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The Sopranos and the Wire are not gods - Television as Art

Pointless lists abound especially in the information age and none are so prevalent as “best of lists” in the film and television world. In literature there is a canon and, liked or not, it exists less as a judgement of the good and the bad but rather as a hall of heroes that make up the most lauded and (allegedly) influential works of literature. 947 more words

Why Baptists Don't Observe the Lenten Season

Early religious people felt that the magnitude of the Easter celebration called for special preparation. Historically, Lent is the 40-day period of penance from Ash Wednesday to Easter, excluding Sundays. 594 more words



I watch TV.  Of course I do.  Even so, my schedule often prevents me from tuning in when shows I’d like to watch are on.  In that regard, Netflix and on demand cable have been a boon for me – allowing me to watch things on my own timetable as well as to discover and enjoy such gems as the BBC America show “Orphan Black” and the Netflix original “House of Cards.” 193 more words

Venice Carnivale

I’ve found during my travels, that long bus rides are the perfect time to work on my blog, so I am writing this from a bus on my way through the Italian countryside. 482 more words


Pink & Purple

Here’s the one thing that people can probably assume that I’m weird:

A Lalaloopsy Doll.

Yes, I have one. (Although I still want another one HAHA) Her name is… 52 more words

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