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We Can Reset, but on My Terms

When can you and when can’t you?

Depends on the situation and the person.

If it’s a normal individual, then it is within the realm of possibility to hit the “reset button” in certain circumstances. If that individual is Larry David from ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ then the answer is definitely no.

Hilariously no.

And, in actuality, today is the perfect day to hit the aforementioned and ever-famous reset button. Why? Because the question posed at the top is “When can you and when can’t you?”

When? On Wednesday.

You have got to admit that’s pretty good…pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty good.

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Can a Jet Get Jet Lag?

Randomness is a wonderful thing.

‘Silicon Valley’ is a brilliant show, even without T.J. Miller. Although, admittedly, we do miss the on-screen hilarity of the obnoxious yet somehow likable¬†Erlich Bachman of “Bachmanity” and “Aviato” (spoken in that very specific manner).

The off-screen and behind the scenes T.J. Miller is another story altogether. And it was reportedly not a good one as revealed by castmates and executive producers/directors of the HBO show.

Regardless, there are so many fantastic characters who do make ‘Silicon Valley’ one of the best written and acted shows on television. One of these aforementioned characters is none other than Matt Ross who plays equal parts tech giant and megalomaniac,¬†Gavin Belson.

(FYI – There is one f-bomb in the video below)

That’s his character’s signature mentality. He has another signature–I’ll save that for another day when laughter is needed.

The Wild West of Writing

‘Westworld’ is a television enigma for the modern era, or whenever the show takes place in the 21st-century future.

Aside from Reddit users who routinely dissect each episode with a scalpel, sometimes to the playful annoyance of Jonah Nolan and Lisa Joy, who are the head writers, co-creators, and husband and wife duo of the critically-acclaimed HBO-adapted series. There was a moment at Comic-Con between the first and second season of ‘Westworld’ when a fan at a large panel asked Mr. Nolan about “Samurai World,” and the famed screenwriter dryly replied with his eyes staring downward, “Do you want there to be a Samurai World?”

It was all in good fun, of course, as he enjoys the constant conversations Reddit users engage in concerning ‘Westworld.’

Mr. Nolan recently gave insight into his digital relationship with Reddit users, as well venturing into the risky contortion act in moviemaking known as high-level casting from a writer’s perspective with a familial connection.

FYI РThere are a couple f-bombs dropped in the following Hollywood Reporter interview 

Jonah Nolan is no joke yet he is a joker in the way fans want him to be as a writer and storyteller.

A Mind Trip Unlike Any Other

The man’s name was Robin Williams. The man’s occupation was making people laugh. And the formula for comedy is tragedy plus time.

We owe Robin Williams, the man who made us laugh out loud and cry like no other comic (Mrs. Doubtfire, dears), to take the time to hear and understand his personal tragedy that, evidently, was a parallel force pulling at the imaginative, faster-than-lightning comedic genius.

This brand new trailer for the brand new HBO documentary ‘Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind’ will make us laugh and make us cry. Hopefully, HBO has timed the release date of Monday, July 16 at 8 p.m. ET correctly so audiences can appreciate both emotions separately and as one.

One final picture of the art form known as Robin Williams.