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Fall TV: Wednesdays

Wednesday has been something of a black hole for network TV, at least for shows I watch. Other than ABC’s stronger comedy block, the other networks mostly air boring cop dramas on this night....

Fall TV: Tuesdays

Continuing my analysis of the TV landscape (network TV only), here are my thoughts on Tuesdays next fall. Not a high priority night (those are Mondays and Thursdays), Tuesday is dominated by older-skewing shows...

Fall TV: Mondays

I am a TV addict. I especially enjoy watching the pilot episodes of new shows to try to dissect what they were trying to accomplish and whether the show was really the best the...

A Tory Majority and a Progressive Win in Alberta

I’ve not blogged or tweeted terribly much about politics lately. Once in a while, I’ll share an article or tweet a rant. But my days of opining about it are behind me. The give...

#ForEveryGator

The campaign began with a whimper last fall, when the usual majority swept nearly every seat up for grabs. It hit a fever pitch when 18 sitting senators stood up and rejected the status...

A Good Reason

“No, we made it safely onto the last flight out of La Guardia,” Mike said into his cellphone. “Apparently the blizzard hit just after we took off.” Senator Mike Adams stood out in his...

Voices

Two young adults, roommates, sat on their sofa one lazy summer afternoon. Jason looked at Erin. Erin glared at him. “Stop using your mental telepathy. I shouldn’t go to DQ, and I’m not going....

Anagrams

Anagrams are fun little word games. A famous anagram comes from the Harry Potter series, wherein a mysterious book written by a Tom Riddle (I guess JK Rowling wanted to go for an on-the-nose name...