Why America Isn’t The Greatest Country In The World

The Newsroom - HBO

The Newsroom is a political drama series created and written by Aaron Sorkin that premiered on HBO on June 24, 2012. The series chronicles the behind-the-scenes events at the fictional Atlantis Cable News (ACN) channel. It stars Jeff Daniels as anchor Will McAvoy, who sets out to put on a news show “in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles and their own personal entanglements”. The Newsroom concluded its second season on September 15, 2013. … Continue reading

The Windstream / DISH Saga

Windstream Logo

I don’t know about you, but we don’t enjoy spending more money than we need to.  Recently (after yet another rate increase notice – the 2nd this year) we finally got fed up with Time Warner and decided to make a switch.  We were paying around $150 a month for our cable and Internet service through Time Warner… and that’s without any premium channels (HBO, Cinemax, etc.)  Oh yeah, throw in another $15 a month … Continue reading

Has ABC’s Lost Made A Tactical Error?

Lost On ABC

This post contains no spoilers whatsoever on the upcoming season… I (like countless others out there) am a HUGE fan of the ABC show Lost.  There are certainly others out there who are more fanatical than I am.  For example I’ll listen to a couple of podcasts about the show but I’m not one to re-watch an episode looking for stuff I’ve missed.  If I missed it, I missed it.  Part of the reason I … Continue reading

‘Sex And The City’ – A Movie That Probably Shouldn’t Have Been Made

Sex and the City (2008)

10 Years after the show with the same name took HBO by storm, Sex And The City just had to be made… I guess.  I’ll start off by saying that I was a big fan of the show.  The wife and I had finally found something that we could both agree on.  The writing was top notch, the acting was great and it was just edgy enough to keep people talking from week to week … Continue reading