halfway into the first episode of Broad City, I realized it is everything I wanted Girls to be. While it may be a much more cynical look at 20-something life (and female friendship) in New York City, it’s also in many ways a much more realistic—and FAR more hilarious—one. The premise of the show is ridiculously … More TV Binge Report: Broad City
Near the end of Anton Chekhov’s classic play Uncle Vanya, Annie Baker’s adaptation of which made its west coast premiere this weekend at the Anateus Theater, one of the characters exasperatedly urges the others to “do something with your lives!” I have possibly never agreed with a character more—the eight other people in the dramatic comedy … More Theater Review: Antaeus Theater’s Uncle Vanya
I truly did not think I would like BoJack Horseman. I have never been the biggest fan of animated sitcoms, and I thought the premise seemed ridiculous. I ultimately decided to check it out at the urging of many friends who constantly sang its praises, and I stand corrected. I really enjoy this wonderfully weird … More TV Binge Report: BoJack Horseman
Early on in Get. That. Snitch., a world premiere production currently playing at the Atwater Village Theatre, the narrator proclaims it is a story of “men, guns, and getting what you want.” The subtitle is “the world’s most dangerous play,” the producers offer complimentary earplugs, and there’s a warning posted about the loud sound effects and graphic content … More Theater Review: Great Minds Creative Productions’ Get. That. Snitch.