Category Archives: Television

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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Jeremy Bearimy, Indeed

The Good Place on NBC went to a great place with this week’s episode.  So great that I would show the entire episode in one of my classes next quarter if it didn’t give away almost every twist of the … Continue reading

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Speed in XS

The fifth season of The Flash has gotten underway.  And while it picks up immediately after the season four finale, I’m hopeful that that show can move forward with a solid cast and a storyline that transcends the weaknesses of … Continue reading

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The Reason is Friends

I’ve got a couple or three shows returning to the airwaves this week.  The Good Place is the one I’m looking forward to most.  The show takes turn after turn that makes things even more interesting even as the characters … Continue reading

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O’Donovan and the Good Place

Back in June I posted a couple of entries having to do with the opening pages of Oliver O’Donovan’s Self, World, and Time, which is the first entry in his “Ethics as Theology” series.  I finally finished the trilogy and … Continue reading

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The Dawning Age

The most pleasant surprise from the 2017-2018 batch of new shows was The Gifted on Fox.  It’s probably the most I’ve enjoyed a Fox show since Arrested Development, really.  The Gifted takes place in a world where the X-Men have … Continue reading

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