Review: Woke Season 1

Woke is part comedy and part drama. It is a show somewhat based (Ihave no idea how accurately) on the life of a real person named Keith Knight. Inthe show, his name is Keef Knight. Keef is a cartoonist. He draws a silly comicstrip called Toast and Butter. It is light-hearted and has mass appeal.Continue reading “Review: Woke Season 1”

It’s weird to watch The Lord of the Rings in 2020

As mentioned in our Twilight film rankings, I recently made a deal with my wife in which I would watch Twilight with her in exchange for her watching The Lord of the Rings with me. This past week, we watched the entire extended trilogy. Though I have seen the trilogy several times, it’s been aContinue reading “It’s weird to watch The Lord of the Rings in 2020”

What I learned from the Diversity Day episode of The Office

The Office is one of the greatest sitcoms in history. It is brilliantly written and acted. It’s endlessly quotable. It has also been remarkably influential on television shows made after it. Occasionally, the show managed to be thought-provoking and insightful on top of everything else. Let’s talk today about one of these instances. It occurredContinue reading “What I learned from the Diversity Day episode of The Office”