‘The Soup’ survives transition


“You ask him to pass the salt and he gives you a bowl of soup, because you know what? Soup is better,” Joel McHale says at the end of the first episode in which I’d seen him play anything memorable. Advertisements

My Bloody Valentine


Five Valentine’s views without the saccharine sweetness of rom-cons.

Happy Galentine’s Day


Grab all your BFFs and let loose because it’s Galentine’s Day! The Amy Poeler led NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation” may have gone off the air but life in Pawnee lives on especially February 13. Watch the history of Galentine’s Day here.

Joel McHale jumps to Netflix


Former “The Soup” comedy show host Joel McHale stopped by “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to talk about his return to the small screen albeit this time on a streaming service. “The Joel McHale Show” is set to debut later this year. McHale talks international reality television, his time with Chevy Chase on “Community,” and … Continue reading

It’s December 10th


It just can’t be Christmas without “Community” in my household. The quirky NBC sitcom debuted in 2009 and immediately stole my heart. Every December 10th since I hear Yvette Nicole Brown’s voice as she hulks out with a giant candy cane. If the video strikes your fancy click here for more about the show.

Hurray! We hit 300!


Thank you, you loyal readers for helping me hit 300 posts here on amARTSMEDIA! Without your views I can’t keep going. It’s been a blast bringing you my news and views on design, media and pop culture phenomenons since my first post in 2011. Some recent highlights are the Theoretical Thursday columns, another story about … Continue reading

Comin’ on Like a Hurricane…


So I heard on the radio this afternoon that tropical storm Danny is supposed to grow to be a category 2 hurricane before dies out. Hopefully it won’t hit us here in Central Florida, but I’m sure we’ll get wet weather from it anyways. Why do bring up big storms (and AC/DC)? Get ready because … Continue reading

Tech Troubles


Oh goody. My favorite things: hackers and technology troubles. Earlier in the summer I set up scheduled content for a segment called Theoretical Thursdays. Needless to I was surprised to not see the 10 posts today. Please hold while I reinstall my security plugins and update WordPress to get the blog moving again. I thank … Continue reading

Upfronts may be upstaged by new media


Millenials aren’t using media the same way their Gen X older siblings and baby boomer parents did before them—and its showing in the ratings, particularly for primetime television.  Variety takes a look at the facts as they reveal the fall premiere shows aka The Upfronts. Upfront 2015: Time May Be Running Out for Primetime TV | … Continue reading

▶ Coneheads Create Old-School Commercial Comedy


State Farm collides with the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary this summer. The Coneheads prove they’ve still got comedic chops, now in the 21st century, even at 3 am. You may now consume mass quantities. ▶ State Farm® Coneheads Commercial – Behind the Scenes – YouTube.

The First Friggin’ Friday Fun in a while


Finals are over! We can start celebrating Christmas! Here to spread some Christmas cheer is a road trip with some of my favorite comedic celebrities in “Merry Friggin’ Christmas.” The Griswolds get a new millennium makeover pairing a father and son duo (Robin Williams, “Mrs. Doubtfire” and Joel McHale “Community”) must go back for the … Continue reading

Merry Happy! It’s December 10th!


I bring you the return of the blog–mostly because my best friend (You should visit her at http://bsidesdesign.com.) won’t stop bugging me about it. I caved because I enjoy it. I hope you do, too. Hey there everybody! It’s December 10th! I’m excited to once again be writing about the return of Community (#sixseasonsandamovie)! This is … Continue reading

USGA: Undergrad Slackers Governing Activities


I work at my alma mater as the office manager, but I’m still a student albeit grad school. Part of my job is to keep up with campus activities or lack thereof. This year the undergraduate student government was part of the latter, and I called them on it. As a student returning to campus … Continue reading

Top Annie Moments #sixseasonsandamovie


No one plays paintball like the cast of Community, and no one can freak out over pen theft quite like Alison Brie! Enjoy this week’s Friday Fun featuring quite possibly my favorite television show ever.

Counting down to ‘Community’


The Christmas season is full of creativity and cheer, but now that it’s December 26 I’m counting the days not until New Year’s but until NBC debuts the hour long Community season five premiere! That’s right HOUR LONG PREMIERE! #sixseasonsandamovie I’m obsessed. I admit it. But I’ve been watching this show for a long time now.