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    Broad City

    And how cute was Abbie's (Anthropologie) outfit?
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    Homepage Missing Shows

    The Casketeers disappeared from my homepage. Even unfollowing and re-following doesn't get it on my homepage
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    Catastrophe

    Series finale spoiler:
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    S07.E06: Pedal to the Metal

    That's hardly fair -- clearly the toilet paper is built right in.
  5. Possibly. Or...
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    Russian Doll

    The parade was probably a reference to the 1988 Tompkins Square riots. That, at least, is the theory put forth by critic Jason Zinoman on this twitter thread, which you can also read Gothamist's summary of. Natasha Lyonne and Leslye Headland tweeted back and essentially confirmed Zinoman's reading.
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    The Other Two

    Your daddy's dead. Oh! Noooo.
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    Is The Other Two Number One In Our Hearts?

    In Pose's slight defense, I think the inclusion of white dudes is more than a network note. In some of the pre-release publicity, the show creators did talk about how they want Pose to center on a key paradox of 1980s America: how, even just in NYC, you have the excesses of Wall Street on the one hand, and the thriving-but-socioeconomically-devastated communities that are the drag houses on the other. This suggests that the show might even be interested in demonstrating how the rise of neoliberalism in Reagan-era America has impacted marginal communities. (Indeed, one critique of a film like Paris is Burning, Pose's obvious predecessor, was that it tends to show drag and house culture in a kind of bubble, and thus made the balls seem like escapist fantasies as opposed to, say, a survival tactic in late stage capitalism). Now, does this mean that the show has indeed made this link? Probably not, and at least not in Season 1. I suspect that the show also found itself grappling with how to do so. Early on, many watchers were worried that Stan would actually end up harming or even murdering Angel, which would certainly show in a very literal way how capitalism has a disproportionately destructive effect on people of color. But the show runners have said, I think, they will not do this. So the show may still be trying to figure out how to make better thematic use of the juxtaposition of rich-white-yuppiedom with house culture. In the meantime, though, you are indeed right to say that the whole Stan and Patty storyline is OHMIGWAD SO BORING.
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    S23.E04: Week 4: Singapore

    That's not how caning in Singapore works. It is neither public, nor is it the punishment for civil infractions. Caning is for "hostage-taking/kidnapping, robbery, gang robbery with murder, rioting, causing grievous hurt, drug abuse, vandalism, extortion, sexual abuse, molest[ation], and unlawful possession of weapons...rape, drug trafficking, illegal moneylending." The punishments for civil infractions are laid out here in a "Environment Public Health Act," in case anyone wants to learn actual facts.
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    Black Monday

    So the song Dawn is listening to, the song that the guys in the office taped over, is Carly Simon's "Let the River Run" (aka the theme song for Working Girl) -- which is a callback to the line by the writer about how he is planning to give his notes to Mike Nichols, who's working on his own film about Wall Street. But if the film has therefore not been made yet, and won't in fact come out until 1988, then how can Simon's song -- which was written for the film -- exist on Black Monday?
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    S04.E12: Kimmy Says Bye!

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    The Casketeers

    https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2019/jan/26/the-casketeers-how-two-maori-funeral-directors-became-beloved-netflix-stars
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    S04.E09: Sliding Van Doors

    "I was born in Kenya..." And Mikey wearing a belt as a tie killed me dead.
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    Catastrophe

    "What is that? Pineapple juice?! Why don't you drink an adult juice?!" Hee. I'm surprised the last line of the ep, as Rob and Sharon jog off, wasn't, "What is that smell?"
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    S16.E07: Carne!

    Imagine if each of us were judged by the worst boss we ever had.
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