Proma

Proma Khosla

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Proma just graduated from the University of Michigan (GO BLUE), where she essentially majored in Bollywood dancing and writing about television. Her favorite activities including consuming food and media, and she excels at these.

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Fantastic Four: How Not To Make A Superhero Movie

It’s hard to remember now that Fantastic Four is a movie and not just a major media debacle. Before imploding in the public eye, the film was expected to be brilliant, but unfortunately misses almost every mark set for a More…

BOY MEETS WORLD REWATCH 1.11: THE FATHER/SON GAME

“The Father/Son Game” starts with a pretty conventional and all-American cold open: Hyper little Morgan eating all the Lucky Charms marshmallows, 11-year old Cory pumped for the weekend, and teenage Eric thrilled for the possibility of a Friday night date. More…

REWATCH BOY MEETS WORLD 1.10: SANTA’S LITTLE HELPERS

As the Christmas season creeps upon season one, Mr. Feeny reads his sixth graders the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, which of course goes completely over Cory’s and Shawn’s heads. Cory’s takeaway is that “If you’re a real butthead, More…

Bye, Bye, Parks and Recreation

This morning, a friend of mine tweeted “Everyone on the way to work seemed totally chill about the fact we live in a post Parks And Rec world????” I agree, and it’s shocking. They’re going on like nothing has changed, More…

REWATCH BOY MEETS WORLD 1.9: CLASS PRE-UNION

“Class Pre-Union” begins with Cory doing an investigative video report on “the plight of the middle child,” in which he exposes his parents’ apparent favoritism of Morgan and Eric. It’s a cute, funny gimmick, but it sets up tensions that More…

BROOKLYN NINE-NINE 2×02 RECAP: CHOCOLATE MILK

2×02 opens with Terry revealing that he’s getting a vasectomy. Despite the highly personal nature of this admission, everyone has an opinion–and also a joke. After several comments about how the subject is making him “testy” and the operation might More…

BROOKLYN NINE-NINE 2×01 RECAP: UNDERCOVER

The Nine-Nine is BACK, and as usual, Brooklyn’s finest did not disappoint in the season two premiere. Season two picks up after Jake Peralta’s six-month stint of undercover work with the FBI, during which he infiltrated and investigated the Mafia. More…

Hindi TFiOS Casts Hazel and Gus

Well, it’s happening. After rumors and confirmations from Indian studio Dharma Productions and talk of star Alia Bhatt, the Hindi remake of The Fault In Our Stars finally has faces to put to Gus and Hazel (or whatever their names will be). More…

REWATCH BOY MEETS WORLD 1.8: TEACHER’S BET

Cory, Shawn, and Minkus end up discussing Mr. Feeny’s salary (in comparison to that of Barry Bonds). Cory argues that Mr. Feeny is not, as Minkus believes, grossly underpaid; teaching sixth grade never changes and Feeny’s job is as cushy More…

REWATCH BOY MEETS WORLD 1.7: GRANDMA WAS A ROLLING STONE

Cory and Shawn prepare for a fishing trip with Alan. The trip is father-son tradition; Now that Eric has discovered girls, it’s Cory’s turn. Meanwhile, Eric has been classically conditioning Morgan to help him meet girls. She spews compliments in More…

REWATCH BOY MEETS WORLD 1.6: BOYS II MENSA

1×06 Boys II Mensa Cory grows tired of Mr. Feeny’s seemingly preferential treatment of Minkus, even though Minkus is a star student exhibiting model behavior. As far as Cory knows, Mr. Feeny just sees him as the class clown. Hmm. More…

REWATCH BOY MEETS WORLD 1.5: “KILLER BEES”

1×05 “Killer Bees” Cory is frustrated with the subject of geography after getting a C on a test and being unable to keep up with changes in the world. No sooner has he dismissed the subject than Mr. Feeny announces More…

REWATCH BOY MEETS WORLD 1.4: CORY’S ALTERNATIVE FRIENDS

1×04 “Cory’s Alternative Friends” This episode is one of my favorites—though to be fair, most episodes are among my favorites. It establishes a continuing premium that Cory places on the importance of being “normal,” but equally illustrates that those who More…