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It’s been 110+ degrees here and I’ve been hiding in places with A/C because I’m trying to avoid an electric bill for $47K next month. This means lots of time at the library and movie theater. …

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Thoughts on the Golden Globes 2015

January 12, 2015 – 12:15 am | 3 Comments
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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, in their third and final outing as hosts, were my main reason for watching, and they landed some good jokes, though the show seemed less funny this year than it …

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Fall 2014 TV Shows I’ve Seen So Far, Pt. 1

September 22, 2014 – 11:36 pm | 2 Comments
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Fall is officially here and so’s the fall network TV season. I enjoy sampling all the new shows, even if I end up faithfully watching only two of them. Below are my first impressions of …

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Gillian (Anderson) Killin’ It

March 16, 2014 – 10:24 pm | 3 Comments

I was idly surfing the Internet this past weekend when I stumbled upon an interview with Gillian Anderson promoting her new TV show, Crisis, that premiered on NBC on Sunday. Network programming hasn’t impressed me …

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Weekend Viewing Pleasure

February 7, 2014 – 1:34 am | 5 Comments
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If you’re looking for entertainment this weekend, there are some good options across different media platforms. The Winter Olympics are on TV, and Amazon just posted ten new pilots for you to watch and rate …

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Golden Globes 2014: A Few Thoughts & Fashion

January 12, 2014 – 10:54 pm | 7 Comments
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I enjoy the Golden Globes every year because it’s the first show of the season so awards fatigue hasn’t set in yet, and because the stars can eat and drink there, crazy things happen.
Jacqueline Bisset …

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Favorite TV Theme Songs Ever

May 23, 2013 – 10:50 pm | 40 Comments
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Yesterday, I heard that actor Steve Forrest had passed away on May 18 at the age of 87. Even though he appeared in many TV series, to me he’s best remembered for the mid-seventies show S.W.A.T., …

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TV Review: BATES MOTEL

March 19, 2013 – 10:44 pm | 8 Comments
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I didn’t have much interest in watching A&E’s Bates Motel (Mondays, 10 p.m.) until I started hearing lots of good buzz about it, so I sampled the first episode, titled “First You Dream, Then You …

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Few Thoughts on the 70th Golden Globes

January 14, 2013 – 1:10 am | 10 Comments
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I had rehearsal today for the new play I’m doing, so I tuned in late to the Golden Globes. I’m now exhausted so this write-up won’t be long; I just wanted to throw out a …

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Sunday Night Drama—REVENGE Premiere & 666 PARK AVENUE

October 1, 2012 – 2:03 am | 2 Comments
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**SPOILERS AHEAD**
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Back in May, Revenge had a doozy of a finale so I couldn’t wait for tonight’s season 2 premiere. I liked it overall, but not happy that Declan and Charlotte are back. Ugh. Declan …

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Mini Reviews of LAST RESORT, THE MINDY PROJECT, and BEN & KATE

September 22, 2012 – 12:18 am | 4 Comments
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The new shows are coming, the new shows are coming! This year, networks made several pilots available online (some have been pulled) before their premieres, which is great since I’m usually too impatient to wait for …

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Mini TV Review: REVOLUTION

September 17, 2012 – 2:06 pm | 3 Comments
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The Jon Favreau-directed, J.J. Abrams-produced Revolution is one of the most highly anticipated new series of the fall season, and the pilot does show some promise, if it didn’t completely blow me away. The premise …

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A Few Thoughts on THE CLOSER Series Finale & MAJOR CRIMES

August 14, 2012 – 12:44 am | 5 Comments
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*SPOILERS AHEAD: Stop reading if you haven’t watched the finale*
 
Going into the finale, the only things I hoped for were that Brenda wouldn’t die in the line of duty, and that she’d leave with dignity, …

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