Home is a base, a starting point, a fixture to which I latch a tether, however temporarily. Like a climber reaching for the next anchor point, I’m always searching for somewhere new to fasten a hold.
I have loved a lot of television shows over the years. Stone cold classics like The Wire, Breaking Bad and Mad Men; cultishly beloved comedies like Arrested Development and Community (yay for a 4th season! #sixseasonsandamovie; nay for no Dan Harmon!); and plenty of other shows that are less officially cool but still had compelling characters, … Continue reading House M.D. Finale
If you know me (or read this blog at all regularly), you know I love the show, 'House M.D.' I am also an unabashed fan of the star of that show, Hugh Laurie. His comedic work in 'A Bit of Fry and Laurie' and 'Blackadder' as well as his novel "The Gun Seller" (which I … Continue reading Band From TV
Vote! "Needless to say I have some unusual habits, yet all these socially acceptable people can't wait to pick up hammers and smash their food to bits. Normal people are so hostile." ~ Dexter Morgan Dexter Morgan. Nancy Botwin. Walter White. Dr. Gregory House. Television right now is a wonderful place for terrible people. Has … Continue reading The Best of the Worst: The Television Anti-Hero
I felt like posting a few youtube videos from the old British sketch comedy show, A Bit of Fry and Laurie. Along with the hilariously surreal Kids In The Hall, this show struck that perfect note of absurdity and social commentary that pretty much always killed me. It's amazingly funny stuff, but I have to … Continue reading A Bit of Fry and Laurie