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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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