Category Archives: Television

Inside and Out of “Better Call Saul’s Los Pollos Hermanos” Pop-Up Store

After hearing about “Better Call Saul’s Los Pollos Hermanos” Pop-Up Store in Austin, Texas for SXSW, and then reading about the Los Angeles version, my curiosity was stoked! I made up mind to head to the DTLA location at 1345 … Continue reading

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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces Drama Pre-Nominations for 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards!

On January 25th The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) made its momentous announcement regarding Drama Performance Pre-nominations for this year’s 44th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Yes!  Just as Donald Trump was signing some’m er other, all the … Continue reading

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Best of 2016 – A Short List

As usual, I spent most of the year listening to, reading and watching older stuff that I probably should’ve absorbed years ago, but here are a few new things I really enjoyed this year: Albums: Bootblacks – Veins (review) Patience … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: ‘Tis the Season – Last Minute Gift Ideas for Eclectic Insomniacs (Oh S— I Forgot Edition)

“BrainDead Season 1” (Paramount) pleased a lot of critics but very few Nielsen families, so unfortunately, this Season 1 set comprises the complete series run. Too bad, since this series from Robert and Michelle King (“The Good Wife”), about a … Continue reading

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Celebs Sign, Spruce, and Sell Christmas Ornaments to Raise Black Friday Funds for Compassionate Non-Corporate Cause!

What do the son of a man who once talked to God (not to be confused with the Son of God who talked to man), A Young Caine (with no discernable adversarial brothers) and the daughter of a WITCH have … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: More Digital Comfort Food (Postprandial Holiday Fare Edition)

“The Late Show” (1977, Warner Archives Collection) When aging private eye Art Carney’s partner (Howard Duff) turns up on his doorstep with a bullet in his chest, he decides to take up the shamus business again – despite his bad … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Digital Comfort Food for Post-Election Neuroses Edition

“My Bodyguard” (1980, Kino Lorber) Targeted by a bullying goon (Matt Dillon) at his new school, fifteen-year-old Clifford Peach (Chris Makepeace) finds what he believes to be protection for hire in the hulking form of Ricky Lindemann (Adam Baldwin), whose … Continue reading

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Opening Night of Hollywood Museum’s “Child Stars: Then and Now” Inspires Giddy to Kiddy Enthusiasm Now (More than Then) or Ever!

Hey! Teen Beat, Tiger Beat! Remember them?!? Ever wonder what it was like at one of their photo shoots? Well, I have no such information for you either. However, I was able to procure a little intelligence regarding a noted … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Monsters – Part 2 (Special Twilight Zone Marathon Edition)

“Dementia-13” (1963, The Film Detective) Various factions of a landed Irish gentry reunite at their ancestral home under the pretense of paying homage to their deceased sister, but in actuality, to lay their hands on an inheritance; an unseen, axe-wielding … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Monsters, Part 1 (Special Twilight Zone Marathon Edition)

“Carrie” (1976, Shout Factory) Teenaged misfit Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) discovers that her newfound telekinetic powers can provide her with a wealth of new experiences: the strength to stand up to her religious fanatic mother (Piper Laurie), the confidence to … Continue reading

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