Category Archives: Television

“Treme” – Do You Know What it Means? – S1E1

Audiences would be hard pressed to find a more engaging and thoughtful television show than “The Wire” – the best show of the last decade. “The Wire”, created by David Simon, was a look inside the streets of Baltimore through … Continue reading

Posted in Television | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

American Idol Top 10 Performance Show Recap: What a Difference a Mentor Makes

What a difference a mentor makes. Usher came in to mentor the previously lackluster crop of contestants and seemingly transformed them overnight. This is the first week that it feels like there is an actual competition at foot and not … Continue reading

Posted in American Idol, Music, Television | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

American Idol: Top 11 Performance Show Recap

When I heard that Miley Cyrus was going to be this week’s surprise guest mentor and I saw the list of songs that the American Idol hopefuls chose, I predicted that this would be, without a doubt, the single worst … Continue reading

Posted in American Idol, Music, Television | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

American Idol Top 12 Performance Show Recap

After twenty-one episodes of auditions around the country, in Hollywood and semifinal performances, we finally get to what we’ve been waiting for: the top 12. This is the finals and everyone has to step up their game or they will … Continue reading

Posted in American Idol, Music, Television | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

American Idol: Top 8 Boys Performance Show Recap

After four really good performances by the girls last night, the boys took the stage and gave us a show not quite as good as the girls. The boys demonstrated once again that they really are behind in quality and … Continue reading

Posted in American Idol, Music, Television | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

American Idol: Top 8 Girls Performance Show Recap

This week’s girls’ performance show felt mighty rushed. While I was glad that they went from 2 hours down to 1, I was a bit disappointed with how the show just flew by. It seemed like every performance just came … Continue reading

Posted in American Idol, Music, Television | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Big Love” – What Happened??

I may get into some spoilers of season 4, so if you haven’t seen it yet, you may want to skip this. In its first three seasons, “Big Love” was a family drama. It relied heavily on familial relationships between … Continue reading

Posted in Television | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment