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TV Series: The Newsroom S02 (2013) – Worth an Emmy? Perhaps but not in 2013


When I read that Jeff Daniels got the Emmy over Bryan Cranston for his performance in S02 of The Newsroom, it piqued my curiosity so I needed to watch both seasons to form my own opinion. I thought that Bryan’s … Continue reading

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TV Series: What I Watched in 2013


So here is my roundup of the TV I watched last year with a top 20 list at the end. First off, shows I did not like: I tried to get into Downton Abbey and couldn’t get past S01E01. I … Continue reading

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TV Series: Breaking Bad “Felina” – A Perfect End to a Nearly Perfect Show


There has been lots of virtual ink spilt over the masterpiece that Breaking Bad was including 21 articles on this blog. I know it sounds awfully repetitive but I have been saying since back in Season 2 that this show … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad – Granite State and the Death of Walter White


Last night’s penultimate episode of Breaking Bad was another breathless adventure laced with symbolism. In this article, I want to focus on some of the symbolism that I found particularly telling. Starting with the episode title, superficially “Granite State” refers … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad – Back to the Pilot and Scarface


In anticipation of tonight’s penultimate Breaking Bad episode, I did a little research by watching the pilot again and by watching Scarface. I wanted to briefly share what I noticed and end with some open questions for the final 2. … Continue reading

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TV Series: Under The Dome S01 – or better Under the Dumb?


It is not really a banner year for sci-fi/hero flicks so far this year. After the complete disappointments of Man of Steel, Star Trek Into Darkness, and Pacific Rim, there are not a lot more chances for the genre to … Continue reading

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TV Series: Breaking Bad S05E14 – Look upon my works, ye Mighty, and despair!


[SPOILER ALERT! Watch the episode before reading further!] I cannot stop rolling this episode around in my head and looking at all the angles. If E13 was a hand grenade, this episode was C4. The brilliance of this show is … Continue reading

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More Breaking Bad Podcasts and other Obsessive Musings


I noticed on Wikipedia that the viewership of Breaking Bad is rising again. This season started at a record (for Breaking Bad) of nearly 6M viewers. The viewership dropped to over 4m until last week when it shot up over … Continue reading

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TV Series: Breaking Bad S05E13 – Another showdown for Hank, but the last?


Warning: there may be some soft spoilers in this post. The last episode of Breaking Bad, “To’hajiilee“, left me (and presumably millions of other viewers) breathless. It set me thinking about loads of aspects of the show that I wanted … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad: Holy Sh*t – what an amazing half of a half of a season!


I am a true Breaking Bad addict as persistent readers of this blog will attest to. These last four episodes of this final season have been unexpected but truly brilliant. The acting in particular of Aaron Paul as Jesse and … Continue reading

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