Alright, now that our time with Dick Whitman has ended let’s update the list. As always, just one man’s opinion: 1. The Wire – And still the Champion of the World!!!!! Time has made Season 4 (the kids) even more impressive and Season 5 (tying up character arcs, but…the newspaper?) more of an albatross. As […]
As we get ready to say goodbye to another of my favorite TV anti-heroes, I was reminded of something… I miss Walt. Enjoy!
The story of the Midwestern boy who grew into the stylish, handsome man with a healthy appetite for beautiful women and self destruction comes to a satisfying conclusion this spring! What’s that? Oh what a nice coincidence! I’m also told the final season of Mad Men starts this Sunday! Have a great weekend gang!
First, the macro level: For my generation, we all looked up to Spike (with John and Reggie not far behind). and in those days, it’s fair to say we all had some form of a ‘hero complex.’ Without getting into a much bigger conversation about black leadership in America, what we grew up on […]
Alright, I’ve watched the finale twice. Just my personal opinion (like everybody else), but here’s my list for the best TV dramas in this ‘Golden Age.’ 1. The Wire I’m not Whitlock, but I do agree this one still stands alone. I know even among Wire nerds I liked season 2 (the working class) more than […]
In honor of last week’s Mad Men and Don Draper seemingly backsliding into the worst parts of his nature:
TV and film-wise, there was good work as always but I wasn’t as overwhelmed by things as I have been in years past. There’s going to be a lot of ‘Top 10’ lists the next couple weeks; here are 5 films and TV shows that caught my eye the past 12 months: 5. Toy Story […]