When A Show Jumps The Shark

Most of my favorite TV shows are canceled after two or three seasons, thus forcing a series finale that is usually good and ends on a proper note. This includes “Arrested Development,” “Party Down” and “Twin Peaks.” With the exception of “Party Down,” the rest did have moments of absurdity that one could claim the…
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The Return Of ‘Arrested Development?’

It was on Sunday night, late into the evening when suddenly, out of nowhere, I began seeing rumblings once again of the fabled “Arrested Development” movie. In an act so foul, series creator Mitchell Hurwitz threw fans yet another painful and cheap curve ball. Not only will there be a film, but out of nowhere…
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R.E.M. Breaks Up: 20 Years Too Late To Care

That title may sound a little harsh, but when you think about it, when was the last time Michael Stipe and crew had any significance in the music world? Yup, that would be the early ’90s, when college rock and grunge ruled the airwaves. And as some R.E.M. fans would argue, their output in that…
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Back To Netflix Again

The last time I wrote about Netflix, it was about how I preferred it to paying too much for cable TV. Since then, Netflix changed things. They upped the monthly rate nearly 60 percent and from reading message boards, you’d think the company has committed murder. But that price increase was for those who want…
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10 Years Later

Sunday will mark the 10th anniversary of one of the darkest days in America’s history; a day I can still vividly remember. On Sept. 11, 2001, 19 crazed hijackers overtook four airplanes and, in the name of a war almost no one even knew about, brutally murdered more than 3,000 lives. Of course, when it…
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