Monthly Archives: September 2009

October Premieres

Not that many premieres left for next month, but thought I’d remind everybody: 10/9 – Ugly Betty on ABC 10/15 – 30 Rock on NBC 10/23 – White Collar on USA The only show left is V on ABC which … Continue reading

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Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale

Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon Hale This is another fairy-tale retelling from Newbery winner Shannon Hale but this time, it’s in graphic novel format and is co-written by Dean Hale (her husband), and illustrated by Nathan Hale (no relation). I loved … Continue reading

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Boston Area Kid’s Author Signings

I haven’t been able to find a good master list of children’s author events in the Boston area, so I thought I’d make my own. The Boston Globe’s book blog, Off the Shelf has listings of Boston area readings, but … Continue reading

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Community on NBC: 2nd episode actually funny

So the second episode of (the poorly titled) Community was much funnier than the second. If I were to choose only one new comedy this season, I would choose Modern Family, but this one is pretty good too. I was glad … Continue reading

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The Good Wife: courtroom-based drama done right

The Good Wife on CBS wasn’t on my original lineup of shows to watch, but my sis told me to check it out. The show stars Julianna Margulies (from ER) as Alicia Florrick, the wife of politician Peter Florrick (played … Continue reading

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TBL has been canceled!

According to TheCelebrityCafe.com, TBL has been canceled. OMG!! Oh well. Probably this is because it got terrible reviews all around. I liked it, but I acknowledge that it was slightly stupid and wasn’t even close to the awesomeness of Gossip Girl.

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FlashForward on ABC: Lost fans have a new show to watch

Even if you are as annoyed as I am by the title of the show (why one word with a capitalized letter in the middle?!?!?) you should definitely check this show out! The characters are compelling, the plot is exciting, … Continue reading

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Is Defying Gravity canceled or isn’t it?

So according to Futon Critic, Defying Gravity isn’t canceled, it has just been postponed to an unspecified date. Oh. I see.

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Cougar Town — prelim review

Cougar Town on ABC premiered this past Wednesday and for me it was just okay. I wanted to like it because I like Courtney Cox and think she is good at comedy, however, after so much hype, I felt like … Continue reading

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“Deep down, we are all Amelia Bedelia”

From today’s Boston Globe Ideas section: Researchers have sought to determine whether the temperature of an object in someone’s hands determines how ”warm” or ”cold” he considers a person he meets, whether the heft of a held object affects how … Continue reading

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