Fear the Walking Dead

We live in uncertain times. We wonder about the future, about how we got where we are and what will happen next. How will we survive? How will we protect our families from the onslaught? We debate building walls to keep out people who some of us believe are out to destroy us. Others think ...

Just one more thing…

Just one more thing...
Here’s a secret about me that isn’t much of a secret: I love old time radio. (The title of my blog, Blue Serge Suit, is a reference to the old time radio detective Richard Diamond.) I listen to mysteries mostly, but enjoy the occasional western or adventure show. I was introduced into this world by ...

Suggestions for NBC

Here are a few more non-American bits that NBC could have edited out of the London 2012 Opening Ceremony: Shakespeare: An old British hack, completely irrelevant to the America of today. NBC could have dubbed some Cobain poetry, or maybe autotuned the American men’s 2008 4x400m freestyle relay after their gold medal win over France ...

Glee

I’ve always been a fan of musicals. My favorites are the classics, Guys and Dolls, Porgie and Bess, My Fair Lady, The Music Man. Three years ago my wife told my I had to watch a show called Glee. I resisted, as I resist any television show. Not that I don’t like TV–on the contrary. ...

Plain Extraordinary

Having a father who spent years running his own advertising agency, and a brother who runs a video production company that makes commercials, has prepared me for the allure of advertising. I’m not one who gets sucked easily into buying a product just because an ad makes a claim that it’s better or faster or ...

Too much television

I’ve been watching way too much television lately. At the end of a long work day, and then spending four hours at home with little m and putting her to bed, then cooking dinner and cleaning up, I’m just too exhausted to think. So M and I wind up on the couch for a little ...

Green screen mania

Prepare to have your mind blown. With all this green screen action, you’d think “24”could film at least a little bit in New York… Thanks to Gizmodo for the tip.

Maybe because it’s winter?

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the New York City area. This is the second such warning in less than five days, the last one having come on Saturday when the NWS predicted 1 to 3 feet of snow. I woke Sunday morning to find blue skies and streets white ...

RIP FF

RIP FF
The entire blogosphere will be writing about MJ today. I’m not going to join the party. To the world, I say, RIP Farah. Your lovely hair and your beautiful smile and your red bathing suit will be missed.

Miles

How many fans of Lost are out there? Did you like last week’s episode, focusing on Miles? If so, maybe you’ll enjoy this.