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ERIC GOULD

Associate Editor

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2018
Jul
15
 
 
Clips from the new Sacha Baron Cohen comedy half-hour Who is America? have been released today, (Sunday, July 15) the day of its Showtime premiere. In this clip, Cohen (in heavy prosthetic makeup) plays anti-terrorist expert, Erran Morad, whose mission is to arm Israeli children as young as four years old...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jul
5
 
 
This video of Japanese child drum prodigy Yoyoka Soma languished on Youtube since it was posted in January, but finally picked up steam last week after appearing in the Huffington Post. It’s now clocking almost one million hits... Robert Plant, like the rest of us, is all smiles...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jun
22
 
 
Paul McCartney has had a long history of notable surprise public performances...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jun
10
 
 
The news of Anthony Bourdain’s untimely and shocking loss continues to reverberate. Unhappily. Here is Anderson Cooper’s moving remembrance of the tastes and insight that he gained over numerous interviews with the writer, chef and television documentary host...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jun
8
 
 
The shock, surprise, and sorrow continue to flood across the internet today, June 8th, the day it was reported Anthony Bourdain was found dead of a suicide in France...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
May
13
 
 
Critical praise is high for Benedict Cumberbatch on the premiere of his new Showtime series, Patrick Melrose... turns out, he’s a good sport, instantly game in this clip from a 2015 episode of The Graham Norton Show where Norton posted pictures from a popular meme playing on Cumberbatch’s assumed resemblance to otters...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
May
7
 
 
FX has announced that the vampire satire film What We Do in the Shadows, co-written and starring the always witty Jermaine Clement  (Flight of the Conchords) has been adapted for a 10-episode season starting in Spring 2019... the mockumentary-style comedy follows what happens when three vampires have been roommates for hundreds of years…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Apr
22
 
 
It’s not news on the level of rapper Kendrick Lamar, the surprising 2018 Pulitzer Prize recipient, but Jerry Saltz, New York art critic and former co-host of Bravo's Work of Art (2010-11) is also a 2018 winner...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Apr
15
 
 

SNL returned to musical satire last night (Saturday, April 15), with this operetta based on a man (Pete Davidson) who dares to order the lobster at a diner. You know, ‘cause it’s a diner. And no one ever orders orders the seafood. The lobster (Kenan Thompson) shellfishly laments his fate in the style of Les Miserables.

 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Apr
10
 
 
Seth Meyers' monologs are always good, but last night’s Late Night opening (Monday, April 9) was hard to beat...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Eric Gould

Associate Editor

Eric Gould is a writer in Boston and Associate Editor for tvworthwatching.com. With prior stints in art, music, photography and design, he casts a wide net across the media pool fishing for the smart, the surprising and the oddly compelling. He will have essays on Rectify, Six Feet Under and Girls in the upcoming “Finale: Considering the Ends of Television Series” from Syracuse University Press. Email him at gould@tvworthwatching.com

 
 
 
 

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