Category TV

On Story: Frank Darabont (Pt. 2)

After a chaotic week of convocation and family visiting me in the Great White North (which has since melted into a luscious green wonderland), I finally had the opportunity to view this week’s episode of On Story. How lucky we are to live in a world where your favourite shows can be streamed online! As […]

On Story: Frank Darabont

What do a clown targeting children’s fears, a living car, and a haunted hotel have in common? Their creator: Stephen King. King is one of the—if not THE—most well-known authors in the horror genre of literature.  If you’ve seen a horror film, you’ve likely seen an adaptation of his works. The man has written so […]

On Story: Breaking Bad (Pt. 2)

As promised, I watched both On Story and the first few episodes of Breaking Bad. My opinions speak volumes to the importance and greatness of On Story because I wish I had watched the interview with Vince Gilligan before the episodes. Hearing a creator touch on the relationship to his or her creation is, perhaps, […]

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 […]