Category Archives: Television

The Versatile Bob Haircut: Louise Brooks, Uma Thurman, Amelie, Knives Chau, and Others

When I cut my hair short, I got several comments that I looked like "such and such" person.  It could have been due to me (I am constantly being mistaken for someone else, and I don't think it's just the "all Asian girls look alike" stereotype) or it could have been the haircut - the bob style haircut made famous by 1920s stars like Louise Brooks.  So I thought I'd have a little fun with this idea (and break from work, school, and my NaNoWriMo novel) and showcase the versatility of this haircut. Louise Read more [...]

TV Review: Community – Season 2, Ep. 1

Oh Community, how I've missed you.  I wasn't sure how I'd like Community this second season, given the way it all ended with Jeff kissing Annie after Brita declared her love for him.  I honestly thought the paintball episode seemed like it could have been the better ending.  But after how this episode wrapped up those elements, added in the Gollum-like Senor Chang, had Betty White as an anthropology professor, and the old white man says Twitter account, I have to conclude that it was pretty spectacular.  Read more [...]