This morning was one of battling musical earworms -- in the first shot, Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" was lobbed at me. I fired back, quite possibly with a little bit of overkill, with the ultimate earworm: Mahna Mahna Muppet-style. (Really, if you ever need to win an earworm battle, or just torment someone for a day, just murmur a little "Do doo de-do-do de-do-do … [Read more...] about David Duchovny, WHY Won't You Love Me?
I'm having a really bad day and John Shiban is running late. Putting out fires is just one small part of his job as Executive Producer on The CW's cult hit, Supernatural, and one has to wonder which demon has poked his head in to create havoc. Shiban and mysterious Big Bads go way back. He has a résumé most genre writers would envy. After spending many years in the Chris … [Read more...] about PG Interview: Supernatural’s John Shiban
Written by Amanda, Kathy Adams Like Chris Carter, we had a larger plan, and it was this: Watch the last four episodes of the X-Files, review them together each Monday in AIM, slap a catchy title on it ("Four for the Road") and put it up on PopGurls for posterity. There was a major flaw in this plan. Two, even. First, we wrongly assumed that we would be able to sit down and … [Read more...] about X-Files: Adieu, To You and You and…
I was not a fan of The X-Files from the beginning. Hell, I wasn't even a fan during the peak years, when Gillian was winning Emmys and Golden Globes and things. The mister and I starting watching toward the very end of season five. Then, thanks to a friend, we had a three-month X-Files immersion where we watched every single episode from the pilot to the season five finale. … [Read more...] about X-Files: Untangling Chris Carter’s Mess
Written by Kathy Adams You may ask yourself, as you read this, why on earth I would still watch The X-Files if I think it's as bad as I say. See, here's the thing. It used to be better than this. Much better than this. There is some part of me that dreams the impossible dream that it could be good again someday. But now, to the action. We open this 2-part season finale jaunt … [Read more...] about X-Files: Birth of Scully Jr.