Better Call Saul and the Challenge of the Prequel

There were some doubts by people going into Better Call Saul, AMC’s new Breaking Bad spinoff starring Bob Odenkirk. Would Odenkirk’s sleazy lawyer be enough to carry a series? Could Odenkirk, an excellent comedy writer and actor, be a strong enough lead for his own semi-serious show? Hell yes, he can. It’s clear that Peter…

Bob Odenkirk Has Come a Long Way, Baby

Better Call Saul premieres this weekend on AMC. There’s a lot of anticipation surrounding it. People hope that it will reach the greatness of its parent show, Breaking Bad. Even if it doesn’t, that’s okay. Every show doesn’t have to be amazing, even if most of the same people who produced the methtastic adventures of Walter White…

Drunk History Renewed for Third Season

Raise your glasses and rejoice friends, because Drunk History will be back for a third season. The smash Comedy Central hit and former Funny or Die web series announced via their Facebook page that the show had been renewed for a third of likely many seasons to come. The fifth of 10 episodes the current Drunk History season is…

FX's Fargo builds on and renovates the Coen brothers classic

Note: This was written after viewing the first 7 episodes of Fargo and is fairly spoiler free. Fargo is a peculiar property. It takes elements of its namesake while continuing the story from that movie. It both is a reimagining of the Coen brothers classic and is not. Martin Freeman’s Lester Nygaard is similar to William H. Macy’s…

Drunk History Finally Returning for Second Season

Drunk History, the Funny or Die viral sensation turned Comedy Central show, is set to make its glorious return on July 1. The show consists of inebriated narrators retelling historical stories to the show’s equally intoxicated host, Derek Waters. Notable actors, such as Jack Black, Bob Odenkirk, Owen Wilson, Adam Scott, and countless others, act out the stories…