Tag Archives: streaming television

Let’s Go To The Lobby!

It’s time once again for a movie themed post, and while I don’t really have anything to say, here are some random observations.  Notice how I manage to use bullet points and avoid doing any of the writing that I … Continue reading

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The Dresden Files–What Went Wrong?

I am a big fan of Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files books. I just finished the latest one, Skin Game, and my roommate, who has Amazon Prime, suggested checking out the television show that had run on the Sci Fy Channel. … Continue reading

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Agents Of SHIELD: Rant/Spoiler/Question

Okay, this has to do with the latest episode of Agents Of SHIELD, “Nothing Personal” aired on 29 APR 14. So if you haven’t seen it and intend to, please don’t read any further. If you have already seen this episode, … Continue reading

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Why Don’t I Love “Agents Of SHIELD”?

I really want to love the show.  I am a big fan of Joss Whedon.  I loved Firefly, Buffy, Dollhouse, and Agents Of SHIELD follows the same basic formula, an ensemble cast of oddball characters dealing with bizarre situations. But … Continue reading

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Joe Dante And The Establishment Of The Ordinary

I am a serious film geek.  (It’s possible that I have mentioned that before in this blog.)  I am particularly fond of popular science fiction and fantasy films–I’m a geek, but I’m no elitist.  One of my favorite directors, in … Continue reading

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Pulp, Porn, Punk: Antistyle Artistic Movements As A Function Of The Cost Of Technology

This year’s great controversy is between Traditional Publishing and Independent Publishing.  To sum up a great many words into a pair of drastic oversimplification, Traditional Publishing: “Independent Publishing is no good because the production standards aren’t as good as Traditional … Continue reading

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Peter O’Toole

On Saturday actor Peter O’Toole died at 81. I didn’t know him, of course–not personally.  I am, however, a fan of his work.  He had a long and varied career in film.  There have been a number of articles listing … Continue reading

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The Myth Of The Boy Genius

Recently I’ve read a couple of posts from other authors on the subject of stereotypes, and that got me thinking of one that I really loathe. Why do so many movies and TV shows insist on making the computer/technology expert … Continue reading

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Maneater

About ten years ago there was a television program called “Project Greenlight”.  You may remember it, it was a reality show about making a movie.  Scripts were submitted–tens of thousands of them–and gradually the entries were narrowed down to the … Continue reading

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More Thoughts On Kindle Worlds

I know I should be writing about James and his undead friend escaping an exploding haunted dollar store, and I’ll get back to that in a minute, but I was browsing the #KindleWorlds hashtag on Twitter, and I’m finding some … Continue reading

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