…adjust your television

Happy Emmy Sunday! This year the Emmy’s return to their rightful place on Sunday night. You may recall last year the VMAs and NFL booted the Emmy Awards to Monday night.

…get creative

This Sunday evening, the world of television (and streaming and web series … and we should probably consider coming up with another term …) will gather to honor the best this year of (whatever we’re going to rename television) had to offer. The evening will undoubtedly run over on time (as these things tend to…

…Think You’re In Control

Welcome to the final week of summer. For real this time. Seriously, the arrival of autumn is no longer just a pumpkin spice pipe dream. It’s practically here. Fall’s arrival and summer’s end means that we’re mere days away from the Emmy Awards and the beginning of a new television season. Yes, that is still…

…Capture the Spirit

As summer slowly winds down and the autumn television season starts to rev up, a new round of series has been making their entrances. There is a lot to sort through, but one, in particular, jumped out at me this past week — Amazon’s “Carnival Row.” Maybe it was the Victorian steampunk vibes, the fae/fairies,…

…play it cool

Today, I thought I’d take a moment for fashion. Partially because it happens to be National Bow Tie Day and mostly because I happen to love a surprising number of shows that have quite a lot to do with bow ties. (Can we make this a genre, Netflix?) Few fashion statements have endured the same…

…power up

As this Comic-Con weekend comes to a close, there is a lot of film fun to unpack — trailers and phases and projects for screens large and small. And I think we all know who most of that news came from, but before I get to the Marvel of it all, let’s bridge the gap…