TV

‘New Amsterdam’ TV series inspired by real-life doctor

I've been loving the new medical drama New Amsterdam starring Ryan Eggold (The Blacklist). I didn't realize the series, and many of the events portrayed, are based on the experiences of Dr. Eric Manheimer, the real-life medical supervisor of New York's Bellevue...

Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

So sad. I keep hearing in reports that Erin Moran had a rough time after Happy Days ended. Perhaps it's morbid, but I'm going to learn more about that later...For now I'm just sad. CBS News is reporting that Erin died from complications related to stage 4 cancer....

Nearly 20 minutes of a 60 minute TV program are commercials

This fact boggles my mind: Nearly 20 minutes of almost every hour of TV programming is commercials. Put another way: Nearly a third of my TV viewing time is commercials. It drives me away from network and cable television programming and toward pay sites like Netflix...

The Walking Dead ~ Bad Lip Reading

Bad lip reading of The Walking Dead ~ Totally hilarious. One of the best of the Bad Lip Reading series. NSFW due to sexual innuendo and farts...lots of farts. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR4lLJu_-wE "The Walking (And Talking) Dead" — A Bad Lip Reading of The...

The Walking Dead ~ Bad Lip Reading

Bad lip reading of The Walking Dead ~ Totally hilarious. One of the best of the Bad Lip Reading series. NSFW due to sexual innuendo and farts...lots of farts. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR4lLJu_-wE "The Walking (And Talking) Dead" — A Bad Lip Reading of The...

Top of the Lake ~ Jane Campion series filmed in New Zealand

WARNING: Partial Summary with Spoilers! Top of the Lake is a 7-part BBC crime drama staring Elisabeth Moss (of Mad Men). The story begins with a school girl named Tui attempting to kill herself in a frigid New Zealand lake. She's spotted walking into the lake by a...

Downton Abbey ~ Maggie Smith’s Best Moments

I'm totally mesmerized by Masterpiece Theater's Downton Abbey, and Dame Maggie Smith has some of the best lines. Below is a video compilation--with Rod Stewart's Maggie May playing in the background. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bs5_E1J_9hY Watch Downton Abbey: The...

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Peter Dinklage is awesome in Game of Thrones ~ HBO series

Watched Game of Thrones, an HBO miniseries, and found the pilot absolutely fantastic, especially the production design (though later episodes didn't always maintain the realism of the pilot). Based on author George R. R. Martin's "knights and chivalry" series,  A Song...

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Charlie Brooker – How to Report the News

Charlie Brooker figured out the formula for TV news! Let's hope that the many and varied outlets on the internet can improve upon this overused approach. NSFW due to language. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHun58mz3vI

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Dewey!

Love that kid! Erik Per Sullivan (Dewey in Malcolm in the Middle) will by 26 in July 2017, if wikepedia is to be believed. The above pic is at least five years before that.

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