weekly movie, music, and tv commentary through the eyes of juan and his contributors. think of this as struggle entertainment weekly

*NEW* The Complex Humanity of a Show About a Talking Horse

No show has made me feel more this year than this wacky comedy about a talking horse.

*NEW* Juandering Around’s Fall Movie Preview

Juandering Around’s first annual movie preview! Yay!

Guest Contribution: Parks and Coping Mechanisms

Guest contribution about coping with depression with the help of your Pawnee friends.

How “Miley Cyrus and her Dead Petz” made me a fan for life.

Miley Cyrus is a true artiste. A bong-hitting, tongue-showing, twerktastic artiste.

How Fragile Masculinity kept me from watching RuPaul’s Drag Race for so long

she done already had herses.

Guest Contribution: Ranking Black Mirror’s Most Human Stories

My favorite Michigan resident breaks down his favorite show. must read.

Kesha’s Rainbow is a cathartic, therapeutic triumph

kesha’s new album thankfully delivered

caitlyn jenner, please shut the fuck up!

caitlyn, can you please go away? k thanks bye

guest contribution: nevertheless, we persisted. a tribute to sense8 

a passionate exploration of the cancellation and the future of sense8. all the way from michigan

how kesha became one of my inspirations

kasha is pretty kickass

my top ten music releases of 2017 so far 

tell me how mainstream i am

guest review: uncomfortable yet satisfying, “a ghost story” is a must

a fascinating review all the way from michigan

amy schumer, what went wrong girl?

amy schumer is having a rough year

‘lust for life’ becomes the singer’s lana-iest release yet.

this is so very lana del rey

the big sick reminds us why we shouldn’t pull the plug on rom-coms

review of the movie the big sick with commentary on the rom-com genre

katy perry, what went wrong girl?

katy is having a rough year

why deepthroat by cupcakke is actually the best song ever.

songs with message should be applauded.

con musas, natalia lafourcade me regreso a mis raices

una vulnerable critica a mi segundo disco favorito del 2017

no sophomore slump: with melodrama, lorde creates ‘purposeful pop’

a detailed music review of the best album of the year so far.

in beatriz at dinner, salma hayek gives a quiet tour de force

reviewing a remarkable salma hayek showcase

emmys 2017: surprises and snubs

take a look at my take on the emmy nominations!