Tip Of The Cap/Wag Of The Finger: 2011 In TV

When I posted my list of the Top 10 TV Shows of 2011 on Saturday, I mentioned that there was another TV post on the horizon, wherein I planned to discuss the shows that narrowly missed my list as well as some of the worst offerings from this past year. After a bit of debate, I decided that another list simply wouldn’t suffice. Instead, I’ve chosen to take the “tip of the cap/wag of the finger approach.” Those of you who read TV Guide should be familiar with the format, as they use it for their Cheers and Jeers column. If this style of commentary is one that you guys enjoy, let me know in the comment section, and I’ll try to make it a somewhat regular feature of the site. Read more of this post


What Is The Shelf-Life Of Glee?

Earlier this week, I published a piece detailing my time as an extra on the Glee concert film planned for release this August. At the time, I contemplated expressing my thoughts on the show’s shelf-life in that same post but decided against it. It seemed like such a discussion warranted its own post. Then, on Tuesday, NY Magazine’s Vulture Blog posted an article that dealt with the shelf-life of many of TV’s biggest shows, Glee among them. Because of this, I thought I might as well express my opinion on the show’s longevity. Read more of this post

Some “Extra” Thoughts On Glee Live

Photo Credit: OK Magazine

The end of last week brought about a slew of headlines concerning FOX’s Glee; Ryan Murphy confirmed that four of the show’s central characters would graduate from the fictional McKinley High School at the end of next season, the show finally hired a writing staff, and the vast majority of Glee‘s stars traveled to New Jersey for the filming of Glee Live! 3D! Like the cast, I too descended upon the IZOD Center for the filming, having been offered the chance to serve as an extra on the concert film. Read more of this post