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May 2014


‘Louie’ Season 4, episodes 7 and 8 recap: Jungle land

May 27, 2014

Louie‘s commitment to a plot-driven, six-episode story arc is rare for a show that typically eschews continuity and consistency. Each episode in previous seasons is like a televised portrayal of one of Louis C.K.’s comedy bits, whereas the “Elevator” saga feels more like an entire routine.

Episodes 7 and 8 continue to follow Louie’s deteriorating relationship with his ex-wife Janet and blossoming relationship with Amia — both of which are impacted by communication barriers — and in the process, flesh out characters and plot lines.

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‘Silicon Valley’ Season 1, episode 7 recap: Carnal code

Move over, Bazinga. We’ve found a new television catchphrase for geeks — and it’s much funnier: “You’re gay for my code.” Destined to be repeated by developers everywhere, it’s a soon-to-be classic line that emerges from a hilarious scene in a hilarious episode. “Proof…

May 19, 2014

‘Louie’ Season 4 premiere recap: Everyday punches to the face

After a two-year hiatus, Louis C.K. reintroduced himself in back-to-back premiere episodes of FX’s Louie on Monday night by reminding us exactly who he is and what his comedy is about: the absurdity of everyday life. Those familiar with C.K.’s standup know that mundane is what he does…

May 6, 2014