Alex McLevy
alexmclevy
Alex McLevy is a writer and editor at The A.V. Club, and would kindly appreciate additional videos of robots failing to accomplish basic tasks.
8/26/19
1:47 AM
4

Fuck, you’re right. I was thinking of the Flemish Primitives, a.k.a. the Early Dutch artists. Good catch.

8/15/19
6:32 PM
4

You are absolutely correct, and it’s been changed, though with what they do with holograms nowadays, I had to triple-check the source to confirm.

8/6/19
1:31 AM
14

Because season two still didn’t do a great job of delivering the narrative en route to this character development we all like. Season 3 righting the ship doesn’t mean season two wasn’t listing to port. I bring it up because comparing between seasons remains a useful critical tool, especially when dealing with a show

7/15/19
11:54 PM
21

I suspect the Shadow King’s long con will be called out and addressed before the end of the show.

6/20/19
3:06 AM
7

Cloak & Dagger is one of the best things Marvel has done on TV thus far.

6/18/19
4:16 PM
380

[Whispering quietly, in the corner]: i still like the name Boaty McBoatface

6/14/19
1:48 AM
107

These are the kinds of excellent questions I am here for. She also has eyes in the normal place, and her boob-eyes don’t create the tears that birth the enlarged spider-creature, that’s her standard eye tears.

6/14/19
1:17 AM
148

Full disclosure: I thought of that line years ago, and have been waiting for a reason to use it. 

6/13/19
6:38 PM
3

Mariah has the record for most #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100. Madonna has the record for all Billboard charts in total, thanks to all those dance floor singles. 

5/25/19
2:17 AM
5

Much like this episode, I was going for a jarring clash of ideas, so you’re not wrong to notice. 

5/25/19
2:16 AM
3

Musically, the importing of Stranger Things-esque synthwave just felt a bit too much like grasping for contemporary straws. McCreary is great, he doesn’t need to do that, it feels jarringly off-brand for them. 

5/15/19
9:08 AM
56

The discussion over Scooby-Doo ended in the determination that Scooby is not the sidekick so much as Shaggy is, but really, it’s an ensemble effort. 

4/25/19
12:50 PM
1

Or—and I know this is a weird idea—we’re not the Borg, and different staffers have different ideas about Whedon, and have repeatedly expressed them on this very site. Some of us have written newswires that are easily found with a Google search expressing enthusiasm about his new show. But feel free to ignore that and