Which Musical Number Did You Like Best from The ‘Community’ Christmas Special?

There’s a chance that last night’s episode of Community may have been its last, and what better way to go out than by mocking shlock like Glee while simultaneously serving us up a bevy of amusing musical numbers? After the jump, check out some of the best tunes and weigh in on which one you […]

VIDEO: Save ‘Community!’ I Mean, Greendale

In case you hadn’t heard, the always unconventional Community is in real danger of being canceled. Anyone who saw last week’s brilliant foosball episode knows such an act by NBC would be nothing short of criminal. Hopefully viewers will support the struggling sitcom, whose own problems echo the ones of the show’s fictional Greendale Community […]

Check Out This Beetlejuice Easter Egg from ‘Community’

Community is unfairly on the edge of cancellation, which means we may no longer have gems like the above video. Here’s the back-story on this Easter Egg: apparently the writers have incorporated the word “Beetlejuice” into the show once per season. Well, this is the third season, and we all know what happens when you […]

Hey, ‘Community’ Premiered Last Night!

Guess what? Community had its third season premiere last night, and judging by the ratings, several of you didn’t watch. That’s probably thanks to the stealth (read: non-existent) marketing campaign to promote the show’s return. Thankfully, my DVR caught the premiere, which featured such highlights as the arrival of John Goodman, a bizarre tribute to […]

EMMY NOMINATIONS: Let’s Look At The Ballot, Shall We?

The 2011 Primetime Emmy Nominations came out today, and generally they look pretty solid. It was the usual mix of old standbys and random new faces. The only difficult thing for me was realizing that I watch so much reality TV now that my authority on scripted fare isn’t quite what it used to be. […]

Ep. 18: Banter with Ben and Lisa

We’re baaaaack. After a nearly two month hiatus, Lisa Timmons joined me on Friday for yet another episode of Banter with Ben and Lisa. On this podcast, we talk about Prince, Community, a fight on the subway, and some behind-the-scenes gossip from the long deceased sitcom, Three Sisters (on which I was a PA). I […]

AND WHATNOT: Black Swan Leads To Actual Meltdown; Also, J-Hud, Dianna Agron, and RuPaul

From Amy Phillips, a.k.a. fake Rachel Zoe. The Wrap: Man Shot Dead in Dispute Over Eating Popcorn Too Loudly During ‘Black Swan’ Newsweek: Jennifer Hudson: A Star Is Reborn NY Post: Rosie splits with lover Tracy OMG!: Dianna Agron Is “Terrified” of Her “Psycho” Ex Alex Pettyfer Vulture: clickables See the Guys from Community, Mad […]

The First Annual B-Side Blog Holiday Gift Guide

Over the past year, various companies have sent me all sorts of cool swag, and in an effort to pay it forward, I’ve decided to compile a list of my favorite freebies (as well as a few that I did fork over some cold, hard cash for). For all you last minute shoppers out there, […]