Arts Blog Front Feature
The nerdy high school freshman kids in audiovisual (A/V) club, the theme of unrequited love, and introverts stepping out of their comfort zones could be in any ‘90s, coming-of-age movie or TV show, and “Everything Sucks!” is no exception. But the Netflix original takes all of these familiar tropes and exaggerates them to comedic effect, altering them to sidestep expectations.
The best possible welcome would have been giving the only female nominee for the coveted Album of the Year award an opportunity to perform.
Just in case 2017 was too light on existential fear, “Black Mirror” handed us one last dose of technology paranoia before the year was over.
Ants: they’re creepy to some, cute to others, and inspirational to a handful of independent video game developers.
I do not want to reduce Shlesinger’s comedy to a series of moderately problematic asides. That would not be fair to Shlesinger, nor would it be fair to you, dear reader.