Monthly Archives: August 2011

State of the Blog: Fall 2011 and Beyond

The start of the fall 2011 television season is now only a few short weeks away, and the wealth of material we’re about to be presented with is nothing short of fantastic. Sons of Anarchy is apparently going to be … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch: Pushing Daisies, “Corpsicle”

So, who amongst us remembers the great Writer’s Guild of America strike of aught-seven to aught-eight? Waged over the issues of DVD residuals and new media compensation (amongst several other reasons) the strike lasted for a hundred days and threw … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch: Pushing Daisies, “Bitter Sweets”

I’ve used probably every synonym in the thesaurus for “unique” that I could in the last seven weeks of writing about Pushing Daisies, but I think it’s worth remembering that for all its flash and its wordplay, it’s still working … Continue reading

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Recap/Review: Breaking Bad, “Box Cutter”/”Thirty-Eight Snub”/”Open House”

One night last year, I received a call from my friend Ben who was at a Lollapalooza afterparty in Chicago, saying he had something to tell me. Apparently while on the dance floor he’d seen none other than Aaron Paul, … Continue reading

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Summer Rewatch: Pushing Daisies, “The Smell of Success”

The facts are these: I’m back, ladies and gentlemen! After a two-week hiatus, during which I consumed enough steak, bacon and eggs to make Ron Swanson proud and spent an incredibly healthy amount of time in/on the lakes of Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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