THE MORNING BANTER: Missing Planes, SXSW Disasters, Comedy Duos, and Self Search Parties
Happy Tuesday. Let's do this. Here's what's happening on the interweb: 1. Investigators Chase 'Every Angle' In Missing Malaysia Jet Authorities questioned travel agents Monday at a beach resort in Thailand about two men who boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with ...read more
NBC's Community Bears Down For Midterms
When talking about the previous episode, Donald Glover/Troy’s farewell, I highlighted how big a hole he was going to leave and that Dan Harmon’s best bet at replacing him was to utilize the Duncan/Chang/Hickey combo that he now has at his disposal. Well it looks like Dan ...read more
NBC's Community Is Back, But Troy Barnes Is Gone Forever
Thank God the Olympics are over and NBC is back to showing true greatness like Community. To get you back in the groove, we're going throw a recap a day at you to get you excited for Thursday's new episode. Excelsior! ** “The human mind has a tendency to re-channel separation ...read more
Respecting The Dead: Community Teaches Us How To Say Goodbye
*For recaps from previous episodes, click here and here and here. **Before I begin, I just want to acknowledge that this episode was written by Alex Rubens and directed by Tristram Shapeero. I will be referring to all writing/directing staff as Dan Harmon though because it's ...read more
Cracking the Case of Community's "Ass Crack Bandit"
If you've somehow missed my recaps for the first two episodes of this season of Community (or are wondering why I'm even doing this), you can find them here and here. Excelsior! Before reading this review, please click play for the accompanying soundtrack: ...read more
An Introduction to Community's "Introduction to Teaching"
If you want to read my rationalization for why I’m doing a marathon of Community episode recaps, click here. If you want to know way more than you ever should about the wonderful new season of Community, keep reading. Episode 5, Season 2: “Introduction to Teaching” There’s a ...read more
Piloting A Repilot: Reviewing the Return of NBC's Community
You know what a politically-focused site like The Daily Banter needs more than anything? Episode recaps and analysis about an esoterically brilliant show that is already on its penultimate or final season! But seriously, if I’ve eked out even a bit of your trust, believe me ...read more