Monthly Archives: February 2013

“And the winner is…”

I don’t like the Super Bowl. I could sit here and type a blog about all of the reasons why I don’t like watching over-paid athletes ram into each other and chase a ball, but then I would be a hypocrite. Why? Well, I love The Academy Awards which consists of over-paid entertainers patting each […]

“The Biggest Robbery Since Brinks”

Have you ever mentioned Grace Kelly in front of a Judy Garland fan and violence ensued? Probably not, but this rivalry is an actual problem. I generally care about matters that, well, don’t… matter. However, I am a Judy Garland fan, so, a word to the wise: don’t speak highly of Grace Kelly in front […]

Pioneers of Television: Miniseries

The content of this episode of Pioneers of Television weighs on my heart in such a fashion that I’m having a difficult time forming words and sentences. I’ve never seen Roots, Rich Man, Poor Man, or The Thorn Birds… but the impact of the interviews with cast members placed me right in the middle of […]

Preview — Pioneers of Television: Miniseries

Tonight marks the final installment of Pioneers of Television this season. I know… I know… you want it to last longer! I do, too. Perhaps they’ve saved the best for last. The episode focuses on miniseries which were based on novels ranging from the ever popular Roots to The Thorn Birds. For readers who were […]

Pioneers of Television: Superheroes

Holy strawberries, Batman, we’re in a jam! Burt Ward (aka Robin) may have thought this proclamation was cheesy… but let me tell ya, if I was a screenwriter and I came up with comedy gold like that, I would laugh until my sides split. I love that line and I loved this episode of Pioneers […]