The fact that I don’t own a television makes me a bit of a social misfit, especially when I’m the one ON the television, and my own kid can’t tune in to see Mommy on the boob tube.It’s been over seven years since I cancelled my cable subscription, and I can honestly say it was one of the smartest things I’ve ever done....more
Mildred Pierce, Boardwalk Empire and my personal favorite, Game of Thrones, did very well when the primetime Emmy nominations were announced this morning. So did Mad Men, The Good Wife, Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory.
Mildred Pierce Courtesy of HBO
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I responded to a question on a blog this morning (I put that blog's link below, it's a good one) about "role model" moms as characters on TV shows. Here is my suggestion:
This is going to be a really strange suggestion for a female 'role model' - I'm even thinking it's strange, but here goes... I really appreciate the mom on "Raising Hope", that really crude new show on Fox. (that I watch) Here's what I appreciate about that mom, in no particular order:
1. She loves and stands by her worthless husband.
Now this was the performance of the night. I was a little worried it would be gimmicky, what with the painted status effect. But it was a lovely lovely routine, executed so perfectly. And emotional, unique. It deserved the raves it go....more
After Sunday night's episode of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Twitter and Facebook lit up with the outrage of faithful viewers because the main character, Lord Eddard Stark (Sean Bean, pictured below), a man of truth and honor, was summarily beheaded at the whim of a petulant and illegitimate, teen king, Joffrey Lannister.I was watching the Tony Awards and didn't get to see "Game of Thrones" until a repeat showing later in the evening and luckily didn't read any spoilers.Good thing too, because I loved it!...more
So I did survive the dentist yesterday (barely). Three minor cavities and lots of drilling. No fun at all. Once the Husband and I had made our way home from our respective appointments, we went out to enjoy the weather on the St....more
Mom Anna Fe wants to discuss the game relating it to TV because as a wife, she also loves basketball as a household entertainment. That’s why today she’s here to give us an analysis of this game....more