Tag Archives: Television

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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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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One in a billion

I, like the rest of the world it seems, spent last night and this morning clued to the television watching the rescue of 33 Chilean miners trapped for nearly 70 days at about 2,400 feet below ground. Talk about history in the making. … Continue reading

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Not hooked

Yet. To the new installment of The Bachelorette. The show started anew last night at 9:00 p.m. And as far as I can tell I fell asleep about half way through Antiques Roadshow. That would be about 8:30 p.m. Guess … Continue reading

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Rest and recovery

What I’m doing this week. Some readers may have noticed my lack of, or minimum, blogging during the last few weeks. There was a reason for that. I was preparing for surgery. Anorectal surgery. Without sharing too much information, just Google … Continue reading

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What was the NFL thinking?

The NFL is returning to Honolulu for the Pro Bowl. At least for the 2011 game. But, seriously, what NFL genius decided to move it in the first place? Am I the only one that recalls the NFL announcing that … Continue reading

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