"They also have a variety of caucasian beverages."
I missed Chatswin. The occasionally subtle but generally over-the-top comedy, the premise that harkens back to my own suburban youth, the will-they-won't-they between George and Tessa. And Dalia. Most of all, Dalia.
Dalia was a character I never thought I'd like, especially in the beginning of the first season. I thought she wanted to be Regina George too hard, but without the chops Rachel McAdams brought to the role. Slowly but surely, however, I grew to love Dalia's delivery, a dryness between knowing sarcasm and ignorant fate. She could've easily come off as a failed archetype, but instead she blossomed into a scene-stealer in spite of constantly looking dead behind the eyes.
With so much chaos at the end of last season in Chatswin, my hope was that Dalia would never change, that she would ...Read more
Summer is approaching, and as the body thrills to the warm zephyrs of spring the nasal passages clog with the pollen of the blossoming flora. Sometimes you need to spend a warm windy night inside your house watching TV so you can just BREATHE DAMN IT, or you can always resort to often-addictive allergy medications, as there are a wide-ranging group of competing brands available. Competitive pills that offer relief, much like the competing comedies that side-by-side make up our midweek ABC comedy block and offer a refuge from the pollen drenched air that hangs just outside your door. But which of these television capsules will clear your mind and ready you for the rigors of the coming week, and which will plunge you into a hazy slumber that drowns your brain with dark fuzz? Pull out your Consumer Reports surveys, we’ve swallowed the pills, now let’s evaluate ...Read more
Writer Emily Kapnek, from Parks and Recreation and Hung, brings us a single-camera comedy project that features the perception of a typical suburban life through the eyes of a seasoned New Yorker.