By special request of fellow Hathor writer SBG, Media Monday this week features one of the Electrolux appliance commercials which star television personality Kelly Ripa. I chose the “Juggle” commercial, which advertises a washer and dryer, largely because I find the use of the music from Bewitched too obvious not to comment on. An embedded version of the commercial follows. You can also view it [...]
We’re trying something new at Hathor starting this week: having a short post on Mondays with some kind of media, a transcript of it, and an invitation to discuss. Conveniently enough for me, reader ACW sent us a link to a video promoting Target’s upcoming Jean Paul Gaultier clothing line just in time for me to watch it over and over and over for transcription [...]
Spoilers for recent episodes of Chuck below!
Spoilers below, as usual!
Spoiler warning! I have a lot of good things to say about this week’s episode of Chuck, “Chuck Versus the Best Friend.” It had my favorite classic Chuck plot elements, but with plenty of variation and novelty, and though the overarching theme was plastered on with a very heavy hand, I’m always up for a round of “yay, friendship!” One of the things that’s pretty [...]
Spoilers for this episode below! My overall impression of “Cold Wars”: meh. The promos for this episode implied that we’d be getting all new insights into Noah Bennet’s character, but it all comes down to the same old whose-side-is-he-really-on question, and all Noah himself has to say is that he’s comfortable with morally gray. Nothing new there. In fact, we didn’t learn much of anything [...]
For the first time in my life, I’m actually watching current television shows and keeping up with storylines and such, instead of catching up once everything is in reruns or on DVD. So I thought it might be fun to do some quick reaction and discussion posts here every week, and invite those of you who are watching along to share your thoughts. The two [...]