Inspired by my road trip to Cleveland and back with the family, I decided to put together a list of a few of my favorite television road trips. Like my own trip, these treks offered some quality bonding opportunities, as well as a snag or two to keep things interesting.Read more "Shotgun! Best Television Road Trips"
I remember watching this scene for the first time. It was the moment I fell in love…with this show, and this song. Too often music is tacked onto a scene. This is more forgivable if the music is diegetic (part of the world of the show, i.e. the song playing in the cafe our characters […]Read more "Music in Television: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Does Johnny Cash"
In honor of St. Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d take a stab at the obligatory favorite television couples post. As I tried to decide which couples to pick, I realized my selections tended to skew toward the tortured romance – the more star-crossed the twosome, the better. And, voila! A list was born. To keep […]Read more "Valentine’s Day Feature: Tortured Television Romance"
Which genre fills up your viewing schedule? For me, it is science fiction – anything from the far out depictions of the universe in Farscape or Doctor Who to the more subtle distortions of reality in Fringe or The X-Files. Apparently, I’ll even continue to watch something really dreadful if it hits some of my favorite tropes (Terra Nova, I’m […]Read more "Poll of the Week: Pick Your Genre"