Category Archives: Television

8 Reasons To Watch Transparent

I’m stealing the click-bait-y title: 8 Reasons ‘Transparent’ Is a Very Important Show You Need To Be Watching. I watched the pilot and loved it; Tambor already brought me to tears twice. Exquisite acting. But what I really want to … Continue reading

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Survivor’s Remorse, Premiering October 4

My cousin Mike is the creator/producer/writer/grand pooh-bah of the new show Survivor’s Remorse, premiering on October 4th on Starz. It got a great review already from Hank Steuver in The Washington Post. Steuver writes: Somewhat reminiscent of “Entourage,” “Survivor’s Remorse” … Continue reading

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Supernatural: Season 2, Episode 6: “No Exit”

Directed by Kim Manners Written by Matt Witten “So this is hell. I’d never have believed it. You remember all we were told about the torture-chambers, the fire and brimstone, the “burning marl.” Old wives’ tales! There’s no need for … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley’s 1st Ed Sullivan Appearance: September 9, 1956

58 years ago today, Elvis Presley made his first historic appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. A re-post. In September of 1956, Elvis Presley appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show in the first of three appearances over the next couple … Continue reading

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Supernatural: Season 2, Episode 5: “Simon Said”

Directed by Tim Iacofano Written by Ben Edlund Sam: You and I are chosen. Max: For what? Sam: I don’t know. – “Nightmare,” Supernatural, Season 1 “Simon Said” is the only episode from Tim Iacofano, and the first episode written … Continue reading

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New Trailer For New Series, Transparent

The new series called Transparent, starring Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light, Gaby Hoffman, and others, will be available for streaming on Amazon Prime Sept. 26. And above, check out the new trailer for it. Beautiful and emotional. It’s already killing me! … Continue reading

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Supernatural: Season 2, Episode 4: “Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things”

Directed by Kim Manners Written by Raelle Tucker While Sam is pretending to be a grief counselor, he says, “Grief makes people do crazy things.” Indeed. That’s what these early episodes of Season 2 are all about. Gordon blew the … Continue reading

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Supernatural: Season 2, Episode 3: “Bloodlust”

Directed by Robert Singer Written by Sera Gamble Gordon (the phenomenal Sterling K. Brown) enters the action, bringing with him one of my favorite arcs in the entire series. Gordon brings with him ambiguity about things we have been led … Continue reading

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Vacationing With a Family of Project Runway Fans

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Supernatural: Season 2, Episode 2: “Everybody Loves a Clown”

Directed by Phil Sgriccia Written by John Shiban Believe me, every man has his secret sorrows, which the world knows not; and oftimes we call a man cold, when he is only sad. – Hyperion, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow You do … Continue reading

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