The Couch Critic

Chip Murphy
TV and Hoops
Created 07 Aug 2021
  • RIP Charlie Watts
    25 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    Good morning! As a fan of The Rolling Stones, I felt like I had to write some sort of tribute to the late Charlie Watts. Nerlens Noel is filing a lawsuit against his ex-agent Rich Paul, and J.R. Smith...
  • He's Here, He's There
    24 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    I hope everyone had a great weekend! Welcome back to The Couch Critic! Once again, thank you for subscribing. Packed newsletter today - some love for the great Roy Kent in a Zach Lowe-inspired idea, a...
  • Sorry, Myles Turner
    18 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    Good morning! I hope you had a good weekend. Sorry for the delay. I meant for this to come out on Monday. I had some personal issues come up, and I’m still working out the kinks. I wanted this to be p...
  • And Here...We...Go
    12 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    Good morning! First of all, thank you for subscribing. I’m going to start with some Knicks content. I also threw in a solid TV recommendation, an update on an old Knick, and my take on a canceled TV s...
  • The Couch Critic
    11 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
    First of all, thank you to everyone for checking out my first issue of The Couch Critic! I thought I’d give a little intro into how this came about and what my plan is going forward. Please subscribe,...
  • Ted Lasso Is Back
    25 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Barbecue sauce. This is a recap of the season 2 premiere, so if you don’t want it to be spoiled, stop reading and go watch the show instead. Photo by Emilio Garcia on Unsplash Everybody’s favorite col...
  • Giannis Is Awesome, Space Jam 2, Manifest
    23 Jul 2021 • 5 min read
    A lot more rambling Full disclosure: I thought I’d be writing a tribute to Chris Paul after these finals. I had the Julius Hodge nut punching story ready to go, and at some point, I’d refer to CP3 as ...
  • 7 TV Shows That Could Use A Reboot
    10 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    Some shows could use a comeback Photo by Jonas Leupe on Unsplash I have no idea what type of people decide the TV shows that live or die every year. An educated guess would be that Chuck Lorre has som...
  • RJ Barrett, Damian Lillard, Fear Street
    08 Jul 2021 • 5 min read
    More rambling from a crazy person Photo by Abhishek Chandra on Unsplash I don’t believe there’s such a thing as a perfect trade for a superstar in the NBA. There’s always going to be risk involved. Th...
  • Ben Simmons, TV vs Books, Dame in NY
    28 Jun 2021 • 4 min read
    Rambling about a bunch of things Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash I thought long and hard about even publishing this — much less sharing it with people. I don’t even fully understand why it was impo...
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