Category Archives: Television

The Walking Dead: Why Do So Many Characters Irritate Me?

As I found myself re-watching The Walking Dead recently, I discovered that I have a lot of thoughts and feelings about this show. And what started out as part of a facebook post has now ballooned into what you see … Continue reading

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Novel Writing as TV Competition

Originally posted on Karavansara:
And so the Italian state TV, RAI, decided to do what everybody said would be a bad idea – a talent show for writers. They gathered 5000 “aspiring writers”, who submitted 5000 manuscripts, and then they…

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Review: Sleepy Hollow

When I sat down to watch the pilot episode of the new Sleepy Hollow television series, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I knew that it was based on the story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving, but … Continue reading

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Series Review: The Booth at the End

This weekend I was looking for something to watch and someone suggested I watch The Booth at the End. I was somewhat skeptical at the description he gave me:  ‘it’s about this guy that grants wishes and people have to … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Tele-Vision Machine: Orphan Black

(I apologize, somewhat, for the hyperbolic title. I’ve been reading a lot of golden-age science fiction and the semantics tend to be a little bit contagious. Then again, one should never apologize for reading golden-age science fiction) About five minutes … Continue reading

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