TV Binging and Season Finales (part I)
Well, the one thing about this COVID-19 crisis hitting in the summer is that we have a lot of television to catch up on. This year is also the year of many final seasons of television shows. I don't know if this was planned, or it was a good opportunity with the on-going pandemic. I suspect a little bit of both (depending on the show). Here are some quick thoughts on some recent finales
Need more Jericho!
Back in 2006 there was a new show on TV which was good (which means that it was cancelled - HA!), called Jericho. It was an action, mystery, drama type of show where a number of nuclear devices were detonated (simultaneously I think) throughout the continental US. Since the seat of government, DC, was destroyed there was some understandable chaos. What emerged were the Allied States of
Man in a High Castle was pretty awesome
Saturday, Jan 16 2016 10:16 | Action, amazon, Drama, Entertainment, suspense, Television, Video, webTV
OK - first of all - SPOILERS - If you have not seen the series on Amazon Prime, go ahead and watch it - otherwise don't complain about the potential spoilers in this post ;-)Over the winter break I ended up catching up on some television series that I wanted to see this past fall. It's very odd to 'catch up' on television considering that the TV was called the "χαζοκούτι" when I was
The Wire by Elliot Lim
I was testing blogger/vimeo integration with IFTTT (if this then that). Seems to have worked well! Here is an animated introduction (fan made) to the show The Wire. I am currently half way through. Not a bad show!
I started watching a new NBC show last week (and caught up with all 8 current episodes) called Awake. The basic premise of the show is that a family has a car accident. The father (a police detective) wakes up in a reality where his son is dead. In that reality he goes to sleep and wakes up in a reality where the wife is dead, but the son is alive.In essence, this guy is getting no sleep, since
Another interesting Australian series has come our way, this time it's not a cop show, but (I guess?) the Australian version of The Sopranos - I say "I guess" because I've never watched the sopranos.The basic plot revolves around the drama around this family - the adopted kids, the oldest son as the stereotypical person to take over the family business, the middle son who's not respected, the