Category Archives: TV

TV Shows at Mid-Season: An Update

Back in September, I wrote about the new fall shows I was looking forward to. That was a long time ago, in TV time. Here’s my mid-term report card. Already gone: The Playboy Club Prime Suspect Still there, but I’m … Continue reading

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Why Is Grimm so Grim?

I started off excited to watch this paranormal show. It sounded grittier and less girly than the similar-themed Once Upon a Time. Writer/Producer David Greenwalt of Buffy, Angel, and Miracles fame is involved. Good to go. But after four episodes, … Continue reading

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SyFy Channel’s 31 Days of Halloween

If, like me, you think of Halloween as a season and not just one night, ring in the season with these October offerings from SyFy channel:

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New Fall TV Shows, by Devlin

It’s September and we all know what that means. The new TV season is here, the new TV season is here! [/Navin Johnson voice]. These are the new shows I’m going to check out: Ringer Why? Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy … Continue reading

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The Abs of Summer or: Gratuitous Manflesh

Hard to believe but it’s almost fall, the time when hot guys have to put their shirts back on.  Here’s a salute to some of the abdominals that dominate: (Caution: Some of the links make noise when you click them.) … Continue reading

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Shark Week is Almost Here…

“Live every week like it’s shark week.” Tracy Jordan, 30 Rock. Every year, Discovery Channel comes up with new and increasingly high-tech ways to celebrate our favorite predator; the shark. (On their Facebook page: “Jawesome since 1988.”) This year, you … Continue reading

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Best TV Show Seasons Ever

Kung Fu S.1; Easily one of the weirdest concepts for a TV show ever–who pitched this thing? “So, there’s this half-Chinese, half-white Shaolin priest who wanders the Old West looking for his half-brother and kicking some thug cowboy tail. Oh, … Continue reading

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The Cult of Archimedes’ Death Ray

You might know the legend: Archimedes the Smart was in Syracuse for a long siege by the Romans.  He used his smarts, and parabolas, to point polished shields and reflected sunlight onto the Roman ships, thereby setting them on fire. … Continue reading

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Summer TV; Not an Oxymoron Anymore

Just when you thought it was safe to turn off your TV and go outside for awhile, the cable networks come along and make sure you keep power-lounging. Here’s what I’m programming into the DVR this summer:

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