So many different people to be :: Under the Covers

Season of the Witch :: Karen Elson Keep Art Alive :: Art by By ljzoelle on deviantART So many faces to put on every morning, so many girls to be each day, a new mask replaces an old one, as the hairs grey, as the skin crinkles, as the eyes darken from all she can’t…

All I wish is gone away :: As Heard on TV

“Remember how it used to be, when the sun would fill up the sky, remember how we used to feel, those days would never end.” All at once the story shifts, and the scenes go between the happiest of moments, and the lowest of disappointments. There is someone having what seems like a dream realized,…

I’ll take the long way ’round :: As Heard on Television

“And, you’ll find loss, and you’ll fear what you found, when weather comes, tearing down. There’ll be oats in the water. There’ll be birds on the ground. There’ll be things you never asked her, oh, how they tear at you now.” Unlike many television shows, The Walking Dead uses non-score music sparingly, holding out for…

My Weekly Top Ten :: The Week of October 21

1. Books and Nachos Podcast I have a significantly long commute to and from work in which I combat the horror of Los Angeles freeway traffic with playlists, audio books, and my new addition/addiction, podcasts. I am new to the podcast world, or at least to the auditory enjoyment of them (I have known of…

My So-Called Life :: Favorite TV Thursday

My So-Called Life Favorite TV A Little History: My So-Called Life is an American teen drama television series created by Winnie Holzman and produced by Edward Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz. It originally aired on ABC from August 25, 1994, to January 26, 1995 and was distributed by The Bedford Falls Company with ABC Productions. Set at the fictional Liberty High School, it follows the emotional travails of several teenagers…

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…

The Blacklist :: Television Review

The Blacklist (2013) Mondays on NBC Pilot, September 23 Trailer Though I know it is too early to call, as I still have more pilots to review, if I had to say today this would be my favorite new show of the season. Pilots are tough, you have to cram in introductory plots, characters and…

You promise me you’ll always do right :: A Playlist

You promise me you’ll always do right :: Lori Grimes :: The Walking Dead Character Playlist Collection Listen here on Spotify This Woman’s Work :: Greg Laswell Coming Home, Pt. 2 :: Skylar Grey Blackberry Stone :: Laura Marling Your Winter :: Sister Hazel Angel of Death :: honeyhoney Set Fire to the Rain :: Adele…

You have no idea what I can live with :: A Playlist

  You have no idea what I can live with :: Shane Walsh :: The Walking Dead Character Playlist Collection Listen here at Spotify I’m On Fire :: Bat For Lashes Wicked Game :: Phillip Phillips Tranquilize :: The Killers & Lou Reed Fade Into You :: Stumbleine & Steffaloo Touched :: Vast Nothing’s Gonna…

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…