Trending
MOST READ
Easy Green: 10 quick ways to make money in college

Easy Green: 10 quick ways to make money in college

College Issue 2014: Sell clothes. Plato’s Closet is a great place to take your gently worn apparel in exchange for cold, hard cash. They accept clothes, shoes and... By Brittany Minor 8/18/2014
SAPD Issues Thousands of Tickets for Homelessness

SAPD Issues Thousands of Tickets for Homelessness

News: Data and records obtained by the Current show that between January 1, 2013, and early October of this year the San Antonio... By Alexa Garcia-Ditta and Elaine Wolff 10/22/2014
6 Sinfully Good Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in SA

6 Sinfully Good Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in SA

Food & Drink: Cheesy Jane’s. Multiple locations, cheesyjanes.com. If the name is any indicator, this San Antonio staple doesn’t mess around when it comes to... By Tommie Ethington 10/22/2014
Alamo Ice House Brings Hill Country to Downtown

Alamo Ice House Brings Hill Country to Downtown

Food & Drink: There was a special kind of draw at Alamo Ice House on a recent Tuesday evening. A handful of weeks after opening its... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/22/2014

Best Local Artist

Best of SA 2013: 4/24/2013
Calendar

Search hundreds of restaurants in our database.

Search hundreds of clubs in our database.

Follow us on Instagram @sacurrent

Print Email

Primal Screen

'Malibu Country' has it all: moldy oldies, boobs, and gay mocking

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

'Malibu Country'

Photo: Courtesy photos, License: N/A

Courtesy photos

'Indecision 2012'


Worst of all is seeing the great Lily Tomlin in the Tart-Tongued Granny role. “I just saw a pelican poop!” she says, sending the laugh track into a conniption fit.

I will say that if you like poop jokes, you’ll probably like Malibu Country. “Here comes that pelican again!” Tomlin says five minutes later.

Thanks for the warning. That’s the cue for most of us to change the channel.

SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (7pm Sun, National Geographic Channel)
This TV movie dramatizes the 2011 Navy SEALS operation that killed Osama Bin Laden. The timing of SEAL Team Six — two days before the presidential election — has made it a political hot potato. Conservatives have cried foul, claiming that a heroic portrayal of the operation could tip the vote to Barack Obama. But have they considered the possibility that corny dialogue and clichéd characters might be so off-putting that they tip the vote to Mitt Romney?

Indecision 2012 (10pm Tue, Comedy Central)
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have been magnificent throughout this election season. The Colbert Report’s bit on Clint Eastwood’s chair, The Daily Show’s mock campaign bios of Romney and Obama — this is satire to rival Mark Twain. Lesser competitors in the fake-news biz, like Saturday Night Live, can only look on in awe.

I plan to abandon the real news networks on election night in favor of live coverage by Stewart and Colbert. That way I’m guaranteed to be laughing, not crying, no matter who wins.

We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines:

To comment you must first create a profile and sign-in with a verified DISQUS account or social network ID. Sign up here.

Comments in violation of the rules will be denied, and repeat violators will be banned. Please help police the community by flagging offensive comments for our moderators to review. By posting a comment, you agree to our full terms and conditions. Click here to read terms and conditions.
comments powered by Disqus