South Park gave me my dose of LOLs for 2020

One good thing about entering a fandom like South Park so late in its lifespan is having decades worth of seemingly endless content that you can just dive into. I forget what made me decide to stream a random episode of the 22nd season of South Park a couple of weeks ago even though I…

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: When positive thinking is not enough

Ah, the genius that isĀ Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. A dark comedy, the Netflix show centers on Kimmy (Ellie Kemper) — a survivor of kidnapping, cult mind-conditioning, and (implied) sexual assault who tries to shrug away her trauma by choosing to embody a Disney-like optimism. Cue in the bright clothes, the Disney princess musical numbers; the cartoon…