Genius: Aretha strikes a chord for genius
Genius: Aretha is the third season of a National Geographic series about geniuses. The first two seasons were about Picasso and Einstein. Now we have Aretha Franklin. The series isn’t a traditional biopic. It’s more about the music than anything else. After streaming on the National Geographic channel, it’s now on Hulu.
Uncorked tells a family story about a son who wanted something different from what his father dreamed for him.
Scandal’s “The Lawn Chair” Episode
Everybody everywhere has already had something to say about this remarkable episode of Scandal. It was so clearly Ferguson, so clearly real. But we got something not so real – it is television, after all. We got Olivia joining the protestors instead of helping the white cops who hired her. We got a public racist […]
Brain Dump: State of Affairs, Ghostbusters, After the Wedding, Five Days
It’s a brain dump day. Random stuff falls from my head in bits and pieces. State of Affairs Why do men married to powerful women always get portrayed in the media as whiney, needy irritations? A powerful man probably didn’t get where he is without a good spouse behind him. Why should a powerful woman […]
What do you Think of the Summer Pilots?
The other day I mentioned a couple of pilots on TNT that I’m super excited about that star Jennifer Beals and Julia Stiles. The big networks – NBC, CBS, ABC, CW, and FOX – all have a full slate of summer shows lined up. You can see the full list by following the links. I […]