Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

20 Sep 2006, 16:01 p.m.

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2006 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.

Leonard and I are currently watching:

  • House
  • The Colbert Report
  • Life on Mars
  • The Thick of It
  • Mr. Show with Bob & David (reruns)
  • Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip
  • Sports Night (DVD)

I say we're watching Studio 60 even though I've only seen the first episode. It was funny enough to keep me watching. One does ask where Joshua Malina is hiding.

I was never a fan of Bradley Whitford's character (Josh) on West Wing so I hope he's playing someone competent in this universe. The pilot supports that hope. It would be cooler if Perry or Whitford (or Nate Corddry) were playing a new Standards & Practices opponent.

Speaking of Corddry: I was trying to list off, to Leonard, the members of the media cabal that makes entertainment designed for my sensibilities.

  • They Might Be Giants
  • The Daily Show/The Colbert Report/Ed Helms/Rob Corddry
  • This American Life/John Hodgman/Sarah Vowell/Ira Glass
  • Dave Eggers/826 Valencia/McSweeney's
  • Spike Jonze
  • Arrested Development/David Cross
  • Terry Pratchett (a stretch)

Who else fits?