…Know It’s All Worthwhile

As Area 51 is “raided” and the Emmys approach, I thought I’d take a moment for a genre that’s a little more “out there.” Sci-fi is a genre that often gets overlooked by the Emmy nominating committee. Outside of the “creative” categories, they don’t get much recognition. They’re more than special effects and makeup. They’re…

…talk it out

As hard as it may be to hear (or admit) we’re living in a world where politics is everywhere — our homes, our places of work, our celebrity ballroom dance competitions (that’s on you, ABC), and they are certainly in our late-night comedy shows. (Or as the Emmy voters know them, Outstanding Variety Talk Series.)

…unravel the mystery

Okay, kids, we’re just over a day out from the grand finale of the closest thing we’ll get to a water cooler moment of a show. So let’s all take a collective moment to soak in these final moments before we know how “Game of Thrones” ends (that includes you, people who are four seasons…

…Join the Fight

Next week, one of the greatest series currently on television (or streaming) will end its third season. If you think I’m talking about “Game of Thrones” I’m going to need your nerd card back (they are one of the greatest but they’re on season eight). The show I’m talking about–“The Good Fight”–exists in the slightly…

…Put It All Out There

How we communicate is something that fascinates me. That shouldn’t be a surprise, as a writer (and human), that’s basically my job (and life). In the digital age, communication has become simultaneously straightforward and streamlined and more chaotic and confusing than ever before. I’m sharing this not because I want to have a group anxiety…

…turn over a new leaf

  This first Monday of fall brings with it the promise of a new season, not only on the calendar but on the airwaves too. Yes, folks, it’s new TV season! I know, in the age of Netflix it’s easy to forget the thrill of new fall TV, so let’s take a moment to soak…