- Apr 27, 2022
The Adlon Effect
That oasis of television excellence called "Better Things," the FX series created by and starring Pamela Adlon (she originated it with Louis C.K. and is also showrunner) has come to an end. At least for now. It's a tough pill to swallow for the show's army of rabidly enthusiastic and loyal fans, of which I am one. But—in the words of Hollywood Reporter Chief Television Critic Daniel Fienberg—"It was a thoroughly satisfying conclusion." I concur. The show is unique, addictive,
- Apr 13, 2022
Have you SEEN this show? If not, let me introduce you to "Abbott Elementary." And its creator.
I just discovered this series (I know, where have I been, under a rock?) after reading this great article in The New York Times about its creator, Quinta Brunson, who also stars. Quinta Brunson She's a sensation. Whip smart, funny, thoughtful, big-hearted, warm and ... did I mention funny? Just like her show. Vulture called it "the most charming show of the winter." Vanity Fair called it "TV's favorite new show." And it's got a nearly unprecedented score on the Tomatometer: