Recently, I’ve been watching a thoroughly enjoyable crime drama. There’s always quite a number of them floating around: cop shows, superhero movies, episodic thrillers and the like. However, when it is really riveting – I’m reminded of the crucial aspect which makes them work. A story with only an awesome protagonist lacks the essential element [...]
I’ll come back later and write more… I sense folks want to talk about many different subjects. Links as usual are welcome. Feel free. Happy Sunday. *** Added: Thursday, August 9, 2012 Olympics Apparently, U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney didn’t win a gold medal. Hence the scowl. Check the tumblr site satirizing her. Wee bit funny. [...]
Language Skills I started watching these shows, since Hulu added this category. What’s interesting to me, is that I’m beginning to understand what the characters are saying in Korean. Words are floating around in my head, because they’re repeated so often. I can read a few words in some languages, but I’ve never picked up [...]
Black Women: Why is the Wall Street Journal, and the media, still talking about our marriage prospects?
I liked this comment by Daphne so much, I made it a separate post. Check out the following. Regarding the WSJ* article making the rounds: I found it bizarre that this was in the The Wall Street Journal*, just like I thought it was bizarre there was a similar article about black women in The [...]
I’ve been meaning to do this list for a while. These are shows in which a black actress gets to say more than two or three words a scene. Oh, and yes, some are mixed, a few are foreign born, etc. etc. The TV programs aren’t listed in any particular order. Eureka A town full of [...]
Flashpoint has been on CBS for four years! Where have I been? I don’t own a TV, so I don’t keep up with all the new or existing programs. Since I have to shift through Fancast, Hulu and Netflix, it’s hard to know which shows are still running and which have been canceled. I’ve actually [...]
According to the New York Times today: Millions of households will lose television reception next week when about 1,000 broadcasters around the nation shut off their analog signals and complete their conversion to digital programming, federal officials say. And my response is, “Yay!” Intelligence Quotients may rise. People will rediscover that they can have a [...]