What we do in the shadows (2014)

If you thought that a few handsome mates sharing a house could be a messy business, wait 'til you see this movie. This is a film sponsored by the New Zeland Documentary Board . It follows four single and ready to mingle vampires as they deal with the everyday challenges of living in the 21st... Continue Reading →

Love and Thunder

This movie is the product of Taika Wititi's whimsical mind, the director of "Jojo Rabbit" and "What We Do in the Shadows". His style is characterized by in your face humor that shows how life can be tragic and comedic at the same time. Unlike all other Thor movies, this story shows this God's vulnerable... Continue Reading →

Inconspicuous CPA

Balancing accounts at the end of each day the applied dual concept haunted my nights *** Consistency principles ignored exacerbated the need for diversification at times, diverging assets to overseas entities that were kept under wraps *** Unapplied matching concepts, to account for the gaps of missed calls and mysterious outings, led to full argument... Continue Reading →

Going Out of Business

I am proud to announce That despite trying really hard To keep on competing This business is falling apart *** It comes a point in everyone’s journey To stop playing pretend Start valuing your time And decisively put an end *** When all the hard work only yields Lots of broken pieces to repair One... Continue Reading →

Re Loca (2018)

What if you could suddenly let go of filters and say what you really think? In the midst of a routine, boring life full of demands and pressures, a casual and magical encounter will make Pilar (Natalia Oreiro) turn "Re Loca" (super crazy). Work, friends, her boyfriend and family will witness the liberating consequences of... Continue Reading →

The Invention of Lying (2009)

Imagine a world where everyone tells the truth all the time. It sounds fantastic doesn't it? Well... not quite... Keep in mind that this means that there are no filters, no flattery, no fiction and no soft landings. Are you Ok with your date letting you know what she will be doing while getting ready... Continue Reading →

1001 Ways to Mess Up a Sandwich

This one was inspired by listening to a coworker comment on how shocked she was to learn that someone could mess up a sandwich 😂 I thought, oh! It sounds like an American version of Arabian Nights where adventures take place at fast food restaurants instead of deserts 😄 I must warn that it has... Continue Reading →

Russian Doll- (2019)

Feeling stuck? Then this show is definitely for you! This is the child of Natasha Lyonne's imagination who wrote the script and also stars in the series. I absolutely loved her performance, she depicts a confident, tough cookie really well. The plot centers around Nadia, who seems like a typical New Yorker, working as a... Continue Reading →

Workin’ Moms (2017-2020)

This is a Canadian television sitcom that follows a group of friends as they deal with the challenges of being working mothers. You will find sexy bosses, mean nannies, reversed gender roles, paranoid women and crazy office affairs. The show was written by Catherine Reitman who also stars in the series as Kate. I think... Continue Reading →

Bulshit Jobs: a theory (D. Graeber)

"Your job is more like a boss' unzipped fly that everyone can see but also knows better than to mention." This is a good read for those looking to demystify the emotional realities of the post industrial labor market while doing so with some humor. Graeber compares wage labor to slavery and an alternative form of sadomasochism that has been widely accepted in our societies. If you feel like you don't know what the heck you are supposed to do in your job and live with constant fear that they will realize that there is no reason for it to exist, you are not alone. Click on the title to read the full review.

Big Mouth (2017-2020)

This show looks like a teenager sex-ed animated comedy. However, the writing is peppered with layers of complexity. It has quickly grown to be one of my favorite shows on Netflix. While I agree with my friend's assessment that the show is "Sex Positive," I also think that is a lot more than that, sort... Continue Reading →

The Producers (1967- Original)

This film was Mel Brook's first movie, which was ironically sort of a flop when released, forgotten and later rediscovered by accident. It is hard to imagine that someone from Jewish ancestry would make fun of Nazi Germany only 20 years after the end of WWII, but this is the tip of the iceberg in... Continue Reading →

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