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Vikings: Season 1 & 2 Review

December 8, 2014

One of the most intriguing things about the History channel‘s Norsemen saga, Vikings, is how untapped the ancient practices of the Vikings are in contemporary America. What’s even more compelling, however, is that a TV show of this high production value and gory abandon falls under the History channel’s wheelhouse.

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Sons of Anarchy Season 5: Maybe It's Just Purgatory

October 3, 2012

It’s been very busy for me lately, that’s for sure. If it’s not man-eating pigs that capture my attention, then it’s the misadventures of a serial killer. And if not that, then it has to be the bipolar spy who’s trying to prevent a sequel to 9/11. And lets not forget about my ongoing music project.

But there’s no way that I was going to be missing out on the web of deceit that envelops one of my favorite shows, Sons of Anarchy.

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Thoughts on Breaking Bad's 5th Semi-Season Finale (WARNING, CONTAINS SPOILERS)

September 13, 2012

We knew it was bound to happen:  DEA super-narc Hank Schrader (Dean Norris) would stumble on evidence that would identify Walter White (Bryan Cranston) as the ever elusive crystal meth shadow kingpin, Heisenberg.  What we didn’t know, however, is that he’d espy that evidence while taking a shit.  And that, fair readers, is why Breaking Bad is one of the greatest shows ever created.

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NBC's Awake: Putting Viewers to Sleep

May 5, 2012
Jason Isaacs as Detective Britten

NBC’s Awake would have to do a lot more to keep me up. I generally like watching smart television shows, and Awake did very well with its pilot episode to show a pretty clever premise well executed, with promise of good things to come. Hook was firmly in cheek. But after 10 episodes of tugging and pulling, I’m close to cutting and running.

And I’m not the only one.

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