…Change From Day To Day

This week marked a few milestone anniversaries. On Thursday, the Beatles’ “Abbey Road” album turned 50. Coincidentally, on that same day, the 2WC turned ten. Milestones provide an opportunity to reflect and take stock. When I wrote my first blog post ten years ago, I had no idea what the 2WC would become. My plan…

…carry on

From its first familiar notes to the final sweeping shot of the Crowley family home we all know and love so well, one thing is clear. This next chapter of “Downton Abbey” is no epilogue and it’s certainly not going to pretend to be anything more than it is — one super-sized, long-awaited episode (now…

…Have A Spine

It’s Banned Books Week, which provides the perfect opportunity to discuss censorship. (Sounds riveting, right?) Books and reading are near and dear to my heart. The idea that anyone would be threatened by a book used to be laughable (emphasis on the “used to”). In the past few years, we’ve all become all too well…

…look on the bright side

As we embark on a season of beginnings, new shows, new seasons, and new stories to love, I feel it’s only right to begin the preparation for the endings ahead. Yes, for more than a few fan favorites, this fall is the beginning of the end. But don’t despair. There are few greater joys than…

…Let Your Colors Burst

Welcome to the second day of autumn. In addition to marking the return of the network television series, this new season also means the impending arrival of a different kind of show. Fair warning, to watch this one, you will have to venture a bit outside your comfort zone, and by that I mean your…

…adjust your settings

Happy Emmy Monday, crusaders, and my condolences to anyone who hasn’t yet finished the final season of “Game of Thrones.” I hope you weren’t watching the highlight reel too closely…