NBC Sucks, Cancels Hannibal

NBC cancels Hannibal after three seasons.

They did it. Those bastards finally did it. Earlier today, NBC announced that in addition to hating Christmas and the sound of children’s laughter, it had canceled Hannibal. Continue reading “NBC Sucks, Cancels Hannibal”

True Detective Review – “The Western Book of the Dead” – Send in the clowns.

Colin Farrell stars as Ray Velcoro in the second season of HBO's True Detective.

Ten minutes into True Detective’s season premiere, Colin Farrell says, “I welcome judgement.” Well, he better, because audiences are still high on Woody Harrelson’s and Matthew McConaughey’s performance from last season. And if season two doesn’t live up to that in every single way, and even go a teensy bit above and beyond, the masses will be waiting in line to dump all over it. Don’t mess with them. They’re serious. Continue reading “True Detective Review – “The Western Book of the Dead” – Send in the clowns.”

AMC Debuts New Trailer for Fear the Walking Dead

Fear the Walking Dead debuted a new trailer.

Today, AMC premiered a trailer for the next step in its slow shamble toward an all-zombie programming slate. Fear the Walking Dead will premiere this August. The show trades out the muggy forests of Gawgia for the fun and sun of California, and… well, we don’t know too much beyond that. Kim Dickens is in it. I liked her in Deadwood. Check out the trailer below. Continue reading “AMC Debuts New Trailer for Fear the Walking Dead”

Thoughts on Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones Thoughts. Game of Thoughts. Nailed it.

Jon Snow from

Any Game of Thrones fan knows that George R.R. Martin is in it for the long haul. He could come out tomorrow and announce that instead of seven books, he’s decided to write ten, and there would be the typical online wailing and gnashing of teeth, and then we’d all get used to it. We’d get used to it because we are used to this story continuing. A Game of Thrones came out in 1996. Can you believe that? Almost 20 years ago. Waiting for the next book, for the next season, is just what we do. It’s a part of life.  Continue reading “Thoughts on Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones Thoughts. Game of Thoughts. Nailed it.”

HBO Teases The Leftovers Season 2

HBO has released a teaser trailer for the second season of The Leftovers.

There’s such a glut of good TV out there right now that it can be easy to forget that some shows even exist. Such is the case with HBO’s The Leftovers. Well, yesterday, the network released a teaser for the show’s upcoming second season. Just to remind you that, come October, your world is about to get a whole lot more depressing.  Continue reading “HBO Teases The Leftovers Season 2”

Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig Made a Fake Movie

Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig star in Lifetime's

Although, I guess if they’re actually filming and releasing it, it can’t be considered a fake movie. Okay. They get it on a technicality. Continue reading “Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig Made a Fake Movie”

The X-Files Begins Filming!

My wedding day, the day my son was born, and today. I’m so happy right now. Continue reading “The X-Files Begins Filming!”

Don Draper and the Power of Forgiveness

Did Don Draper invent Coca-Cola?

I think there’s a good argument to be made that Don Draper will never be happy with the life of a rich and good-looking ad exec. Time and time again over the course of the show’s seven seasons, we’ve watched as Don has become unsatisfied with some part of life, left those around him hanging, and set off on the open road. In the past, he’s always come back, because, well, there’s always been something to bring him back. His job. His family. This time, however, Don seems like a man without a purpose. He’s divorced. Again. Betty’s taking care of the boys. His daughter is growing up and can take care of herself. And McCann-Erickson has crushed SC&P beneath its boot heel. If Don goes back, what is he going back to? Continue reading “Don Draper and the Power of Forgiveness”

The Sansa Stark Rape Controversy Non-troversy

Sansa Stark's rape outraged fans in this latest season of Game of Thrones.

There’s been a lot of talk about the rape scene from last week’s episode of Game of Thrones. And rightfully so. It’s pretty brutal. And it’s another in a long string of misfortunes to befall Sansa Stark. However, after listening to a lot of the criticism that’s been leveled against it, I have to say I’m a little confused. A lot of people are acting as if this was the straw that finally broke the camel’s back, and that the show had reached some point of no return, with even Senator Clair McCaskill weighing in on the discussion. Continue reading “The Sansa Stark Rape Controversy Non-troversy”

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