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TV Series: Ken Burn’s Jazz (2001) – Beautiful documentary but based on flawed premises


I have been reading a LOT about jazz lately (see my articles on Monk, Miles, Giddens, etc). Through this reading, I bumped into the existence of the world’s record holding for sheer length (19+ hours) documentary by Ken Burns that … Continue reading

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TV Series Flashback: Game of Thrones S01 – We all miss you, Ned!


While on my return trip from the US last week, as the kids were sleeping I binged on S01 of Game of Thrones that happened to be on the airplane entertainment system. It was an awesome experience because so much … Continue reading

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TV Series: Justified S06 – Can’t believe that there is only one season left for Raylan


What a roller-coaster ride this season 6 was. After the reboot in season 5, we have a new villain in Danny Crowe who is an incredibly violent and crafty cousin to the inimitable loser Dewey Crowe. Damn, we even got … Continue reading

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TV Series: The Walking Dead S04 – Who will survive


Like, what, 15 million other people I enjoyed the season finale of The Walking Dead last week. The second half of S04 had been reminding me of the Starks on Game of Thrones, How long will Team pPrison remain separated … Continue reading

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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: The Newsroom S01 (2012) – Great news, frustrating plot


I heard about this show a few times but just recently decided to dive in head-first and enjoyed it for at least the journalism part. I liked the analysis and the way that Jeff Daniels presented his faux broadcasts. Watching … Continue reading

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TV Series: The Walking Dead S04-Part 2 up to E13 – On the fence


So, are you guys enjoying the second half of Season 4 better than the first half? I am a bit on the fence personally. I think that the first part was great up until the last episode which reminded me … Continue reading

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