Posts tagged "television"

Marvel's Jessica Jones: A Spoiler-Free Review

If there’s anything that Marvel and DC have done for television, it has shown with both Supergirl and Jessica Jones that a series about a female superhero is not only possible, but necessary. Now that TV is willing to accept them, it’s a matter about how we write them. Given that both the former and... Read more »

Why Mitt Romney is scared of Sesame Street

People have the right to vote for whomever they wish to. Stacey Dash recently certainly exercised this American trait by declaring that she would vote for Mitt Romney on November 6 of this year. I would be fine with her decision if she could fathom the fact that the man she is voting for is... Read more »

It's Time To Save Men Of A Certain Age

It's Time To Save Men Of A Certain Age
A painful, bitter pill that anyone living must face is that one day you will be old. My┬áinitial┬áreaction to the concept of TNT’s Men Of A Certain Age was whether the programmers at TNT were smoking something. The only time that I could recall a show about older people working well was The Golden Girls.... Read more »

Some Doctor Who Fans Need A Better Defense For Their Show

Ratings. Appreciation Indexes. The word “millions”. I strangely used one, or all three of these types of answers in a blog post on someone else’s site who got pissed off with all of the attention that last Harry Potter film received. That blog post however was about the money people put towards fantasy films, it... Read more »

Bringing Back The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

If you never have heard of The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency, you are about to right now. Adapted from the book series by Alexander McCall Smith, the stories revolve around the cheerful optimism of private detective Precious Ramotswe who solves a variety of cases that range from the tragic to the absurd. Helping her... Read more »

Barney Miller: An Underrated Gem

Back when I actually cared to watch television, I always managed to skip Barney Miller. I never watched it during it’s original 1975-1982 run. Syndication re-run’s and DVD’s allow you to travel back in time without necessarily being connected to the time in which the film or television show aired. Having seen a dozen or... Read more »