Maybe the reason I love Nicki Minaj so much is because I see myself -- my realities, my experiences, my struggles -- reflected in who she is. I understand why she shies away from her complicated immigrant identity; I imagine how intimate the release of Trini Dem Girls must have been.
The traditional fall TV season is transforming now that more and more shows are released throughout the year and/or dropped digitally for binge-watching. It can be challenging for families to keep up. But don't despair.
Cliff and Claire Huxtable and their wonderful family can still be the idealized version of what a family can be. I am heeding my late mother's sage advice and no longer confusing the characters that they play with real life.
I now realize why I love the show. Maybe it was finding myself glued to the TV every Thursday night that finally made things click. The Big Bang Theory is my favorite show because it's a twist on my old favorite show.
In my home, Festivus has become a holiday fixture. We view the day as a little oasis of fun amid the holiday hubbub. In case you are considering a Festivus celebration, here are four Festivus lessons that may either persuade or dissuade you.
What turned out to be not quite so compelling, is when the show began to stray away from Mulaney's comedy and started to rely heavily on cliche sitcom one-liners. Coupled with audience laughter after every other joke delivery, things began to rapidly sour.
In honor of this Thursday's premiere of Undateable, I thought it would be appropriate to look back at TV's rich history of undateables. Some were clearly undateable at the time, others only in retrospect.
Call me traditional but I still need sitcoms to make me feel good about life. Sitcoms are why I fell in love with television in the first place and why I continue to wear out my Friends and Full House DVD's regularly.