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Television Mon Oct 04 2010

What an Awful Show

Wow, I just sat through an episode of "Mike and Molly," which takes place in Chicago. Mike is a Chicago cop and Molly is a teacher. They both live in the city, and occasionally you can see images of Chicago, but it's too bad they don't actually film here. If Chicago is such a popular locale, then why can't it be a production location as well?

Anyway, the show is awful, but I'm sure there are a lot of people out there who like it. I hope they do, because I have nothing against the actors. They're doing the best they can with horrible writing. Cliches, one-liners, just dumb lines. I remember watching Melissa McCarthy in "Gilmore Girls," which I loved, even though a couple of seasons weren't so good (you can see reruns on ABC Family), and she was great in that. And she seems to be good in this show, but it's too bad it's so bad.

 
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Architecture Tue Nov 03 2015

Paul Goldberger Describes the "Pragmatism and Poetry" of Frank Gehry's Architecture in His New Book

By Nancy Bishop

Architecture critic Paul Goldberger talks about Frank Gehry's life and work in a new book.
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Steve at the Movies Fri Jan 01 2016

Best Feature Films & Documentaries of 2015

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