Category Archives: Television

Summer’s (TV Season) Ending

Well, the two network shows that have carried me through the summer are coming to an end next week.  First up is the conclusion of Stargirl on the CW and DC Universe app.  The show has been a great blend … Continue reading

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Before Trapping a Space Robot . . .

There were two really good moments in this week’s Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD.   One of them I’m going to hold off on just a little bit longer.  The first, though, is the clip below.  Just before the moment goes romantic … Continue reading

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The Week Looking Back

The big news of the week was this: I’ve known for a while that Aaronovitch had written a number of shorter pieces for the continuing saga of Peter Grant and friends.  I’d even tracked a few of them down online.  … Continue reading

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Don’t You Forget about SHIELD

I mentioned earlier in the week that the most recent episode of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD found Mack and Deke trapped in the 1980s.  As with every episode of this season’s time-hopping shenanigans, the show makes good use of the … Continue reading

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Building Brainpower

This premiere season of Stargirl has had an interesting pace storytelling-wise.  Most of the main characters have been at play from the beginning, though some in bits and pieces.  Some things haven’t happened yet (Courtney’s mom works for who?!) while … Continue reading

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Serial Cliffhangers

This week has been one for television cliffhangers, at least with the two shows I’m watching “live” each week.  This week’s episode of Stargirl finally brought Courtney into a confrontation with Shiv, her ultimate teenage nemesis.  Needless it say, it … Continue reading

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Espionage in the Days of Disco

Today has been a day!  It started before the crack of dawn with the second Zoom meeting for my summer audit class, Pastoral Ministry in the Modern Novel.  Today we discussed what we had learned from Cry, the Beloved Country … Continue reading

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“Turn, Turn, Turn” Again

The local ABC affiliate decided to preempt this week’s Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, which left me with some time to watch the first big turning point in the series’ seven season run.  So after a nice walk down the hill … Continue reading

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SHIELD’s Own Endgame?

Things with Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD took an interesting turn this week.  It looks like we’re spending roughly two episodes in each time period, and each time period is revealing more of the thread that entwines SHIELD and Hydra.  So … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the Society

A few Tuesday evening thoughts: First: Stargirl continues to be an enjoyable watch each week.  We’re now five weeks in and have a good sense of the Justice Society that Courtney Whitmore is building.  We’ve only gotten glimpses of the … Continue reading

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