11 Shows to Binge-Watch on Netflix

I binge watched Dare Devil. I didn't think that I would like it, but it was soooo good. The ...more

Things I Always Wondered About "Bonanza"

So, last night, as I’m getting ready for bed, the “Bonanza” theme song pops into my head. (Why these stupid songs keep showing up is beyond me…) First of all, how awesome was that theme song? Paired with the burning map and the uncomfortably long time the camera focuses on the actors (as though you need that much time to read their names?) it’s pretty epic....more

'Game of Thrones' Season 5: For the Women Especially, It's All About the Power

As loyal viewers know, Game of Thrones is, to paraphrase Buffy, all about the power: who has it, who wants it, how to get it and how to keep it. With the deaths of Joffrey and especially Tywin Lannister, the struggle for power is greater than ever in Season 5. Suddenly, alliances that were unthinkable last year may be on the brink of reality....more
@Pr3ttyKrak3n WomenTricks Onward and upward for the Ladies!  Thanks for commenting!more

Game of Thrones Premiere Night!

IT’S FINALLY HERE!WOOHOOO!!!!!!I couldn’t be more excited if I tried.  It’s one of the few shows I watch religiously when it’s airing.  It’s not DVR’ed or downloaded.  Nope.  Watch it every Sunday night live on HBO....more

How Amazon is Changing the Ratio with Great Shows for Women

According to the Geena Davis Institute on Gender In Media, only 31% of speaking roles are given to women.  The problem is even worse when you look beyond roles given to young, predominantly white, women in their twenties. It is hard for women to get meaningful roles and remain consistently working in the entertainment industry, and that goes for behind the scenes as well. ...more

A Conversation with 'Unbreakable' Ellie Kemper about Kimmy Schmidt

If you haven’t caught the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt bug yet, you’re about to. There is just so much to love about this new Netflix show. For one thing, it’s written and created by the team from 30 Rock, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, so you have a little Liz Lemon, a lot of NYC and much snark. ...more
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Dream High Literally Cheers Me Up

When I'm feeling down the first thing I do is turn on music. I like to listen to K-Pop because it cheers me right up....more

A Bit More Like Christmas

From my blog, Take It EasyFollowing on from yesterday's assortment, here are another six Christmas ads for your deep joy and delectation. Actually, some of these are really quite good - always save the best till last!You may remember that I shared with you Aldi's UK ad yesterday, which to me is everything that is tacky about the store. So how come they can produce something like this for Ireland?:...more

Beginning To Feel A Bit Like Christmas

From my blog, Take It EasyDay 29 of the blog marathon and I'm stunned I've lasted the course! As it's the weekend I'm going to be sharing some videos with you again. I was planning to do this just for today but have so many that I'm making it a two-parter, to be concluded tomorrow....more