Category Archives: Television

The Tick, S1E2: “The Tick vs. Chairface Chippendale”

(If you like, you can follow along by watching the episode below.) The beauty of animation is that it can bring to life things that it would be impossible, or at least difficult, for reality or practical effects to explore. … Continue reading

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The Tick, S1E1: “The Tick vs. the Idea Men”

Ah, the episode. The cornerstone of cohesive televisual storytelling. If an episode of a show has aired in the last ten years, someone has devoted a non-negligible amount of verbiage to it. Here at Cheese & Pixels, we’re going to reach … Continue reading

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Crappy Food Critic Hall of Fame: McDonald’s Morning Mac

As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, McDonald’s is going to be rolling out all-day breakfast nationwide at all their franchise locations starting October 6 (a day after my birthday, Mickey D’s, but a belated gift is better than nothing at … Continue reading

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Hunkering Down for Doinkage with Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

Has any film been vindicated by history more times over than Wet Hot American Summer? Although it tanked in limited theatrical release in 2001, it later found its audience on DVD, and over time it turned into a treasure trove … Continue reading

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What I’m Blanking: Up in Smoke Edition

At any given time, I’m absorbing works from all over the cultural spectrum. What I’m Blanking is a neat summation of those moments in my cultural journey. What I’m Reading: The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer I kind of had a … Continue reading

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Crap My Nephew Watches #2: Henry Danger

Of course it’s just a phase, but for a minute there I was genuinely concerned that the Crap My Nephew Watches segment was going to end before it really ever started, and that Minecraft videos would be all Jonathan would … Continue reading

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