Tag Archives: Pop Culture

John Mellencamp rocks on

Let’s get some biased points immediately out of the way. One: I am a native Hoosier who grew up in a small town. For those unfamiliar with the word, a Hoosier is a person from the state of Indiana. Two: … Continue reading

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Family Tree

Thanks to a free HBO Freeview this weekend, I was able to watch Family Tree, the HBO television series by Christopher Guest and Jim Piddock. Finally. For months I’ve followed chatter about the show on Twitter. And now I know what all the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to all …

… and to all a good night! And Happy Festivus to the rest of us!

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Let there be music

And music. And music. And music. I always knew I had an eclectic taste in music. Now the artists on my iPad confirm it: Adele; Big Mama Thornton; Billie Holiday; Daniel Powter; Earth, Wind & Fire; Luciana Pavarotti; Maroon 5; … Continue reading

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Drinking the Apple juice

Now I understand why Apple computer fans are so fanatical. I bought my very first Apple product about a month ago: an Apple iPad. I’ve had my eye on one for a while, especially after a trip in April when … Continue reading

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Grimm subtleties

Kudos to the writers of the NBC television show Grimm! The sub-plots in this series get better and better, and sometimes they are so subtle that if you blink you miss something. For instance, did you notice how “Sgt. Wu” … Continue reading

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Grimming it

On paper the NBC television series, Grimm, just doesn’t work. A combination detective/thriller show based on the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm? But toss in some creative writing, talented cast, and loveable characters, and it clicks. Plus it’s filmed on … Continue reading

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