Category Archives: Television

Any One Life to Live fans out there?

I have figured out who killed Victor, and why, and will reveal all in the comments. I think it’s one of the most clever plotlines I’ve seen since I began watching soaps.

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Friday brieflings

Okay, this is just funny: Read it in full, and yes, there are bad words in it, but this is utterly hilarious. A rocker explains why he won’t let Glee cover his songs. (For the records, every time I’ve watched … Continue reading

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Sunday snarks

Aw, c’mon, we want Israel to go bankrupt like the EU is going to! Tent cities in Israel are being replicated in Times Square (kinda sorta), where, apparently, Israelis and Jews alike are ignoring the warning signs in the U.S. … Continue reading

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The Seriously? news briefs

You can’t make this shit up: Palestinians are going to boycott companies that don’t boycott settlement products by obeying the new anti-boycott law in Israel. Seriously. And the Russians like to pretend to be honest brokers: The Russians, at the … Continue reading

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Grey’s Anatomy: Jumping the shark, with music

I love Grey’s anatomy. I love musicals. And I’ve liked the few TV show musical episodes that have popped up here and there. The Buffy the Vampire musical episode was wonderful (except for the fact that Joss insisted on allowing … Continue reading

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We are of peace, always

The Visitors return in a couple of weeks, and I, for one, welcome our rodent-eating overlords. (Or at least, I welcome the continuing series about them. In real life, ew.) News for the new season: Jane Badler, the original series’ … Continue reading

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Amazing sales at Amazon

I have refused to buy Battlestar Galactica’s season 4 because they were charging full-season prices for each half-season DVD set. It irked me. I don’t mind paying $40 for a full season, but I will absolutely not pay twice what … Continue reading

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J Street’s New Ad – The Community of Hypocrisy

J Street’s new 30 second TV ad begins with “While chaos and violence in the Middle East grow….” The ad then actually pretends to condemn “fear mongering.” This is a profoundly hypocritical path. I say “pretends” because clearly the opening … Continue reading

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Liveblogging the Lost series finale

I’m watching the show… Update: Still watching it…. Update 2: Still watching…. Update 3: Watching the show still… Update 4: Yep, still watching it…. Update 5: I’m tired of liveblogging. Gonna keep watching the show.

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The return of the Lost episode summary

I haven’t done this in years, but last night’s episode spurred me to recap it in my own style. JACK: And when they got home, they found a hook on the passenger door! HURLEY: Dude, that wasn’t even scary when … Continue reading

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Afternoon funny

Jon Stewart on the Iranian space program.

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Saturday night open thread

Sorry, but it’s been a busy day, and my nephew Jake is over. Say, the movie remake of Get Smart wasn’t bad. In fact, it was pretty good. We laughed throughout. I didn’t see it in the movies because I … Continue reading

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Briefly

He’s Gumby, dammit! Art Clokey, creator of Gumby and Davey and Goliath, died yesterday. I know that Davey and Goliath is Christian proselytizing, but it’s one of the shows from my childhood and I watched it every Saturday morning. Even … Continue reading

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I’m so unhip, Golden Globes version

So the Golden Globe nominations are out, and it turns out that the only nominated film I’ve seen is “Up.” And you know, I really don’t care. I don’t watch any of the nominated TV shows, either. Tried a few … Continue reading

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World’s stupidest programming award to ABC

Let’s recap a few things before moving on with this post. Lost, one of the hottest new shows of the season the year it debuted, and a still fairly popular show in its second season, began to lose its audience … Continue reading

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