Category: sep2002

Viewing Habits: I Don’t Watch TV

I don’t watch TV. Really. By Diana Estigarribia September 23, 2002 When cable entered the homes of America, it skipped my house. For me, it was just another molto-expensive toy (like Atari) that only my rich Long Island friends enjoyed; only the “cool” kids had Donkey Kong and their MTV. Today, oh, how I yearn for those more innocent days….

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Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever

Yeck vs. Whatever By Spence D. September 20, 2002 The way I see it, one has to be completely inept to make a shitty action film. No “ands, ifs or buts” about it. The action film is perhaps the most tried and true of all genres, so to truly fuck it up, you¹d have to be inept. That said, Ballistic: Ecks…

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On the Jazz #5: A Death in the Family

“And so I face the final curtain…” By Matt Springer September 19, 2002 My TV is dead. That’s not entirely true. It could be salvageable. It is, however, currently unable to turn on. It is sitting silent in my living room and quietly mocking my inability to use it to tape tomorrow night’s debut installment of Firefly. Right now, for all…

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Viewing Habits: Talkin’ Buffy, Part 1

The EG gang picks apart season six. Somehow, pudding is involved. By Sarah, Ivan, Chris, Matt and Dan September 23, 2002 Ah, Buffy, season six: the year of Slayerly antics that generated more controversy, debate and sex scenes next to a dumpster than all the other seasons combined. (OK, so there was only one sex scene next to a dumpster….

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Dead Air: Probe

I say “Parker Stevenson” and “Probe” and you think of porn. This is why I never call you any more. You’ve changed. By Chris Stewart September 25, 2002 Sometimes shows just come out at the wrong time. They’re good shows and enjoyable, but for a variety of reasons they just don’t stick. We can all think of shows we used…

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