Morley Zhi

Comments from Morley Zhi

In some alternate universe, the cast of Lorne Michael's The New Show takes a photo with the Kupelians, three sisters who teach materials science at Columbia University.
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May 2, 2012 on Why Don’t You Caption It? Contest: Real Kardashians And Fake Kardashians TOGETHER!
Ugh. This is what annoys me about people who complain about Lost. They think writing a TV show is the same process as writing a book. It's not. Almost no one knows a general idea of where a TV show is going from the pilot because: (1) It's hard enough knowing just what the show is from the pilot. Look at Dollhouse as an example. (2) You have no idea what characters and relationships will work. Look at Nikki and Paolo as an example. (3) Almost no pilots get picked up. Why do all that work when you'll more than likely throw it all away? (4) If by some miracle of Jesus your pilot gets picked up, you have no idea how long your show is going to last. So if you have one grand plan that lasts a season, what do you do when you have two seasons? What do you do if you have half a season? And plus, I think the Lost writers did set out with a plan: to make a mystery / adventure show that completely fucked with your mind. And it did. All the way up to the last season
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September 27, 2011 on Duh Aficionado Magazine: Damon Lindelof Explains How Lost Was Kind Of Bullshit
I wouldn't be surprised if there _weren't_ any airtime rules. I think it's up to the show to submit actors and supporting actors into different characters during nomination time. I remember a few articles about it last year, when it was unclear who was supporting and who was lead on Modern Family.
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September 19, 2011 on The 2011 Emmy Awards
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September 19, 2011 on The 2011 Emmy Awards
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September 13, 2011 on Hooters Girls Remember 9/11
Dr. Feelgood, you have a good central nervous system.
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September 13, 2011 on The 10 Best TV Opening Title Sequences
A friend of mine works at a production company who does a lot of title sequences, and she said that the "Citizen Kane" of modern title sequences is Deadwood. Also, I would imagine that the Mad Men sequence is pretty popular.
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September 13, 2011 on The 10 Best TV Opening Title Sequences
The press release which centers around sentences with missing punctuation and superfluous conjunctions.
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September 8, 2011 on This Is Just A Good Press Release
Anyone else think Night walks into every meeting looking like Dave Chappelle as Prince?
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April 5, 2011 on What Will The Inevitable, Lame, And Obvious Twist Be In The Upcoming Will Smith/Jaden Smith M. Night Shyamalan Movie?
What they fail to mention is that toxic cadmium, when ingested, can lead to deliciousness and 30% higher levels of yumosity.
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June 4, 2010 on The World Is Filled With Toxic Garbage
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May 11, 2010 on Teachers Are Still Charming And Ridiculous Dorks
I would watch 90 minutes of Danny McBride pitching to Will Ferrell. And then maybe afterwards they could go and play baseball.
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May 7, 2010 on Will Ferrell Has More Fun Than We Do
Kimbowee: Once you produce a work of art, you _automatically_ have a copyright on it. It's not like a patent, which you have to file for and defend. Copyright is just that: a right to your art. Note that this isn't an ambiguous case, where one comedian wrote a joke that was _like_ another joke. This guy told a joke word-for-word, which is technically plagiarism.
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April 30, 2010 on America, Meet Your New Joke Thief: Nick Madson
Sure, but the police would probably catch him immediately.
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April 30, 2010 on America, Meet Your New Joke Thief: Nick Madson
Your sandwich-making skills are intriguing to me, and I would like to subscribe to your newsletter.
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April 15, 2010 on You Can Make It Up: Charlie Sheen And Steven Seagal Go Disguise Shopping