Articles tagged ‘television’

From Buffy to Echo: Joss Whedon’s weird obsession with supergirls

Andrew Cole examines the strange fascination Joss Whedon seems to have with creating pretty girls with secret powers, from Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the girls of The Dollhouse.

Commentary: Seinfeld 08×08 “The Chicken Roaster”

A Kenny Rogers’ Roasters restaurant moves in across the street and beams red light into Kramer’s apartment day and night, so he gets Jerry to switch apartments. Elaine buys George a sable hat on the Peterman account along with a load of other things for herself, then gets audited by their accountant. I take apart this classic eighth season episode scene by scene, praising all its loopy goodness and gently pointing out its mild gaps.