Sunday, June 30, 2013
Web Series Worth Watching: Bloomers adds some gay eye candy with guest star Sean Hemeon
Web Series of the Week: Bloomers
While watching its second season, I've slowly become a fan of this online sitcom about a group of L.A. friends who work at Moxie, a hip underwear (or "bloomers") company. And now with the addition of guest star Sean Hemeon (from the web series, Husbands) as a potential love interest for its gay character, Brooke (played by creator Matt Palazzolo), I can definitely recommend Bloomers as a web series worth watching. I've always thought it was a well-written, character-driven show, but I just wanted a more compelling storyline for Brooke, who now has one with the handsome Mr. Hemeon. The rest of the cast is equally talented, including executive producer Fernanda Espíndola as Brooke's best friend Francesca, Nathan Frizzell and Swati Kapila as cute couple Ross and Joanna, and a scene-stealing Tracey Verhoeven as Dr. Gail Vale, who has a few too many cocktails during a party in the latest episode.
To catch up on Bloomers, visit www.BloomersTheSeries.com. You can also become a fan of the series on Facebook and Twitter.
PLEASE NOTE: The next Web Series Worth Watching will be on Sunday, July 14.
Other web series worth watching this week are:
Child of the '70s
This comedy series has found its groove as it begins its second season. The first season was centered around struggling NYC actor Carlo Perdente (played by creator Michael Vaccaro) and his overbearing family - but now he has moved to Los Angeles to become a personal assistant to his favorite 1970s TV idol, Kiki Lawrence (played by Sordid Lives' Ann Walker). And in the season opener, Carlo meets actress Geri Jewell (The Facts of Life) and Kiki's hot personal trainer (Leo Forte), who asks him out on a date. Other groovy guest stars this season include Bruce Vilanch, Lynne Marie Stewart (Pee-wee's Playhouse) and Susan Olsen (The Brady Bunch).
For more Child of the '70s, subscribe to its YouTube Channel. You can also become a fan on Facebook - and click here to donate to the series' indiegogo fundraising campaign for a third season.
He's With Me
Directed by Sebastian La Cause (the creator of Hustling), this new comedy series has an interesting premise - Ted, a lonely straight man, meets Martin, a lonely gay man, during a wedding reception and become friends. I found the pilot episode to be funny with relatable characters and some great performances, including creator Jason Cicci as Martin, Bradford How as Ted, Darcie Siciliano and John Cramer as their newly married friends Val and Eddie, and Ryan Duncan as Martin's friend Benny, a cabaret singer.
For more HWM, subscribe to its YouTube Channel. You can also become a fan of the series on Facebook and Twitter.
Creator and star Sebastian La Cause has created a Kickstarter campaign to help fund a third season of his sexy and addictive drama, and below you can check out a new fundraising video with Mr. La Cause and his lovely Hustling co-star Daphne Rubin-Vega. Click here to make a donation - and if you need to catch up on the first two seasons of Hustling, go to www.hustling.tv.
Season 2 of this horror story continues as Jane (Crystal Chappell) confesses her tragic past. To catch up on The Inn, go to www.theinnseries.com. You can also follow the series on Facebook.
This gay soap opera continues as Donovan learns some surprising news about Rebecca. To catch up on the series, go to www.secretstheseries.com. You can also become a fan on Facebook.
Steam Room Stories
In the latest episode, Josh and Chad play a friendly drinking game of "I Never". For more hot hunks, go to www.SteamRoomStories.com. You can also become a fan on Facebook and Twitter.
Steve Hayes: Tired Old Queen at the Movies
The fabulous film critic reviews Jason and the Argonauts (1963). For more TOQ, subscribe to his YouTube Channel. You can also become a fan on Facebook or follow Steve on Twitter.
Where the Bears Are
The second season of this groovy gay comedy continues with two new episodes as the Bears pay a visit to the Faultline, a popular Silver Lake leather bar, where Wood makes out with two men and Nelson has a bit too much to drink. To catch up on the Bears, go to wherethebearsare.tv. You can also become a fan on Facebook and Twitter.