If you’ve ever watched an episode of BBC’s Top Gear prior to this year, you probably got hooked on the motoring escapades of the Orangutan, the Hamster, and Captain Slow. It’s hard not to.
The West Wing: Aaron Sorkin’s TV Gem (Part Two)
The West Wing was praised for its realistic depiction of the White House nerve centre, thanks to writers and consultants like former press secretary Dee Dee Myers and former White House aide Eli Attie, and to the show’s oversized and expensive set. Sorkin himself declared, “I really felt that we weren’t going to be able […]
The West Wing: Aaron Sorkin’s TV Gem (Part One)
There is only one series that has moved me to such a degree that I have been compelled to watch individual episodes numerous times. That series is The West Wing.
Victoria’s Castle – To Air On CHEK TV On Thursday July 19th
The Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society is thrilled that CHEK television will be airing our new documentary video, Victoria’s Castle, Thursday July 19th, 2012 at 9pm.
Game of Thrones: How Fantasy and Intelligence are Marginalized
With the much-anticipated HBO series “Game of Thrones” starting tonight, Joshua S. Hill has some serious words for the New York Times reviewer who lambasted this epic fantasy.
The Popculturalist Takes a Trip in the Sketch Comedy Time Machine
The Popculturist tries to decide whether or not to watch reruns of the cult comedy series, “The State”. Will the show’s funny factor hold up over time?
The Red Green Fan Club
If you’ve never heard of Red Green you may be missing one of the biggest laughs to come out of the wilds of Canada since…well…forever. This duct-tape packing man’s man is known for his down-to-the-dirt philosophy (“Keep your stick on the ice!”), his red and green suspenders and his ability to have grown men and women doubled over with laughter. Our writer Dan L. Hays tells about the time he joined the Red Green Fan Club and caught up with Red himself.
Of Grouse and Grandiose Schemes: A Cunning Plan
When Julia and Ted come up with a “cunning plan” to hatch some grouse eggs, things begin to run afoul/fowl of nature in Normandy.
Do “Looney” Cartoon Characters Show Signs of Mental Illness?
It’s a hotbed of psychopathology rivaling that of any daytime soap opera. These individuals cover the entire spectrum of mental illness as outlined by the psychiatrist’s bible, the so called DSM-IV (revised).
I am referring, of course, to the stable of unstable “Retro” cartoon characters to which Warner Brothers subjects our children on a regular basis.
Is Your Reality Really My Reality?
The habit of watching reality TV shows led me to explore the following questions: Who is living my life while I’m watching your life? Must I cease to exist to watch your existence?