Category Archives: Television

Gideon’s Daughter

I have to ask your advice, Gideon. There is a phenomenon that perhaps everyone feels when they attempt to become literate in theatrical affairs of missing something.  There are many writers, directors, and actors that are spoken of in hushed … Continue reading

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Secret State

He’s dead, nothing’s going to change that.  We’d have to replace him after he lost the election anyway. Tough business, politics.  There was an explosion at a PetroFex oil refinery in the north of England.  Deputy Prime Minister Tom Dawkins … Continue reading

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Recommended Movies on BluRay/DVD for Christmas

The time for this post was probably on Thursday, so I’ll have to cater to the more discerning (and semi-procrastinating) holiday shopper.  Lucky for you, DVDs and BluRays are far less likely to sell out than a 60″ television at … Continue reading

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Key & Peele Season 1

We’ve hired Luther, here, to be my anger translator. It’s clear this show is going to be great when the first sketch runs like this:  A guy (Keegan Michael Key) is talking to his girlfriend about getting tickets for a … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 10

The Greater Fool Brian is the Knight of the Mirrors, that’s the chapter we’re up to now. The piece in New York magazine didn’t go exactly as Will (Jeff Daniels) expected.  He wanted it to be a historical document that … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 9

The Blackout, Part 2: Mock Debate I say the power going out was the best thing that ever happened to us! They’re still slumming it on News Night but the end is in sight.  It’s pitch time to the RNC for their … Continue reading

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The Newsroom Episode 8

The Blackout Part 1: Tragedy Porn Whose decision was it not to cover the Casey Anthony trial? The Casey Anthony started last week and has caused half of News Night’s viewers to jump ship (and Nancy Grace’s show on HLN … Continue reading

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