All posts tagged “television

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Bad TV Westerns

When I was stranded in central Pennsylvania, waiting for a new radiator, I stayed in a motel that featured a tv station which appeared to specialize in bad western serials. The television set itself came from the era these shows were made and so I… Read More

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Peaky Blinders

My friend East Texas Red recommended we watch a show called Peaky Blinders (on Netflix). This was not so long ago, but we’ve already exhausted the 3 seasons available so far. Peaky Blinders is a story about a family of gangsters in post-WWI Birmingham in… Read More

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Detectorists

We’ve been watching Detectorists on Netflix. For those who have not heard of this show, it’s a British comedy show about two guys and their friends in a metal detecting club in a rural community in England. I enjoy the gentle, dry humour in this… Read More

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Ozark

We gobbled up the entire first season of the new show on Netflix called Ozark over the past few days. It’s about a financial planner in Chicago suddenly packs up his family and moves to the Ozarks. He’s been laundering money for a Mexican drug… Read More

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Tough work?

The other night I watched a bit of one of those cooking game shows. It was one of those shows hosted by a panel of so-called celebrity chefs, in which home cooks subject themselves to a great deal of humiliation in their quest for a… Read More

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Bye Bye Cable

I canceled our cable tv today. For years we were good with rabbit ears, but when we moved to Long Branch we decided to try out cable. We get loads and loads of channels but very little programming that really interests us. I suggested to… Read More

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Treme

We didn’t see Treme when it started as a TV series but we forked up some Canadianos for the DVD of the first season as soon as it became available. A number of actors who have worked with David Simon previously on shows such as… Read More