Parenthood Recap: Carpe Braverman


Parenthood is back on television, and that means our Thursday nights will now be filled with joy, and tears (always the tears with this show), and a squirmy discomfort whenever Zeek says something a little too un-P.C. (“Dad, you’re saying words out loud”), and futile attempts to swallow the big ‘ol lumps this heart-on-its-sleeve drama always puts right in the middle of our throats. Of the many, many things I love about Parenthood — its absolutely perfect cast, its capacity to simultaneously sugarcoat and frankly present the realities of family life, its repeated use of the word "funkytown" in a sexual context — what I may love most is that it’s such a pure, simple pleasure to watch.  Read More...


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