1999

“In the ’20s and ’30s it was the role of government. ’50s and ’60s it was civil rights. The next two decades are going to be privacy. I’m talking about the Internet. I’m talking about cell phones. I’m talking about health records and who’s gay and who’s not. And moreover, in a country born on […]

e lo sdoganamento, che cos’è

Red Widow

nell’inutile rincorsa all’originalità la provocazione è la strada facile. nell’ultimo decennio televisivo uno degli approdi della strada facile è lo sdoganamento del tabù [o del falso tabù, più spesso]. e così abbiamo la serie tivì della spacciatrice di fumo, quella del chimico delle metanfetamine, e il serial killer, il poliziotto corrotto, il gigolò, il medico […]

there’s no skill in blood

Toshio Saeki

che tutto ciò che sta nella mia cloud un giorno torni ad amazon è cosa che mi piace. questa cosa dell’ereditarietà dei beni non mi ha mai convinto a fondo. cioè, anche se avessi un figlio, mi spiegate esattamente perché dovrebbe ritrovarsi delle cose così, aggratis, in virtù della sola sorte d’essermi nato? così, quel […]

“nope”

Jack Nicholtson

“doing my Nicholson.” [Holt Ann Richter – The Cleveland Show, s04e12 – Pins, Spins and Fins…]

the americans

“bang, room bong”

So the plan is, we smoke the bong until we have two bongs. The bong – or Bong One, and then a second bong, the room – or Bong Two. So you take a hit from the bong… And then, you think, “Relief.” But no. Bang, room bong. And that’s when – poo-tang, you get […]

“partners in crime”

-But husbands and wives are best friends. Ugh, that’s just what stupid people say to each other in their stupid wedding vows. Please, say that at your wedding, then play that ukulele version of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” Real original, Dave. Ooh, maybe you should get a dog the year before you have children, you […]

last spoiler

“Read between the lines” [Christine Kendal – Last Resort, s01e01 – Blue on Blue]

sloan, aaron […]

“Most people spend their lives trying not to be The Greater Fool. We toss him the hot potato, we dive for his seat when the music stops. The Greater Fool is someone with the perfect blend of self-delusion and ego, to think that he can succeed where others have failed. This whole country was made […]

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[…] isn’t a disease. It’s a restaurant right over there. I keyser soze’d you. [Ryan King – Go On, s01e01 – Pilot] a me la nuova sit-com di matthew perry mi fa ridere.

“the famous Oktoberfest chicken dance!”

Release the giant sloth! [Fry – Futurama, s07e08 – Fun on a Bun] l’ultimo episodio di futurama fa sorprendentemente scompisciare. c’è anche il ballo del quaqquà.

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