Here we are, the end of Better Things’ fourth season and probably the last episode for some time. Not just due to the fact that everything, at the time of this writing, is on hold due to covid-19.… More “Better Things (S04E10) “Listen to the Roosters” Season Finale”
So the time has come for Frankie’s special day, but Frankie’s not the only one who makes a big change in this week’s Better Things.
It’s a big development for her character with her approaching this age.… More “Better Things (S04E09) “Batceañera””
At the time of writing this, there have been four premieres of shows on FX and FXX. Five if you count Devs over on Hulu, as it was originally meant to air on FX, but I don’t. But yes, between Breeders, Dave, and the return of both Cake and Better Things, the four shows have aired double episodes for their premieres.… More “Better Things (S04E1-E2) “Steady Rain”/”She’s Fifty””
More like shake the tree and see what falls, am I right? …no, wait, that’s Animal Crossing. Anyway, let’s talk about Better Things.
This season has felt like a natural evolution, for both the show and story being presented here.… More “Better Things (S03E12) “Shake the Cocktail” Season Finale”
As much as we often joke that Jonah Ryan’s rise to prominence feels like one giant accident, I would argue that there are similarities with Selina Meyer. To be clear, I’m not saying Selina and Jonah are the same, but consider this.… More “Veep (S07E07) “Veep” Series Finale”
A lot has happened since the Season Six finale of Veep almost two years ago. What once felt like biting satire feels all too familiar with our ever changing political atmosphere. No matter where you lean on the political spectrum, Veep isn’t about taking sides as much as it is about simply taking potshots.… More “Veep (S07E01) “Iowa””
After what seemed like forever, we finally return to life with Pamela Adlon and friends as FX’s Better Things returned for its third season. Not without a bit of controversy in the interim.… More “Better Things (S03E01) “Chicago””
The Season 1 finale “Only Women Bleed” was about a rite of passage, among other things. It was all very earnest, that finale, and showed the importance of being a woman. … More “Better Things (S02E10) “Graduation"”
There comes a point when the lines between fiction and reality blur. What could be an actor giving a great performance could mirror something going on in real life. Now I’m not talking about a television show or film pulling or adapting a ‘ripped from the headlines’ scenario, like any episode of Law and Order. … More “Better Things (S02E06) “Eulogy””