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{"content":{"id":38,"title":"Steve Martin and Martin Short Netflix Special (2018)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/26.png\" class=\"card-image\" style=\"width: 500px\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nWhen I was young, old guys like Bob Hope would do meandering specials like this. I'd watch them and find them fairly funny but think, \"What am I missing?\" I get it now.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2018-05-29T20:43:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-05-29T20:43:48.000Z","updated_at":"2018-08-06T00:24:03.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=standup\"\u003estandup\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=feel_old\"\u003efeel_old\u003c/a\u003e"}

Steve Martin and Martin Short Netflix Special (2018)


When I was young, old guys like Bob Hope would do meandering specials like this. I'd watch them and find them fairly funny but think, "What am I missing?" I get it now.

{"content":{"id":51,"title":"Inside Out (2015)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/29.jpg\" class=\"card-image\" style=\"border: 2px solid white\"\u003e","publication_date":"2018-06-07T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-06-04T17:25:07.000Z","updated_at":"2018-11-15T14:22:33.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=inception\"\u003einception\u003c/a\u003e"}

Inside Out (2015)

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Bob's Burgers - Season 6




Like every Bob's Burgers season, it's lovable and low-key, and loads the end of the season with too much filler.

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Aristotle - On Interpretation

My basic takeaway from this is that not every not-man is not not just.

{"content":{"id":126,"title":"Politics - Aristotle","body":"\u003cp\u003eGood thing I read this or else I might have learned to play the flute like some kind of sick degenerate.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2018-06-28T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-06-21T18:20:30.000Z","updated_at":"2018-06-21T18:20:30.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=greece\"\u003egreece\u003c/a\u003e"}

Politics - Aristotle

Good thing I read this or else I might have learned to play the flute like some kind of sick degenerate.

{"content":{"id":133,"title":"Schitt's Creek - Season One","body":"\u003cp\u003eThis one starts out badly. The cast is perfect but the characters are unlikable. There are solid jokes, but the stories are clichéd. As the season goes on, though, the writers start sanding down the edges, and by the end it starts looking like a decent show.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2018-06-29T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-06-22T03:50:44.000Z","updated_at":"2018-06-29T03:03:51.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=canada\"\u003ecanada\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=rural\"\u003erural\u003c/a\u003e"}

Schitt's Creek - Season One

This one starts out badly. The cast is perfect but the characters are unlikable. There are solid jokes, but the stories are clichéd. As the season goes on, though, the writers start sanding down the edges, and by the end it starts looking like a decent show.

{"content":{"id":136,"title":"Aristotle - Categories","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/55.JPG\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\" style=\"color: black\"\u003eAristotle and the Personification of Dialectic, Andrea di Bonaiuto (1365)\u003c/div\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nWhat is there to say about this one? It probably seemed like an extremely good idea at the time, and it inspired people for the better for over a thousand years. But, in the modern world, it seems like more of a historical curiosity than something that's interesting in itself.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2018-06-30T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-06-23T03:02:23.000Z","updated_at":"2020-01-05T17:07:14.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=greece\"\u003egreece\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=logic\"\u003elogic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mathematics\"\u003emathematics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=BARBARA\"\u003eBARBARA\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=italy\"\u003eitaly\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fourteenth_century\"\u003efourteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=middle_ages\"\u003emiddle_ages\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=green\"\u003egreen\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e"}

Aristotle - Categories

Aristotle and the Personification of Dialectic, Andrea di Bonaiuto (1365)

What is there to say about this one? It probably seemed like an extremely good idea at the time, and it inspired people for the better for over a thousand years. But, in the modern world, it seems like more of a historical curiosity than something that's interesting in itself.

{"content":{"id":147,"title":"The 'Burbs (1989)","body":"\u003cp\u003eIt's a silly 80s comedy. The jokes are mildly funny, the plot is full of holes and loose threads, and Corey Feldman is hanging around for no obvious reason.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2018-07-04T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-06-28T00:36:52.000Z","updated_at":"2018-07-04T13:48:15.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=all_caps_twitter\"\u003eall_caps_twitter\u003c/a\u003e"}

The 'Burbs (1989)

It's a silly 80s comedy. The jokes are mildly funny, the plot is full of holes and loose threads, and Corey Feldman is hanging around for no obvious reason.

{"content":{"id":146,"title":"Ricky Gervais: Humanity (2018)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/66.png\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIt's not bad, in spite of the fact that half of it is just him complaining about Twitter.\u003c/p\u003e ","publication_date":"2018-07-05T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-06-28T00:31:28.000Z","updated_at":"2019-04-14T14:07:22.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=portal_2\"\u003eportal_2\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=standup\"\u003estandup\u003c/a\u003e"}

Ricky Gervais: Humanity (2018)


It's not bad, in spite of the fact that half of it is just him complaining about Twitter.

