You've maybe seen the video before. A whole bunch of people are gathered in a bar, watching on a big TV the screensaver of a DVD player, willing it to hit just right in one of the corners, a setting you must either be of a certain age or have seen The Office to appreciate. When … Continue reading There’s never been anything like Game of Thrones’ battle of Winterfell
I've been thinking a lot lately about a thing I don't want to think about: the life expectancy of Daenerys Targaryen. Game of Thrones is a couple weeks away from the beginning of Season 8 and less than two months thereafter from reaching a conclusion to its story. Only then will we know for sure who … Continue reading Will killing Daenerys be Game of Thrones’ last and biggest break from convention?
My wife and I watch the Golden Globes together every year. Like lots of other people, we really enjoy seeing our favorite stars on the red carpet,* then rooting for them once they get inside and the trophies start getting passed around. Often, we haven't seen, yet, a lot of what's nominated, especially in the … Continue reading The Golden Globes are over and I still don’t know what I’m supposed to watch for the next month
It’s not just that Sabrina’s decision to try resurrecting Harvey’s brother, in “The Burial,” was a dumb one, fueled by the hero complex of an over-confident witch. It worked, to an extent. Tommy’s back but as a soulless warm body. His body was resurrected, but his soul’s stuck in limbo. He needs to be put … Continue reading Sabrina’s universe comes crashing down on her