Review of Firefly (TV Show)

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013

Bottom line: Intense and yet often hilarious – a rare example of a good sci fi show. Rating: Shiny (Strongly Recommended) Blurb: The blurb that follows is lifted from the Barnes and Noble page, and it’s a bit long, but it does a reasonable job of answering the question “but what is it about?” Joss […]

Wimsey Wednesday: an Introduction to a Not-Altogether-Unhealthy Obsession

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013

Howdy! I’m on vacation in Brazil for most of September, so I turned the tables on my readers and opened up the blog for guests posts while I’m gone. You may recognize today’s guest blogger from the comments as “intexplorer”, but I just call him “Dad”. As you will see, I come by my love […]

Castle TV Series

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013

Bottom line: A murder mystery TV series with great characters, acting, and storylines. Rating: Strongly Recommended Castle is my favorite TV show. Maybe of all time, but definitely my favorite currently running show. It’s a murder mystery that features Detective Kate Beckett and her crew, who have been told to bring a writer, Richard Castle, […]

Family Fridays – Avatar: The Last Airbender TV Series

Posted by on May 31, 2013

TV Show: Avatar: The Last Airbender (this has nothing to do with the James Cameron Avatar movie) Genre: Children’s Fantasy/Anime Ages: 8-10 on up, depending on the child Synopsis: Water. Earth. Fire. Air. Only the Avatar was the master of all four elements. Only he could stop the ruthless Fire Nation from conquering the world. […]