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Figure out a new funny.

 For years, Ken Levine has done a “summation” post of the annual Oscar telecast, full of pithy humor. I don’t normally do much more than skim these over, because I don’t watch the Oscars and therefore I never have the … Continue reading

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“Can you tell me how to get to Mandalore?” “This is the way.”

 A couple weeks ago, we finished watching Season Two of The Mandalorian, so here are my thoughts on the show, including thoughts on Season One. None of this is in any particular order. In fact, it’s pretty damned random, because … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Martin Sheen!

Today is Martin Sheen’s birthday! He turns 80 years old, which I can hardly believe. In his honor, I’d like to note just one scene from his amazing life of work. This is from The West Wing‘s Season Two opener, called … Continue reading

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“Let me help” (Thoughts on “The City on the Edge of Forever”, on its 50th anniversary)

Edith Keeler: And you, um, don’t want to talk about it? Why? Oh. Did you… did you do something wrong? Are you afraid of something? Whatever it is, let me help. Capt. Kirk: “Let me help.” A hundred years or … Continue reading

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Why not “The Force Gets Coffee”?

Some geeky stuff! :: Star Wars Episode VIII has itself a title: I honestly don’t have an opinion of this as a title. Star Wars titles tend to be greeted as events, and then…well, they’re titles. OK, The Last Jedi. It … Continue reading

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“She’s so broken insiiiiiide!” (or, why CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND is the best thing ever)

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is about to debut is second season! Huzzah!! Rachel Bloom has been on my radar screen for quite a while. She’s a hilarious comedian whose main thing, at least as far as I’ve known, has been hysterically funny … Continue reading

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In (partial) defense of SCORPION

So we’ve been watching a show called Scorpion lately. It just wrapped up its second season; we’re four or five episodes into the second year. Scorpion is a techno-thriller show about a team of supergenius misfits who are all brilliant … Continue reading

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“Always”: On the conclusion of CASTLE

So Castle has ended. Finally…mercifully…ended. I would rather it left leaving me wanting more, but as the last weeks of this season ticked by, I found myself actually hoping for the show’s cancellation. When it came, I felt a keen … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Letterman Moments

I haven’t watched David Letterman in a long time, not because I lost my taste for him, but because the realities of my day job forced me to leave late-night teevee behind. However, even though I had an appreciation for … Continue reading

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“Shiny in the Black”: A FIREFLY Christmas! (part four and conclusion)

(Concluding my repost of this Very Special, but not in the Blossom way, Episode of Firefly.) part three part two part one “Those aren’t toys,” Kaylee said. “Those are agricultural supplies for a new colony. Did you change the job … Continue reading

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