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Seeking Yesterday’s Tomorrow Today

(Aug 08, 2014) John Stewart’s lost a step or two. Stephen Colbert is jumping ship to replace David Letterman. Who is going to save late nig...

Coming Back

(Jun 26, 2014) The Comeback is coming back, and with a vengeance. The brilliant and vastly underrated comedy from 2005 staring Lisa Kudrow and c...

Time On Television Is Circular

(May 17, 2014) I’d always wondered when America was going to deliver the kind of cop drama to television that left me with the same viscera...

Swamp Thing

(Feb 18, 2014) True Detective could have gone lots of ways. It’s an HBO show, so it could have been tacky like True Blood, or silly like G...

Mediocre Miniseries

(Jul 30, 2013) Cast of Arrested Development I finally gave Netflix a shot at wooing me with their television production prowess. I’d heard Hous...

Impatiently Waiting For Dragons To Grow Up

(Jun 25, 2013) How sodding long does it takes for a dragon to grow up? That’s the thought that’s been going through my head every time I rel...

HBO’s The Newsroom

(Jul 19, 2012) I’ve never given Aaron Sorkin much of a chance, although I’ve been consistently surprised by the number of my friend...

Left My Heart in Treme

(Oct 17, 2011) I have the hugest crush on the city of New Orleans. I don’t think there is a realer, sexier, more mysterious city in this big wi...

My Evil Fairy Godmother

(Jul 25, 2011) I used to not really get it when people would talk about how ridiculous True Blood is. Well, the new season has started, and afte...

Game of Throners

(Jun 27, 2011) So everyone seems to be obsessing over Game of Thrones because of its taboo exploitative nature. The problem with most of the oth...

New realms of fantasy

(May 12, 2011) HBO continues its winning streak with Game of Thrones. I had never heard of this A Song of Ice and Fire series of books until wee...

The Ricky Gervais Show is quite funny….

(May 09, 2011) You probably already know Ricky Gervais from “The Office” and “Extras” which were both brilliant. Gervai...

Game of Thrones

(Feb 24, 2011) In my humble opinion the fantasy genre has been badly represented on TV. Poor scripts, bad special effects and some awful casting ...

On the Entertainment Value of Real vs. Scripted Emotion

(Dec 22, 2010) Usually when I turn a movie off halfway through it’s because it is complete and utter garbage or because I have something b...

Dexter Delivers Again

(Dec 16, 2010) Now that Boardwalk Empire, The Walking Dead and Dexter are over until next year, I find myself not knowing what to do with my tim...