Los Espookys follows a group of three friends, Renaldo (Bernardo Velasco), Andrés (Julio Torres), and Úrsula (Cassandra Ciangherhotti)--and Úrsula’s sister Tati (Ana Fabrega)--as they begin to work as Los Espookys, horror enthusiasts who give horror to “those who need it” (as Renaldo says late in the series). The group stages elaborate horror scenarios--like an exorcism meant to make an aging priest more popular--for money, but their true joy is concocting the elaborate practical effects and make up that power their gigs.Read More
A few nights ago, Todd and I had a familiar conversation about what to watch while eating dinner together. He suggested a new sketch comedy show on Netflix, I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson, and I agreed. After all, it was only about 20 minutes long, and if it was bad, we could just stop. That is the joy of Netflix after all.
But we didn’t stop. We kept watching episode after episode until we had watched the entire series. Episode after episode. For the most part, I sat with my mouth hanging open in shock.Read More
I’m worried about one of my favorite TV shows right now.
Fresh Off the Boat (which I’ve written about for the blog before) and Speechless, two ABC sitcoms, are now part of the new TGIF lineup. Shows getting pushed to Friday night, when people are out doing bigger and better things, feels like a bad thing.Read More