Glee Recap: The Channing Tatum Former Male Stripper Grant


It’s probably become clear over the past few weeks, but I have absolutely no idea what to make of Glee this season. It’s gone from a very sweet two-part premiere (which I stupidly assumed was a return to form) to Finn’s moving tribute to a spate of more uneven episodes. I’m used to being outraged by Glee. I’m used to being infuriated by it. I’m even used to loving it. But I’m not accustomed to being flat-out bored with it, and that’s where I’ve found myself after the past couple of episodes.


And really: a Billy Joel tribute without “We Didn’t Start the Fire”? Seriously? Or without “Vienna,” now in its third decade of being obnoxiously yell-sung by teenage girls driving around with the windows down? What’s the point of a tribute episode that doesn’t really pay tribute to the full range of the artist? It makes it seem like the entire point of the episode was to give Darren Criss an opportunity to sing “Piano Man,” and there’s got to be an easier way to get that accomplished.  Read More...


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