Review: GLOW, season 3

Season 3 of GLOW was a bit less about the body slamming and a little more about character development. People who are more interested in women in skimpy outfits tossing each other about may be a little disappointed. People who are more interested in the women and their stories may be rewarded for their patience after two seasons of waiting.

I’m in the second group. I was happy to get to know the women of GLOW – and the men – a little better. There was considerable character growth this season.

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Watch This: Trailer for GLOW, season 3

GLOW moves to Las Vegas for season 3. We’ll see our favorite lady wrestlers body slam and trash talk in a new location starting on August 8 on Netflix.

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Review: GLOW, season 2

GLOW is the thing you need right now. It has a great cast, the stunts and wrestling scenes are fabulous, the stories are half-crazed and fun, and it still manages to be real and serious and down to earth. Season 2 is waiting for you on Netflix. Continue reading “Review: GLOW, season 2”

Review: Season 1 of GLOW

Season 1 of the Netflix Original comedy GLOW wasn’t a total romp. It had plenty of serious moments. The overall impact, however, is one of R rated campy fun and female empowerment via headlocks and body slams. Continue reading “Review: Season 1 of GLOW”

Watch This: Trailer for GLOW

GLOW begins June 23 on Netflix. Before we talk about stars, take a look a who’s making this comedy.

GLOW is executive produced by Liz Flahive (Homeland, Nurse Jackie), Carly Mensch (Orange is the New Black, Nurse Jackie), Jenji Kohan (Orange is the New Black, Weeds) and Tara Herrmann (Orange is the New Black). These women have all made me very happy in the past. I’m trusting them with my future and GLOW. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for GLOW”

6 Observations on 7 Years with Nurse Jackie

Nurse Jackie ended in 2015 after 7 seasons. This half-hour show on Showtime was widely considered on of the best shows on television, and for good reason. At a half hour, it may have been considered a comedy. In my mind, it was a serious drama with a bit of comedy included.

Because I don’t have Showtime, I never watched Nurse Jackie until I noticed all 7 seasons were available on Netflix. It took a while, but I’ve now seen every episode. Let’s talk about 6 reasons why it was so good. Mild spoilers ahead. Continue reading “6 Observations on 7 Years with Nurse Jackie”