Random TV Show of the Week* 3

*Well, a week. 5takes It isn’t a good sign when a show inspires more interest in the production meetings that the content. Such is the case with the Travel channel’s dopey and yet oddly addictive attempt to connect with the youth market, ‘5takes’. (Note hip lack of spacing.) The premise is simple, yet overinvolved: take … Read more

Random TV Show of the Week 2

Deadliest Catch Recently, someone suggested that, as a writer, I should go and work on a fishing boat in Alaska to gain inspiration. I knew this was a stupid idea, because I watch this show. The thinking behind it is simple: Alaskan crab fishing has the highest death rate of any job in America, so … Read more

Contact info!

Out of frustration at not being able to contact other people through their blogs, and no small amount of hubris, I have decided to include my email in my profile. I’m not sure why, since everybody who reads this already has my email (and my home number, and knows that I never have my cell … Read more

Random TV Show of the Week

I’ve decided to introduce a new feature here on the blog, to while away the time until I actually do something interesting enough to write about. And since everyone in the known universe is blogging about American Idol, and I don’t have anything more to say on the subject anyway, I’m going with this. Each … Read more

Here I go again

Getting ready for my next big trip- to New York in May. I haven’t been there since I was a little kid (all I remember is that it was really windy on top of the Empire State building), so I’m really excited. As is my habit, I have been gobbling up the guidebooks; one of … Read more