Category Archives: Opinion

…branch out

international_peace_day_logoToday as we all pause to say goodbye to summer, the world is taking a moment to consider peace for the International Day of Peace. It seems appropriate that we consider such things as the season changes, because, of course, change is what will be required.

I hope that if we’ve learned nothing else in the last year, it’s how detrimental online battles can be in the real world. So, in honor of the day, I thought I’d take a moment to promote peace online—literally. Read the rest of this entry

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…Space Out

With a new season of television comes a slew of new shows vying for your attention. It can be a bit overwhelming, especially when the shows start to look the same.

This year’s winners of the look-alike contest are without a doubt “Star Trek: Discovery” and “The Orville.” Both are set in space in the future, and both are certainly after the same audience.  Read the rest of this entry

…stay tuned

the_69th_annual_primetime_emmy_awards_posterToday’s the day, TV fans. Tonight the Emmys will honor the best in television — a challenge as much as it is an honor with the sheer volume of incredible television today. Truly the variety and quality of television available today is almost overwhelming at times, so capturing that in a single night of honors is nothing short of impossible.

And it’s expanding still. It’s hard to believe it’s only been four years since Netflix made history, becoming the first streaming service to receive an Emmy nomination. Tonight they’re going toe-to-toe with HBO to dominate the 2017 Emmys. It’s an incredible feat, to say the least.  Read the rest of this entry

…Get Some Fresh Air

Happy Emmy Awards Eve! Tomorrow we give a pat on the back to the past year’s best in television, which means on Monday the new season of fall television officially begins.

We’ve already seen a preview with shows like “American Horror Story” and “Outlander” sneaking in ahead of the start. So you know it’s going to be a good one. With that in mind, I’d like to share some advice for how you should spend your Saturday. Read the rest of this entry

…go against the stream

Happy Emmy Friday, crusaders!

On Wednesday I shared some nominated shows to check out, but today I’m taking a moment for those who have been deprived the honor of just being nominated.

It’s one of the burdens of living in a golden age of television — there are just too many fantastic shows to honor them all.

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