That Song in the Deliverance Creek Commercial…

The dark, somewhat industrial cover of Pat Benetar’s “Love is a Battlefield” in the commercial for Lifetime’s upcoming Nicholas Sparks-produced, Lauren Ambrose western Deliverance Creek is by Story of O (feat. Sara Skinner)….

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Werner Herzog on Parks & Recreation

My fascination with and affection for Werner Herzog has taken a somewhat bizarre and very exciting turn. According to Flavorwire, the filmaker let it slip in a recent interview that he will appear on the upcoming season of Parks & Recreation as an old man selling his house to move to Disney World.


Fave TV Comedy #1: Billy on the Street

We in the Muruch household have been meaning to post about our two fave tv comedies: Billy on the Street and Drunk History.

Billy on the Street began on Funny or Die and now airs on the Fuse channel. The show follows comedian Billy Eichner as he runs through the streets of NYC shouting and playing bizarre pop culture games with often confused bystanders and occasional guest celebrities.

My three fave scenes were 1) Billy’s rant about Cameron Diaz, in which he yells for her “to ruin more things!” 2) his “Lana Del Race for the Cure,” featuring several sleepy, disoriented models in Lana Del Ray costumes and 3) his “John Mayer or Pepé Le Pew?” game with Olivia Wilde…


New Fave TV Show: CBS’ Extant

We had high hopes for Extant, the new Spielberg-produced Halle Berry sci-fi show on CBS, and so far it’s been everything we wanted and more. Not since Lost has a show been as interesting and mysterious. If you missed the first two episodes, you can catch up at CBS’ site. Extant airs at 8pm EST, Wednesdays on CBS.