Monthly Archives: May 2014

On Story: Breaking Bad

There must be something terribly wrong with me because I am resistant to new television series. Most of the time, a series must end and I wait for the ripple effect of the show in conversation to see if it was just a fad or something worth my time. If you think I’m joking, I […]

“I’m too old for this…”

This afternoon on Panhandle PBS, cozy up on the couch and enjoy a moment’s rest while watching On Story at 5:30. In the past, I have blogged about this television series multiple times and it has rarely, if ever, disappointed me. On Story is exceptional for the topics chosen to discuss and the people selected […]

Pioneers of Television: Acting Funny (Pt. 2)

In elementary school, I remember a group of my friends began imitating Mork from Ork by creating the iconic pronged hand gesture and shouting, “Nanu nanu!” With the advent of TV Land, 90s kids were exposed to a young and talented Robin Williams on the television show Mork & Mindy and his improvised comedy appealed […]

Pioneers of Television: Acting Funny (Pt. 1)

Drop all of your plans for this evening and settle in to watch Pioneers of Television at 7PM on Panhandle PBS. I say this with full confidence because tonight they are featuring some of the most hilarious television shows in history including The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Mork & Mindy, and The Dick Van Dyke […]

Pioneers of Television: Breaking Barriers (Pt. 2)

I finally had a chance to watch the latest episode of Pioneers of Television (online, no less, check it out)! As I discussed in my previous blog, this episode focuses on the presence of race in television and accurate representation of various cultures and people, i.e., “Breaking Barriers.” It’s so difficult for someone of my […]