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ETCast, Episode 004 – Community, TV theme songs

Brian and I recently sat down to record the fourth episode of the Earn This Podcast. Our two main points of discussion: TV theme songs — what are our favorites, what are the different types, what separates good ones from bad ones. Also hear Brian and Dan sing a couple of their favorites. The show…

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Dan’s Top 100 Everything: #24 Community

Some shows, like Parks and Recreation and Game of Thrones, remind me of summer storms. You know exactly what you’re in for as soon as you see the first gray clouds: First it’ll become overcast, then rainy, then windy, then you’ll get a few minutes of heavy thunder and lightning, then a pleasant post-precipitation humidity…

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Community Recap: Geothermal Escapism (S05E05)

Today, I provided some guest-coverage of Community for our friends at Character Grades. You can read my recap of last night’s excellent episode, including the story of how I discovered Donald Glover and Community, here. What a fantastic, incredible way to send off Donald Glover from the series. Seriously, that may be one of the five best episodes of Community.…

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10 reasons why Donald Glover should be the next Spider-Man

The Spider-Man reboot is currently casting, and director Marc Webb is on record as going for an actor much lower profile than Tobey Maguire to take the titular, masked role. Sci-fi blog io9 suggested that the next Spidey be a non-caucasian. Some commenters threw out the name Donald Glover from the TV show Community and…

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Community is “streets ahead” of the rest

There are lots of reasons I love NBC’s sitcom Community. After last night, there’s one more. One of the subplots of the episode was Chevy Chase’s out-of-touch character Pierce trying to coin the term “streets ahead” as a synonym for “cool” (or perhaps “cooler than”).  On its own, it was a pretty funny and bizarre…