Posts Tagged ‘The AV Club’

Monday Medley

What we read while getting ready for our huge Ramadan party…

Monday Medley

What we read while watching Bin Laden watch himself…

Monday Medley

What we read while getting caught watching the paint dry…

Monday Medley

What we read while Avatar lost–FUCK YEAH…

  • Tim has done his best to prove that he kinda likes The Simpsons; he also wants you to know he kinda likes Simpsons-themed photography as well. He so wants to do this with his Talking Chief Wiggum from Burger King.
  • One of the best parts about the Internet is that it’s vast enough to include an archive of some of the dumbest things said about the Internet, which can then be brought up years later and mocked…on the Internet.

Lost Season Six and the Importance of The End

“It always ends the same.”

“It only ends once. Anything that happens before that is just progress.”

—Jacob and the unidentified Man In Black, from the Season Five finale of Lost

The sixth and final season of Lost kicks off tonight, in what is likely the most anticipated final season since at least the end of The Sopranos. It’s conceivable that Lost is actually more anticipated than The Sopranos final season. For one, more people watch Lost, since it’s on a network and not premium cable.

But it’s not simply the number of viewers the show has, it’s the type of viewership the show inspires: There are no passive Lost fans. You cannot just check in every few weeks to see where the characters are—you will be totally fucking confused. The show is so deeply enmeshed in mystery and ambiguity that missing any steps in the narrative will get you completely lost. This is also what makes the show so addicting. Continue reading

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