Sharknado 2: watch it for the (reality TV) cameos

Sharks and the, Empire State Building, of course. (Photo by Syfy)

Last summer's social media phenomenon returns tonight when Syfy debuts Sharknado 2: The Second One at 9. The viewer-chosen subtitle tells you everything you need to know about its approach and seriousness. There is not a single thing in the movie that makes any sense, and any attempt to think about it critically will likely fail. That makes it … keep reading ▶

Behind the scenes of Knife Fight

Chef Tim Love, Knife Fight host Ilan Hall, and Chef Mike Isabella. (Photo by Ben Cohen/Esquire)

The set of Esquire Network's Knife Fight was chaotic: people moving everywhere, chefs moving around in the small open kitchen, conversation plus cooking so loud you cannot hear the chefs or the judges. Once the setting for late-night cook-offs, Top Chef 2 winner Ilan Hall's downtown Los Angeles restaurant now also hosts a TV show that is … keep reading ▶