Jon O'Brien, Decider

Jon O'Brien


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Recent articles by Jon:

Has Amazon Finally Found Its Own Dating Guilty Pleasure With ‘The One That Got Away’?

Despite the promise of a “new and radical social experiment,” The One That Got Away still falls victim to the same corny old tropes. → Read More

Madonna’s 20 Top Remixes of All Time

Her remix collection ‘Finally Enough Love’ is out now digitally in an abridged version. → Read More

How ‘Queer As Folk’s First Episode Got It Wrong

Did a show officially described as a “vibrant reimagining” really need to ground itself in such suffering out of the gate? → Read More

10 Best (And Weirdest) Covers of Hanson’s ‘MMMBop’

“MMMBop” hit No. 1 on the Hot 100 chart 25 years ago. → Read More

Madonna’s ‘MDNA’ Turns 10, But It’s No Lost Classic

Despite a record-setting Super Bowl halftime show, 2012 saw the Queen of Pop deliver her most disappointing album. → Read More

Guns N’ Roses’ 10 Best Songs: Critic’s Picks

The top songs from the World’s Most Dangerous Band. → Read More

Can ‘Feria: The Darkest Light’ Become Netflix’s Next Spanish Hit?

How on Earth do you cope when you’re hit with bombshell that your folks are serial killers? → Read More

10 Best Olympic Winter Games Anthems

Olympic Winter Games anthems: 10 of the best Olympics songs. → Read More

Why ‘The Puppet Master’ on Netflix Should Be Your Next True Crime Fix

Netflix’s true crime storytelling has recently become more exhausting than exhaustive, but Puppet Master shows they're willing to change and adapt. → Read More

‘Wolf Like Me’ Will Leave You Hungry For More

Wolf Like Me is the first new show of 2022 you that you’ll see appearing on year-end “best of” lists. → Read More

Can ‘Queer Eye’ Rediscover Its Mojo By Moving To Texas?

It would be difficult for any show that had screened 47 hour-long episodes in just two years to avoid a sense of fatigue. → Read More

Why ‘Anxious People’ Should Be Your First Post-Christmas Binge Watch

Two reasons: Its darkly comic streak and celebration of unlikely human connections. → Read More

‘Firebite’ on AMC+ Gives Vampire Fans Something New To Sink Their Teeth Into

This Australian vampire series stands out by blending comic book violence, black comedy, and family melodrama. → Read More

Why ‘MacGruber’ Deserves To Find An Audience On TV

“My country has invited me to die for it and I RSVP’d ‘Yass Queen.’” → Read More

Can ‘Sort Of’ Become Canada’s Next Breakout Hit?

Sort Of feels like a show that hasn’t yet found its footing, but the same thing was said about Schitt’s Creek Season 1. → Read More

Why We Need ‘Joe Pera Talks With You’ More Than Ever

Kindness makes Talks With You the most comforting shows of recent years. → Read More

Why ‘Elves’ Is The Perfect Antidote To Netflix’s Usual Christmas Fare

With all six episodes hovering around 20 minutes, this is a rare example of a Netflix production that could have been benefited from being a little longer. → Read More

Is Jack McBrayer Poised To Become This Generation’s Fred Rogers?

The new Apple TV+ series Hello Jack! takes several cues from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. → Read More

The Gleefully Madcap ‘Chucky’ Series Proves ‘Child’s Play’ Was Worth Reviving

Don Mancini is poised to reel in a new generation unfamiliar with its pint-sized psychopathic cherub doll. → Read More

Spice Girls' Debut Album 'Spice' at 25: All the Songs Ranked

Ranking all the songs on Spice Girls' debut album, 'Spice.' → Read More