One Season Wonders

Vinyl (2016)

When you see Martin Scorsese’s name attached to a project, it’s guaranteed to be a hit, right? Well, that unfortunately wasn’t the case for Vinyl, the HBO series created by Scorsese, Rich Cohen, and Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. Set in the 1970s, it followed a New York music executive as he attempts to find […]

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Trophy Wife (2013)

Who knows if it was the title of the show itself that prevented people from watching this ABC sitcom created by future Booksmart co-writers Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins, but alas, the show did not retain enough viewers for it to be renewed for a second season. Yes, Trophy Wife is not a conventional name […]

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One Season Wonders

High Fidelity (2020)

On Valentine’s Day 2020, a wonderful show by the name of High Fidelity starring Zoe Kravitz was released on Hulu. A television remake of the movie by the same name starring John Cusack, it completely reframed the story by centering it around a black queer woman in Brooklyn. Legit, perfect television show for today’s world. […]

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Stumptown (2019)

Like many in May 2020, I was ecstatic that ABC had renewed the show Stumptown, starring Cobie Smulders, Jake Johnson, and Michael Ealy. It was easily my favorite new show of the 2019/2020 season. It was funny, intriguing, well acted, and had a diverse and inclusive cast, as well as stories being told on screen. […]

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