Category Archives: TV

Countdown to 2017: 2016 TV

Disclaimer: I only rank shows that I watch and I’m not a TV critic. Also, there are some spoilers. Read at your own risk… Just as it was last year, almost all of these shows have a woman as the main character. … Continue reading

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Countdown to 2016: 2015 TV

This year, I think I can identify a theme: Almost all of these shows have a woman as the main character. The ones that don’t are Mad Men, which is as much about the women as the men, and The Middle, a … Continue reading

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JUSTIN BIEBER, ANNE FRANK, ANGELA CHASE, AND HOLOCAUST EDUCATION

When people on social media began reacting to Justin Bieber’s comment after visiting Anne Frank’s house, my first thought was about My So-Called Life’s Angela Chase. In the pilot episode of My So-Called Life, Angela’s English teacher asks the class … Continue reading

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Countdown to 2013: 2012 TV

I want to make something clear. I love every show I watch. I do not hate-watch anything, and since I’m not a critic I can choose what I want to see. Still, I enjoy making a top ten list because … Continue reading

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I’M THANKFUL FOR: The TV Version

I like the idea of doing a TV version of what I’m thankful for. 1. I am thankful for HBOGO and ShowtimeAnytime, which allow me to watch all my cable shows. Even though I’m behind in all of them, at … Continue reading

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Essay: Yom Kippur and The X-Files episode “One Breath”

One year on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, I used the mid-day break to watch The X-Files. I randomly popped in the season two episode “One Breath” and realized that Mulder’s journey throughout this episode relates wonderfully to the … Continue reading

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