Category Archives: Television

Meet the Press

Last year while in Scotland, I got to enjoy the day-to-day life more than when traveling with a group.  Part of that meant enjoying shows on the BBC and ITV (which culminated in the first episode of the newest season … Continue reading

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Entertainment Culture, A Warning

While tracking down a short piece by A. W. Tozer to use for the faculty in a future meeting, I came across his piece titled “The Great God Entertainment.”  The piece, written in the 1950s, feels utterly appropriate for our … Continue reading

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SHIELD’S Sixth Season End

Marvel just announced that the seventh season of Agents of SHIELD will be its last.  The show is such an odd duck.  It never quite got the interconnectedness with the Marvel Cinematic Universe that we were hoping for.  At the … Continue reading

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Early Running with the Doctor

2019 was supposed to be the year that I revisited some of my favorite British television.  Doctor Who.  Spaced.  Downton Abbey.  Sherlock.  The movies of Edgar Wright.  Simon Pegg movies not directed by Edgar Wright.  The claymation of Nick Park. … Continue reading

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Elseworlds . . . or Else

It’s almost time for the annual “DC on the CW” crossover extravaganza.  This year they are keeping it to three series (The Flash, Arrow, and Supergirl), but they are also doing some nice “expansions,” particularly in digging a little deeper … Continue reading

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Beyond Hot, Stinky Cat Dooky

There were two scenes in last week’s episode of The Good Place that were both hilarious and pertinent to some of the things that I cover in my upper level classes.  The first was “Jeremy Bearimy,” which NBC released as … Continue reading

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Closer to the Passage

The folks at FOX just released a new trailer for the January-dropping, small-screen rendition of Justin Cronin’s The Passage.  The big question in my head, as a fan of the trilogy, is how in the world they can translate the … Continue reading

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