I started watching Bill Hader's new show Barry, and it is really good.
I haven't bought into Barry yet, I just keep getting thrown by the tone of the thing. I mean, Bill Hader and Stephen Root are two of my favorite comedic actors ever so I'm just gonna keep going back with the promise of them being funny on screen. Winkler is solid too, but I feel like what I've seen so far tries to keep itself grounded in its own story, but that doesn't prevent it from doing wild gags. I mean, for me I'd just prefer the wild gags, but if you're going to do a two minute bit where Stephen Root is getting beaten by Serbians while Bill Hader is outside the glass door and can't hear them, I'm having trouble transitioning into a longing for meaning and acceptance. Again, want to like it, and I've only done 2 or 3 so far, but I feel like I want it to lean in a direction and stay there.
What I really want is a new season of Work of Art, and it'll never happen.
Can we start a petition?
...other than that, Duck Tales is still gorgeous to look at, Silicon Valley is still a perfect show. Add to that Bob's Burgers, Simpsons and Last Week Tonight and that's the sum total of what I've been watching.