Author Archives: Greg Brecher

CRASHING Review: “Parents”

crashing excerptSeason 1, Episode 5 – On this week’s episode, Pete takes his parents out to dinner for his mother’s birthday, and tries to maintain the illusion that he’s still married with Jess as not to disappoint them.

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CRASHING Review: “Barking”

crashing excerptSeason 1, Episode 4 – In this week’s episode, Pete learns a hard lesson in what it takes to get stage time in some of New York’s comedy clubs. Tasked with passing out fliers and driving in his own crowd to see him perform, Pete finds that the competition in NYC is all it’s been made out to be. Jermaine Fowler guest stars as a fellow comic forced with the menial task of what the insiders call “barking.”

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CRASHING Review: “Yard Sale”

crashing excerptSeason 1, Episode 3 – Pete heads back up state with his new friend TJ Miller in tow, to stop his ex-wife Jess from selling off all their joint possessions in a yard sale. Finally getting a chance to confront Jess about how she has handled everything, Pete finds out a few truths about himself and the life he had.

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CRASHING Review: “The Road”

crashing excerptSeason 1, Episode 2 – Still reeling over his wife’s infidelity, Pete joins Artie for a road trip to Albany where he has the double job of MCing and making sure Artie stays away from all the free drugs and alcohol available to him. Things get complicated when a particular fan insists on partying with Artie, and Pete has to take extreme measures to get her away.

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CRASHING Review: “Artie Lang”

crashing excerptSeason 1, Episode 1 – In the series premiere, Pete finds out that his marriage is over, and that he has nothing left but the fledgling dream of a comedy career, and the generosity from an unlikely comedian to keep him going forward.

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SNEAKY PETE Review: Episodes 8-10

sneaky pete excerptSeason 1, Episodes 8-10 – Marius, a street smart con-man finds out he’s wanted by Vince, a gangster he still owes money to three years after a botched con. Taking his cell mate’s identity of Pete Bernhardt, he goes to Pete’s home in Bridgeport Connecticut to hide while he plots to find the money to pay back Vince.

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SNEAKY PETE Review: Episodes 4-7

sneaky pete excerptSeason 1, Episodes 4-7 – Marius, a street smart con-man finds out he’s wanted by Vince, a gangster he still owes money to three years after a botched con. Taking his cell mate’s identity of Pete Bernhardt, he goes to Pete’s home in Bridgeport Connecticut to hide while he plots to find the money to pay back Vince.

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SNEAKY PETE Review: Episodes 1-3

sneaky pete excerptSeason 1, Episodes 1-3 – Marius, a street smart con-man finds out he’s wanted by Vince, a gangster he still owes money to three years after a botched con. Taking his cell mate’s identity of Pete Bernhardt, he goes to Pete’s home in Bridgeport Connecticut to hide while he plots to find the money to pay back Vince.

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SENSE8 Review: “Happy F*cking New Year”

sense8 excerptSense8 begins its second season with a two-hour Christmas Special that finds all the sensates dealing with the fall-out of breaking Riley out of BPO, and Will making eye contact with Whispers and possibly endangering them all.

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BLUNT TALK Review: “Is This All Because I Didn’t Call You?”

Blunt Talk Excerpt CodeSeason 2, Episode 10 – In the season two finale, Walter and Harry have to take the evidence they’ve received about the Rudolphs and find a way to reveal it to the world despite Walter’s suspension. Luckily, his team is here to help and do what they need to get around their boss’ order.

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BLUNT TALK Review: “Walter Has to Look After Walter”

Blunt Talk Excerpt CodeSeason 2, Episode 9 – Walter, Harry, Celia and Jim have to get a bit creative to sneak into a party hosted by, none other than Daniel Rudolph. Meanwhile, Martin deals with a startling revelation when Rosalie Two surprises him with some news. And, Shelley finds out that there are more perks to her new position than she originally realized.

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BLUNT TALK Review: “A Cell Doesn’t Have to Be a Closet”

Blunt Talk Excerpt CodeSeason 2, Episode 8 – Walter, Harry and Rafe get accustomed to their new surroundings under the helpful tutelage of Duncan Adler after being framed for the murder of a private investigator. Meanwhile, Rosalie works to get them out and deal with putting Shelly on the air as Walter’s replacement.

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BLUNT TALK Review: “I Can’t Believe I Made Love to a Sociopath”

Blunt Talk Excerpt CodeSeason 2, Episode 7 – Walter finally confronts the mysterious P.I. who’s been following Cornelia and may be behind her attack. Meanwhile the rest of the team deals with shifting sexual alliances and the return of a certain popular proctologist.

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BLUNT TALK Review: “Love is Not Linear”

Blunt Talk Excerpt CodeSeason 2, Episode 6 – Walter and the team coalesce around the mystery surrounding L.A.’s drought and the people behind it, and things start to get strange and dangerous as the group’s investigation leads them further down the rabbit hole. Fred Armisen guest stars as a clumsy hydrologist who puts Walter in a tricky position.

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BLUNT TALK Review: “It’s Been Months Since I Kidnapped You”

Blunt Talk Excerpt CodeSeason 2, Episode 5 – Walter struggles with having had to replace Harry with Herschel while working on the drought story which re-connects him with his old kidnapper Duncan Adler. Meanwhile, Jim enjoys his new found confidence which is noticed by the rest of the team, and especially Celia.

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BLUNT TALK Review: “How Is It That Every Conversation We Have Comes Back to the Size of Your Penis”

Blunt Talk Excerpt CodeSeason 2, Episode 4 – Walter and Harry have a difference of opinion that leads to Harry moving out and in with Walter’s neighbor Ronnie, and Walter hiring Herschel as Harry’s replacement. Meanwhile, Walter mobilizes the team to work on his latest news story and help finish the work Cornelia started.

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BLUNT TALK Review: “Your Therapist and His P…. Are Here”

Blunt Talk Excerpt CodeSeason 2, Episode 3 – Walter finds out some new information about Cornelia that leads him to a crisis of confidence. Meanwhile, the rest of the Blunt Talk crew deal with the fall out of Jim’s on-air proposal to Celia and its surprising popularity with fans.

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BLUNT TALK Review: “I Remember That Time More Like a Movie I Saw Than a Life I Lived”

Blunt Talk Excerpt CodeSeason 2, Episode 1 – A woman from Walter’s past returns and turns his world upside down in the season 2 premiere of Blunt Talk. Meanwhile, Cordelia tries to hold it together while Teddy’s mind deteriorates. And Jim and Celia navigate their new personal relationship and how to fit it with their professional one.

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