Category Archives: Television

End-of-Month Double-Whammy

In all of the hubbub about the return of The Mandalorian to Disney+ this weekend, I almost missed the planned release of Truth Seekers on Amazon Prime.  The big draw, of course, is that it’s a Simon Pegg/Nick Frost series.  … Continue reading

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Returning to the Way

It’s difficult to believe that it was just under a year ago that we were finally introduced to The Mandalorian on Disney+.  And now we’re just a couple of weeks (or less!) away from the beginning of the show’s second … Continue reading

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Interrogation Time

My afternoon television comfort food these last few months has been Brooklyn 99.  It’s got some great one-liners but doesn’t necessarily have as much “character evolution” as other sitcoms (which is a weird metric, I know).  I think I’ve shared … Continue reading

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Race Starting and Stopping

There’s a certain kind of dread that you feel when watching The Amazing Race on CBS.  Unlike other “reality” shows, there’s a real sense that any of us could be on the show and that any of a number of … Continue reading

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Resuming the Race

After twenty-two months since filming completed, the newest season of The Amazing Race is almost ready to air.  Good grief!  But better late than never.  After having a number of two-cycles-a-season years and being moved to one-cycle-a-season, the show’s 32nd … Continue reading

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Second Season Sensation?

At this point, there will only be two new television shows for me as the “fall season” begins.  And one of those, the latest season of The Amazing Race, has been in the can for at least a year.  The … Continue reading

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Leaning into Online Learning

Time continues to parse itself out in funny ways.  The work days are packed.  And then the afternoons and evenings just feel radically different, a weird balance of wound and unwound. We just announced that we will start concurrent learning … Continue reading

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The Lesson of Enoch’s Ending

I’m about two-thirds of the way through the rough draft of my chapel talk for next week (which I hope to record tomorrow).  We’ve spent the last two weeks talking about friendship with God.  I’ve done a little more personal-anecdote … Continue reading

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A Season’s Unfinished Business

Today was the day that DC Comics and their media bosses released lots of information and clips for upcoming television and movie products (with some comics announcements, but no where near as many had hoped).  So we got teases or … Continue reading

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Shades and Eclipses in the Future

Just before SHIELD aired its series finale, Stargirl over at DC Universe and the CW aired its first season finale.  As a whole, the series was a great picture of how to build a past and a future at the … Continue reading

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