2013 Favorites — Television

It’s a hard thing, you know, reflecting on favorite television shows in a Sherlock-less year, but I suppose there were still some pretty good offerings in 2013, tube-wise. Sort of a surprise hit to me, I thought The Americans (FX) was the strongest show of the year. Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys portray Elizabeth and…

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RedZone Conversion

So the other morning I noticed the phrase “Time Warner Cable” was trending nationwide on Twitter and I thought that was odd. I’ve been a TWC customer (and a pretty happy one) for a decade, but couldn’t think of a reason that could get the channel and data provider onto the big board… unless it…

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Tough Luck

One of my favorite things to do, when I became of appropriate age, was to go see the horseraces at Garden State Park, the racetrack near where I grew up in New Jersey. Seeing the horses, analyzing their histories, the trainers and jockeys, it was all very easy to get swept up in the excitement…

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Letting Go

SPOILERS SPOILERS and MORE SPOILERS And so, Sunday night, LOST came to an end.  In short, I loved it.  Was it perfect?  Of course, not, but I loved that it wasn't 150 minutes of crappy boring exposition — I will gladly trade a few less answers for a well-told story about characters I care for.…

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Theories and Speculations

So, we’re a little more than a third of the way through the final season of LOST and like folks eying up their NCAA Basketball Tournament brackets, now seems like a good time to make some observations and predictions. Overall, I’ve been really excited with this season.  I think the “Sideways” storyline has been great…

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Who Are “Adam & Eve”?

Well, that was some pretty entertaining football yesterday.  We have more family and friends that are Minnesota Vikings fans, but they all had to know that THE Brett Favre thing was going to happen.  It really was only a matter of when.   Sorry about all the fumbles, too.  Now you know what it's like…

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2009 Favorites — Television

I have to say, that I think 2009 was a very good year for television.  There were numerous quality shows that kept our DVR full around the year.  Enough so, that I felt badly that we didn't go through as many movies as I thought we would via Netflix.  Not enough hours in the day…

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