…echo

This What to Watch Wednesday, I’d like to take a moment for the anthology, which is having a moment of its own right now. Now the modern anthology has taken a variety of forms. Some would, for instance, make a case for everything Ryan Murphy is working on right now, “American Horror Story” and “American Crime…

…be marvelous

When Mrs. Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) discovers that her husband, Joel (Michael Zegen) has cheated on her, she doesn’t mope, she doesn’t cry, she goes straight down to the club where her husband has been failing as a stand-up comic for months, and absolutely kills it…you know as any 1960s  housewife would. From the very start…

…Find Middle Ground

It’s official, Middle-earth is coming to the small screen. Apologies for the lack of exclamation point, but at this point there’s too many unknowns to determine if more flamboyant punctuation is needed. What is known is that Amazon has acquired the television rights for the beloved J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy, “The Lord of the Rings.” I’ll…

…Play The Fool

Happy April Fools’ Day! This holiday beloved by pranksters and those with a sense of humor has come a long way from its humble beginnings of personal practical jokes. Today, everyone is getting in on the jokes, at least when it comes to the corporate world. If you’re not familiar with the April Fools’ corporate…

…tune in

Happy Emmys Sunday! In this golden age of television, we’re all faced with an endless source of incredible programming (and some not-so-incredible…but there’s more good than bad). Yet, several times a year, we’re forced to pick the best (it’s a rough life). So, per tradition, we’re celebrating by sharing our personal picks…as difficult as it…