Kelly Bedard

I love half hour television. Most of my favourite shows are half hours- not necessarily comedies, but half hours. Peak TV has led to a boom in genre rebellion, shows that live in the unclassifiable grey and understand that “digestible” and “simple” are not synonyms. Because they are a half hour, I actually watched all […]

It’s been a very uncomfortable week for me as an Asian-American media consumer. It started Tuesday, with the new Doctor Strange trailer, continued Thursday as stills of Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell emerged, and concluded Saturday, when I had to stop my Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt binge after the unbearably self-satisfied episode, “Kimmy Goes […]

  Rachael Nisenkier

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a lot like that theme song: at first a little annoying, then surprisingly catchy, before you suddenly realize how smart it is. I mainlined the first season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. I couldn’t have done episode by episode recaps if I’d wanted to. Despite being originally created for NBC’s normal lineup, […]