The Strain :: As Seen On TV :: What we do to survive

As Seen On TV :: Sunday, September 8, 2014 In this installment of “As Seen On TV” I will give a three-sentence review of the ninth episode of season one of The Strain, where we witness what people do to survive, and we learn about love and sentimentality, and how they can inhibit survival. This feature…

Orange Is The New Black :: Favorite TV Thursday

Orange is the New Black Favorite TV A Little History: Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan that first aired on Netflix on July 11, 2013. The series, produced by Lionsgate Television, is based on Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman, a memoir about her experiences in prison. Orange Is the New Black stars Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman, a woman imprisoned for transporting…

Coffee and TV :: As Heard on TV

Music and television can sometimes be very delightful bed fellows when the right mix of a song on a soundtrack, and  a cinematic scene connect and click and move the viewer. Often, though, shows will use a song to force a mood or emotion on the viewer, which ends up feeling too heavy handed and…

Forget it, she already did :: video of the day

Late at Night :: Buffalo Tom, featuring a scene from “Self-Esteem“, episode 12 of My So-Called Life One of my favorite cinematic music moments on television is the ending of episode 12 of the short-lived series My So-Called Life. This scene to me, both the parts of it with dialogue, and the parts with just…

Coffee and TV :: On-Screen Mondays

Time to review Mondays TV line-up with some mini-reviews to go along with them. I am going to skip Dancing with the Stars, as I tend to limit my reality television consumption to The Voice, and some of Ramsey’s cooking shows. I am also skipping the CW’s 90210, as even though I did once watch…