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Murder Mystery Shows: True Detective vs The Bridge vs Top of the Lake


A few weeks now after the finale of True Detective, I am still digesting that particular show (and trying to forget the notion of “making flowers” entirely!) and got to thinking about how it stacks up against two other recent … 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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Travel Tips: Georgia Aquarium – or – Damn, those are really whale sharks!?!


I visited a fascinating customer last week in Atlanta – not the one you know associated with news and cable, the other one – and had a morning off before heading to the airport. I had heard of the aquarium … Continue reading

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TV Series: House of Cards S02 – Frank, isn’t VP enough?


House of Cards S01 was a great ride as Kevin Spacey moves from being House Whip to VP in 13 episodes. I was impatient to see where they would go with this in a second season and I was FAR … Continue reading

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TV Shows: True Detective S01E01-E04 – Extraordinary Bayou Mystery Show


I read about True Detective on a blog where they were pointing out a few of the new shows for 2014 and this one caught my eye when I saw Woody Harrelson in the photo. But, I have to say, Matthew … Continue reading

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TV Series: The Walking Dead S04E09 – The Aftermath Part 1: Rick, Carl and Michonne survive


The Walking Dead came back for the second half of Season 5 on Sunday. Yeah, I also find the split season thing annoying but as a friend recently said, “it is what it is”. I was frankly disappointed with the … Continue reading

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Music Review: Stuff I liked in 2013


As I usually do, here is some of the music released in 2013 that I liked best. Overall, 2013 was not as great a comeback year as 2012 but I think my tastes broadened a bit from last year’s list. … Continue reading

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Movie Reviews: My Top SciFi Films for 2013


In what should have been a banner year with so many huge titles, 2013 was a bit of a disappointment. My ordered list below: Gravity was my favorite film because of the mind-boggling special effects and the original story. Would have … Continue reading

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Movie Reviews: Oldboy (2003) and Pulp Fiction (1994) – two incredible classics


I guess after Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, my tolerance for excessive violence has dropped considerably. I say that because I recall flinching during Resevoir Dogs and being incredibly tense during the hard scenes of Pulp Fiction and avoiding … Continue reading

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