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

As Seen On TV :: Sunday, September 8, 2014In 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 will include … Continue reading The Strain :: As Seen On TV :: What we do to survive

The Leftovers :: As Seen On TV :: If you had one wish, what would it be for?

As Seen On TV :: Sunday, September 8, 2014In this installment of “As Seen On TV” I will give a three-sentence review of the finale episode of season one of The Leftovers, which my husband and I have deemed "What the Fuck" all season long. We hoped for some answers, but were mainly left with more … Continue reading The Leftovers :: As Seen On TV :: If you had one wish, what would it be for?

Doctor Who :: As Seen On TV :: What if your favorite story was real?

As Seen On TV :: Saturday, September 6, 2014In this installment of “As Seen On TV” I will give a three-sentence review of the third episode of the new season of Doctor Who, in which the Doctor gives Clara the choice of their next destination, and she chooses to visit the character of her favorite … Continue reading Doctor Who :: As Seen On TV :: What if your favorite story was real?

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 … Continue reading Orange Is The New Black :: Favorite TV Thursday

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 … Continue reading Coffee and TV :: As Heard on TV

Coffee and TV :: “Don’t say that you love me” :: Cinematic Music moment on FX’s The Americans

Tusk :: Fleetwood Mac The Americans :: Wednesday's on FX I tuned in to the new show The Americans because of my long-standing love of Keri Russell, my fascination with movies and television that portrays the 80's in a non-stereotypical way, and also my interest in political intrigue stories. I was drawn in, nearly immediately, … Continue reading Coffee and TV :: “Don’t say that you love me” :: Cinematic Music moment on FX’s The Americans

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 … Continue reading Forget it, she already did :: video of the day

Coffee and TV :: “Sweet Dreams” :: Cinematic Music moment on Fox’s The Following

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) :: Marilyn Manson The Following :: Monday nights on Fox I am a huge fan of movies and television that utilize music in an effective way to the point that the inclusion of a song, or songs, add to the drama of the cinematic scene, making it an unforgettable pairing … Continue reading Coffee and TV :: “Sweet Dreams” :: Cinematic Music moment on Fox’s The Following

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 … Continue reading Coffee and TV :: On-Screen Mondays