Ranking the Seasons of The Office

The Office was a weird fucking show! When it was great, it was really great! They accidentally concluded the natural narratives around the end of season 5, and they ran out of story. Then they did four more seasons. And it got really bleak! And it somehow became the most-watched show on Netflix for like a decade so everyone basically watched it. I don’t know. Weird fucking show! Here be the rankings of the seasons.

9. Season 8: OMG NO

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Ranking the Hollywood Oral History Books

THIS WILL BE AN ONGOING PROJECT THAT WILL BE SPORADICALLY UPDATED AS NEEDED

Hollywood oral history books are getting cranked out fairly quickly right now relatively speaking. I like reading them because they are mostly easy to read and fascinating regardless of how good they are.

Future Updates: Twin Peaks, Top of the Rock

8. Game of Thrones

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2017 Re-Watch: The Office – “Company Picnic” aka When The Office Should Have Ended

One of the core issues with American television programming is that financial concerns often dictate a show ending either too early or cause it to go on for far too long. While it’s always frustrating to see a show cut down in its prime or before it can really get going, that situation does at least cause the show to leave a good taste in the viewers’ mouth. A show that far outstays its welcome can be infinitely more frustrating and can do a ton of damage to a show’s legacy.

The [American] Office is sadly a case of the latter. Continue reading 2017 Re-Watch: The Office – “Company Picnic” aka When The Office Should Have Ended