Category Archives: Television

July 2015 viewing diary

Faith of Our Fathers (2015; d. Carey Scott). A poorly done Christian movie. My review at Rogerebert.com. In Stereo (2015; d. Mel Rodriguez III). The second terrible movie I’ve had to see and review in June. My review at Rogerebert.com. … Continue reading

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Supernatural: Season 2, Episode 17: “Heart”

Directed by Kim Manners Written by Sera Gamble “Heart” has an insistent rhythm, like a heartbeat: The moon rises, sets. The sun rises, sets. The cycle repeats. Despite the urban setting, the rhythm of the natural world is explicit. The … Continue reading

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Transparent: 11 Emmy Nominations

My friend Alex, who is on the show, filmed this video of the Transparent cast and crew partying after the nominations were announced. Transparent got 11 nominations. Major. Congratulations to all!

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June 2015 Viewing Diary

The X-Files, Season 5, Episode 7, “Emily” (1997; d. Kim Manners) Very intense. Good Lord. The X-Files, Season 5, Episode 8, “Kitsunegari” (1998; d. Daniel Sackheim) Ty Olsson as the green security guard. Hi, Benny from Supernatural! And Diana Scarwid! … Continue reading

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Supernatural: Season 2, Episode 16: “Roadkill”

Directed by Charles Beeson Written by Raelle Tucker I’m going into the hospital this week, and then will have to go in again in the weeks after that. It’s going to be super-fun, but I did want to get this … Continue reading

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Survivor’s Remorse: Interview with Cousin Mike

Season 2 of Season’s Remorse has started shooting, and here’s a beautiful interview with cousin Mike about his creation of the show. My brother Brendan is a writer on the show, and gets a nice shout-out. Proud and happy and … Continue reading

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May 2015 Viewing Diary

The X-Files, Season 2 Episode 20 “Humbug” (1995; d. Kim Manners). Mulder and Scully investigate murders among circus-folk. Laugh-out-loud funny, especially Mulder in the fun-house, sliding out of the wall, gun drawn. The X-Files, Season 2 Episode 22 “The Calusari” … Continue reading

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Bye, David Letterman

Before the (relatively) early-morning screening I was attending this morning, I swung by Caroline’s Comedy Club. Just to see. I knew there would be something there, some sign, some acknowledgement, and there was. Caroline’s is only a couple of blocks … Continue reading

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Supernatural Season 10, Episode The End, Open Thread

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Supernatural, Season 10, Episode T-Minus, Open Thread

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