You guys! Apologies in advance for being the most awkward interviewer ever, but have you seen “Small Town Security” yet? The first season captured the utterly bonkers world of Joan Koplan and her merry band of security guards. To give you a brief summary: Joan is married to Irwin but Dennis thinks Joan is his soulmate. And Joan is mega crushing on Brian, who works in the company’s office. And! She’s also got a crush on Avril Lavigne. Joan and her head of security Dennis recently visited us at the Frisky, to talk about the new season, Dennis’s continuing FTM transition (yup, Dennis used to be a woman), and Joan’s romance secrets. I mean, you need to watch this show. The second season premieres Thursday, May 9 at 10/9 c on AMC.
There are some who think there is no value in reality TV, but I dare those haters to say as much come Halloween, when these stars of the small screen are the first people we think of as costume inspirations. While you could certain recycle last year’s Courtney Stodden or “Toddlers & Tiaras” costumes, why not consider dressing up as one of unlikely reality TV heroines who entertained the hell out of us in 2012?
This week’s episode of “Small Town Security” takes a break from chronicling Lieutenant Denis Croft’s time traveling love affair with his boss Chief Joan Koplan, and instead focuses on Joan’s husband Irwin. Irwin has a problem — and no, I’m not referring to his desire to dye his graying hair cherry red (which yes, is a problem). I’m talking about his hoarding issues. Irwin, Joan and everybody that comes within throwing distance of the JKK offices knows that Irwin is a hoarder. He’s so bad that he’s not only hoarded up his office and home basement, but he also has a secret hoarding storage unit, filled to the gills with newspapers, garbage bags and random Irwin ephemera.
To address his hoarding crisis majeur, Irwin brings in Dr. Sandy McKinsey, a blond management consultant, whose skin is not unlike that of Katherine Helmond’s in “Brazil,” stretched way too taut over her struggling facial features. Keep reading »
Have you started watching “Small Town Security” yet? Because you need to be watching this show. It’s absolutely the craziest. I mean, the show is about a security detail in North Georgia run by former teen sensation Joan Koplan, her cuckholded husband Irwin, and their female-to-male transgender officer Denis. So totally normal, right?
The second episode of the series delves further into the bizarre relationship between Joan “The Chief” Koplan and her deputy, Denis Croft. Who used to be a woman. Keep reading »
Maybe you caught the premiere episode of the new AMC series “Small Town Security” the other night, as it debuted directly after “Breaking Bad”? If not, you missed one hell of a crazypants show. The series chronicles the lives of several of the folks working at JJK Security, a small security firm in Northern Georgia. So far, it sounds like every other annoying reality TV show on AMC or TLC or the Discovery Network. But actually? This series is filled to the brim with oddities and surprises. After the jump, we give you 10 reasons why “Small Town Security” should be a required part of your Sunday night lineup, handcuffs and all. (And please, watch the illuminating clip, too!)
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