“The show will be remembered more as one about a marriage than one about football.” I don’t know how I missed this article at Grantland: An Oral History of Friday Night Lights. It’s great fun for anyone that loved the show. I was thrilled to read that the actor Kyle Chandler (Coach Taylor) gave a… Read more »
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How hard would it be to produce a VH1 Pop-Up Video version of a presidential debate? How awesome would that be? It wouldn’t have to be real-time; I can’t even imagine how that would be possible. But imagine how epic it would be if instead of Saturday Night Live, for example, NBC simply aired tonight’s… Read more »
I managed to hit my new goal of 3500 Nike Fuel points on Sunday, so I feel pretty good about that. (I did the P90X Shoulders & Arms workout in the middle of the afternoon.) After an early dinner at Lakeside Golf Club, my wife and I watched this week’s Saturday Night Live, part three… Read more »
Elmo is the only non-human or puppet ever to testify before the U.S. Congress. At the request and with the assistance of Rep. Duke Cunningham, he testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education in April 2002, urging support for increased funding in music education.
One of the best shows on TV right now is Justified on FX. It stars Timothy Olyphant as the Elmore Leonard character Raylan Givens and it has quite a cult following. If you’re not watching it, you really should be. The show is set in Harlan County, Kentucky, but — like almost everything you watch… Read more »
Let’s take a look at my current connection costs here in Los Angeles: Service Purpose Approximate Monthly Rate DirecTV HD Satellite TV + 2 HD DVRs $135 AT&T mobile phones + data $235 Verizon land line (for alarm system) $24 Time-Warner Cable Internet $50 So I’m paying almost $450.00/mo to stay “connected”. Eek.
The DirecTV HD DVR in the master bedroom suffered some wacky hard drive failure a few weeks ago so we had to have it replaced. Before the guy came to swap it for a new one, I used my iPhone to photograph our scheduled program priority list so I’d be able to rebuild it on… Read more »
Oh, man! I don’t know how I am just now getting news that Warner Brothers is releasing new Looney Tunes cartoons. I freaking love Wile E. Coyote. I remember screaming at the television, “NO! NO! NO! That’s NOT GOING TO WORK!” I remember holding my head in my hands when that son of a bitch… Read more »
When in doubt, assume it was the husband. (Second place: The wife.) If the crime is particularly odd, deranged, strange, or otherwise unusual, assume it occurred in Florida. It is always a bad idea to join a cult. If he’s seen one prostitute, he’s likely seen many prostitutes. Most forms of murder generate a tremendous… Read more »
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