Category Archives: Television

Powerful Claws Threaten Us: Elvis Presley, 1968 “Trying to Get to You”

One of my favorite Elvis performances. It’s one for the ages. Elvis Presley performing “Trying To Get To You” during the informal sit-down session section of his 1968 comeback special. There’s a rough raw-ness to these sessions that are not … Continue reading

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December 2016 Viewing Diary

Supernatural, Season 7, Episode 22, “There Will Be Blood” (2012; d. Guy Norman Bee) I had started a re-watch of Season 7 in November, so I finished it out this month. Season 7 was one of my least favorites, when … Continue reading

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November 2016 Viewing Diary

Elle (2016; d. Paul Verhoeven) I loved it. People HATE this movie. One lady on Twitter said that men should be banned from making films about rape. How you would enforce such a rule is beyond me. Also: No fucking … Continue reading

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Supernatural: Season 3, Episode 1: “The Magnificent Seven”

Directed by Kim Manners Written by Eric Kripke The title of the episode tells us it’s a straight-up Western: villains riding into town, so-called good guys in their holdout, knowing they might die that night, and maybe one of the … Continue reading

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Supernatural, Season 12, Episode Whatevs

The less said about last week’s episode the better. I am incapable of seeing it outside the context of what last week (and this week, and I’m sure next week and the next) was like, and so I’d rather not … Continue reading

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Supernatural, Season 12, Episode 4

I’m in Hawaii, y’all. My sense of the time zones are so effed up that I feel like today is yesterday. And maybe it is. Anyway, whatever time it is around the globe, I do know one thing. It’s Thursday. … Continue reading

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October 2016 Viewing Diary

Roadies, Season 1, Pilot (2016; d. Cameron Crowe) My friend Allison forced me to watch this. I had no choice. We do this to one another. And neither of us are EVER sorry. I absolutely loved it. Have not had … Continue reading

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Supernatural, Season 12, Episode 3

Let’s do this. OH. And forgot to mention: To those of you who watch commercials/promos for upcoming episodes, to those of you who listen to what creators/actors say at conventions or on Twitter or anywhere else, please don’t mention any … Continue reading

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Supernatural, Season 12, Episode 2

Have at it!

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Supernatural, Season 12 (WTH???) Premiere

Welcome.

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