{"content":{"id":183,"title":"The Robbers - Friedrich Schiller","body":"\u003cp\u003eThis is the worst review I've ever written.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2018-07-27T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-07-20T01:30:48.000Z","updated_at":"2018-09-26T19:28:05.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=romanticism\"\u003eromanticism\u003c/a\u003e"}

The Robbers - Friedrich Schiller

This is the worst review I've ever written.

{"content":{"id":202,"title":"The Clouds - Aristophanes","body":"\u003cp\u003eSocrates farts.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2018-08-06T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-07-30T22:15:23.000Z","updated_at":"2018-07-30T22:15:34.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=greece\"\u003egreece\u003c/a\u003e"}

The Clouds - Aristophanes

Socrates farts.

{"content":{"id":287,"title":"Maria Bamford: Old Baby (2017)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/e1.png\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nI genuinely think that Maria Bamford is one of the funniest people around right now, along with being a remarkably talented voice actress. That being said, her act has gotten more and more avant-garde over the years, and her jokes are now so disjoined that I have a really hard time enjoying her comedy anymore. I'd probably have given this a perfect rating if I had watched this special in five minute daily intervals.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e ","publication_date":"2018-09-28T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-09-25T16:59:09.000Z","updated_at":"2018-11-12T00:18:53.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=artsy\"\u003eartsy\u003c/a\u003e"}

Maria Bamford: Old Baby (2017)


I genuinely think that Maria Bamford is one of the funniest people around right now, along with being a remarkably talented voice actress. That being said, her act has gotten more and more avant-garde over the years, and her jokes are now so disjoined that I have a really hard time enjoying her comedy anymore. I'd probably have given this a perfect rating if I had watched this special in five minute daily intervals.

{"content":{"id":305,"title":"Meet the Parents (2000)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/f1.jpg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIt was a fun enough Sunday afternoon movie. It was good enough that I wouldn't even call it totally mediocre. But if you had told me, back in the futuristic year 2000, that they were going to make two sequels, I'd have never believed you.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2018-10-15T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-10-08T00:30:33.000Z","updated_at":"2018-10-15T00:04:29.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=whatever\"\u003ewhatever\u003c/a\u003e"}

Meet the Parents (2000)


It was a fun enough Sunday afternoon movie. It was good enough that I wouldn't even call it totally mediocre. But if you had told me, back in the futuristic year 2000, that they were going to make two sequels, I'd have never believed you.

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The Standups - Season 1


Beth Stelling and Deon Cole are hilarious. The rest are fine.

{"content":{"id":417,"title":"The Incredible Hulk (2008)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/14f.jpeg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nIn spite of supposedly hating filming this, Edward Norton delivers a pretty good performance. It's an enjoyable film, until the big final sequence, where it segues into a generic superhero climax that doesn't fit the story or the character. \r\n\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nOf the 20 MCU films out right now, this is the only one that seems to have been completely, totally forgotten. It's like it's vanished from the face of the universe. Not coincidentally, this is the only Phase One movie to have gone with a typical action film director, instead of a weird, risky unusual choice.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2018-12-13T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-12-08T19:42:37.000Z","updated_at":"2019-05-28T15:52:44.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mcu\"\u003emcu\u003c/a\u003e"}

The Incredible Hulk (2008)


In spite of supposedly hating filming this, Edward Norton delivers a pretty good performance. It's an enjoyable film, until the big final sequence, where it segues into a generic superhero climax that doesn't fit the story or the character.


Of the 20 MCU films out right now, this is the only one that seems to have been completely, totally forgotten. It's like it's vanished from the face of the universe. Not coincidentally, this is the only Phase One movie to have gone with a typical action film director, instead of a weird, risky unusual choice.

{"content":{"id":451,"title":"Coen Brothers #3: Miller's Crossing (1990)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/16f.jpg\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nFun enough to watch and completely, totally forgettable. I saw it a few months ago, and all I can say is that there was an Irish guy, about five minutes of Steve Buscemi, and some crime.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-01-02T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-12-27T01:32:06.000Z","updated_at":"2019-01-02T17:01:42.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=coen_brothers\"\u003ecoen_brothers\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=film_noire\"\u003efilm_noire\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e"}

Coen Brothers #3: Miller's Crossing (1990)


Fun enough to watch and completely, totally forgettable. I saw it a few months ago, and all I can say is that there was an Irish guy, about five minutes of Steve Buscemi, and some crime.