As Seen On TV :: Pilot Season :: The Mysteries of Laura and The Red Band Society

As Seen on TV :: Pilot Watch :: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Every new Fall season I try to watch all of the new pilots to see what they are, how they are, and if I am at all interested in adding them to my “to watch” list. Part of this comes from my profession, working in the Media side of advertising makes knowing what’s popular and on-air (and on the charts) important, but a bigger part of this is because I’m a sucker for pop culture and storytelling in all its forms. You can think of these “Pilot Season” … Continue reading As Seen On TV :: Pilot Season :: The Mysteries of Laura and The Red Band Society

The Killing :: The Binge-Watch Report

The Binge-Watch Report :: The Killing, Season 1 Episode 1 :: “Pilot“ About the Show: The first season of The Killing is set in Seattle, Washington, and follows  the investigation into the murder of local teenager Rosie Larsen, with each episode covering approximately 24 hours. The first season covers the first two weeks of the investigation and has three main story-lines: the police investigation into Rosie’s murder, the attempts of her family to deal with their grief, and the fluctuating electoral fortunes of a political campaign that becomes embroiled in the case. Episode Synopsis: The pilot starts with Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) taking her … Continue reading The Killing :: The Binge-Watch Report

From the rooftops shout it out :: VOTD

Ready to Go :: Republica from the album, Republica Ready to Go is a song by Republica, released as a single on April 15, 1996. The original recording was not included on the band’s debut album, Republica – two other versions of the song, the U.S. mix and the original mix, were included. This version was later featured on a greatest hits collection, Ready to Go: The Best Of. The single originally reached # 43 in the UK Singles Chart in April 1996. It was re-released in February 1997, whereupon it reached # 13. Tomcraft released another version of the song in … Continue reading From the rooftops shout it out :: VOTD

Won’t you wrap the night around me? :: SOTD

Keep Art Alive :: “Compulsion” :: Art by Margarita Georgiadis “Love is clockworks, and cold steel, fingers too numb to feel; squeeze the handle, blow out the candle, love is blindness.” I stand here silently screaming, my insides aching, my fingers gone numb, watching everything around me fall apart even as they all sit there smiling and perfectly together. Love should come with a warning, or at least the kind of love I find myself in, forever falling, forever drifting, forever gasping for air. I always end up here, staring in unblinking surprise, as everything unfolds into disappointment. I’m always … Continue reading Won’t you wrap the night around me? :: SOTD

Fish Tank :: Lunch and a Movie

Lunch & a Movie Series :: Fish Tank  Fish Tank (2009) Written and Directed by Andrea Arnold Watched on Netflix Trailer About the Movie: Fish Tank is an award winning British film written and directed by Andrea Arnold, starring newcomer Katie Jarvis, as well as Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing and Harry Treadaway. Brief Synopsis: Mia Williams (Katie Jarvis) is a volatile and socially isolated 15-year-old living on an East London council estate with her young, single Mother, Joanne (Kierston Wareing), and her younger sister, Tyler (Rebecca Griffiths). Mia is antagonistic toward everyone around her, her Mother and sister, her friends, and herself. She … Continue reading Fish Tank :: Lunch and a Movie