In its suddenly somewhat successful attempt to regain an audience, NBC has tried to rip off many shows. The New Normal is its Modern Family; The Playboy Club, unfortunately, was supposed to be its Mad Men. But the network has apparently noticed how many of us are obsessed with Downton Abbey, and it looks like… Read More
Although its historic setting may have protected Downton Abbey from the kind of criticism Girls has faced, it’s difficult to ignore that the family and staff at the 1920s estate are all white. But, according to creator Julian Fellowes, Season 4 might well feature black or Indian characters. If the show returns for a fourth… Read More
1. In case you missed Breaking Bad creator/executive producer Vince Gilligan on The Colbert Report last night, here’s the interview. While he refuses to reveal to Colbert how the show will end, their “meth off” alone makes this clip a must-see.
2. Apparently Julian Fellowes is thinking about doing a Downton Abbey prequel… Read More
Today at Flavorpill, we enjoyed Marco Kaye’s hilarious “What It’s Like Being President, Metaphorically Speaking” over on McSweeney’s. We geeked out over this circuit-board skull by Graham Rudge from the Yukon School of Visual Arts. We saw what Nicki Minaj looked like in music videos before she turned into… Read More