Television Review: Party Down

I have both seasons of Party Down on DVD – it’s an amazing show. From Rob Thomas, the creator of Veronica Mars and Paul Rudd (yes, it seems like a strange combination) comes a show about aspiring performers who work for the catering company called Party Down. It’s not necessarily a happy show, because it’s about people who are struggling, and some who have even given up on their dreams, but it’s funny and it’s relatable. I love Veronica Mars, but Party Down is a better show. This is a controversial statement, because the Veronica Mars fandom is a force to be reckoned with, but there’s something nice about watching a comedy that exists in a heightened universe but actually seems like something pulled out of real life.

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