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The case against binge-watching

The case against binge-watching

Spenser Milo July 23, 2014 5

One of my biggest fears is not being up-to-date when it comes to pop culture. For me, the thought of being completely out of the loop is terrifying, like becoming one of those cartoon

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Emmys 2014: <i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Fargo</i>, <i>True Detective</i>, and <i>Breaking Bad</i>  top nominees

Emmys 2014: Game of Thrones, Fargo, True Detective, and Breaking Bad  top nominees

Spenser Milo July 10, 2014 2

The official coverage of Emmys season 2014 is finally here. Fans of the famous award ceremony now get to bitch and moan at each other while simultaneously saying “I’m glad Fargo is there, I

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Episode Review: <i>Mad Men</i> – “Waterloo”

Episode Review: Mad Men – “Waterloo”

Spenser Milo May 26, 2014 0

Mad Men – “Waterloo” (season 7, episode 7) When it comes to final seasons, most series do their best to close out the story with echoes from the past. Whether it be a simple

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BoN Podcast: Episode 1 – “Repodcast”

BoN Podcast: Episode 1 – “Repodcast”

Spenser Milo May 23, 2014 0

We have a new podcast, again. That’s right, Spenser Milo and Jacob Harrington have teamed up to recreate the Based on Nothing glory days by doing what they do best: talk about pop culture. In

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Episode Review: <i>Mad Men</i> – “The Strategy”

Episode Review: Mad Men – “The Strategy”

Spenser Milo May 19, 2014 0

Mad Men – “The Strategy” (season 7, episode 6) “Does this family exist anymore? Are there people who eat dinner, smile at each other, instead of watching TV? Did you ever do that with

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Episode Review: <i>Mad Men</i> – “The Runaways”

Episode Review: Mad Men – “The Runaways”

Spenser Milo May 12, 2014 0

Mad Men – “The Runaways” (season 7, episode 5) 1969 was a year that could be described as a revolving door. The conservative, stagnant 60s were saying goodbye and the glorious, free loving 70s

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Episode Review: <i>Mad Men</i> – “The Monolith”

Episode Review: Mad Men – “The Monolith”

Jacob Harrington May 5, 2014 0

Mad Men – “The Monolith” (season 7, episode 4) This week we are changing this up just a little tiny bit. While I usually review Game of Thrones and I am Based On Nothing’s resident ASOIAF/Game of

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Episode Review: <i>Mad Men</i> – “Field Trip”

Episode Review: Mad Men – “Field Trip”

Spenser Milo April 28, 2014 0

Mad Men – “Field Trip” (season 7, episode 3) Much of what this season, and Mad Men as a whole, is about — at least so far — is the element of change. We saw

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Episode Review: <i>Mad Men</i> – “A Day’s Work”

Episode Review: Mad Men – “A Day’s Work”

Spenser Milo April 21, 2014 0

Mad Men – “A Day’s Work” (season 7, episode 2) “Don’t let go of my hand/Now darkness has gone/This will be our year/Took a long time to come” There’s a good argument to be

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Episode Review: <i>Mad Men</i> – “Time Zones”

Episode Review: Mad Men – “Time Zones”

Spenser Milo April 14, 2014 0

Mad Men – “Time Zones” (season 7, episode 1) When we last left Mad Men, Don had recently made the conscious decision to change his habits. Clearly, after years of living with himself and

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