Posts from the ‘Television’ category

The Pedantry of a True Fan

Last night I was watching an episode of “True Blood” on my laptop. In one scene, a character puts a CD on, and we hear the…

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How Long Will Daytime Soap Operas Last?

You have a lot of time to think when you’re sick. I didn’t actually watch much television, but it occurred to me that if I wanted…

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Is That a Llama Behind Sarah Palin?

I didn’t watch Saturday Night Live last night, but I did watch the amusing pre-credits sketch today (courtesy of Backseat Cuddler). Here it is, in case…

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Email to a Minor Celebrity

I just sent this note to a minor television celebrity, concerning her apparently insecure website: Hi, I randomly visited your site after watching an episode of…

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One Fancy Knife

While in Calgary, Julie visited Knifewear. They’re a knife shop. In fact, they’re a knife shop that only sells Japanese knives. Talk about specialization, eh? She…

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A Favourite Bit From ‘The West Wing’

I grabbed a couple of West Wing DVDs to watch on my way to and from Toronto. On my way back, I watched the excellent episode…

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Generation Kill: Holy Verisimilitude, Corpsman

I’m not sure how I decided to watch Generation Kill. Maybe I was looking for something to download while Julie was away (and thus something she’d…

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The Average Age of a TV Viewer Hits 50

Via Reddit, I read this Variety article (written in a peculiar style) discussing a study released by Magna Global. It reveals that, for the first time,…

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