Category Archives: television

After recapping the Globes until way past my bedtime last night (this morning?) I have to say I wasn’t going into tonight’s episode of The Bachelor with my usual excitement. Sure, pouring my small portion of mini m&m’s into my designated portion contol cup and hearing the satisfying plink plink plink as the tiny and […]

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You guys, I had high hopes for the Globes. I always do. Tables full of celebrities, alcohol flowing, schmoozing during commercial breaks, drunken speeches, the joining of television and cinema; how could it be anything other than awesome? And I’m happy to tell you  — it delivered. Did the show keep me entertained for the […]

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Drum roll, please. (Actually a Bandola strum fanfare would be more appropriate. And yes, I did just google “popular musical instruments of Venezuela” and spend a few minutes reading about the various guitars that make the beautiful sound that I now have in my head. I have a feeling I’m going to be spending a […]

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  …or at least that’s what ABC is doing its damnedest to make us believe. Oh, alright, fine. And people like me. And you, too,  if you’re reading this.Last night ABC aired the juan hour special, “Countdown to Juan Pablo,” which introduced us to the Venezuelan heartthrob, his family, and many of the girls fighting for […]

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You guys, it’s October 11th in Minnesota, and it’s 75°. I’m sorry, what? I said, it’s October 11th in Minnesota and it is 75°. Besides the obvious, there’s really just two things you should take away from that sentence: 1.) Mother Nature has decided—10 months into the year—to stop punishing Minnesota and 2.) You know […]

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My name is Michelle and I have a problem. Too much Chardonnay? A daily mid-afternoon nap with my favorite kitty? Double-Stuff Oreos dipped in peanut butter after the daily nap? Um, those are not problems, my friend. Those are necessities. No, my problem is that I’m a binge watcher. Oh, you too? Then you get it! […]

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You guys, *SPOILER ALERT*, I’m pissed. And no, I’m not getting a little ahead of myself with the “Spoiler Alert” because I’m about to talk about The Emmys and the series finale of Dexter which I was super excited for, and simply by saying ‘I’m pissed’ might give something big away.  Like how sucky they […]

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You guys, I’m so sleepy. Seriously, I’m having a hard time adjusting to this Back to School schedule of getting up at 6:40 a.m. when I’ve spent the past three months staying up until 12:30 or 1:00 and sleeping until 9.At least.I know, I know. All you mamas of babies and toddlers out there are […]

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When we last left our fair bachelorette, she was in a fetal position on the end of a pier in Antigua, crying her eyelashes off over the abrupt departure of Brooks, her one true love.      I’ll be honest, the Things and I have spent far too many minutes the past week pondering what […]

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