Tag Archives: HBO

The Craft of Learning An Art

I’ve been working on writing my first television pilot script recently. As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been busy doing all sorts of writing, but the pilot is the thing I’ve been focusing on a lot. I also … Continue reading

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In the Criminal Justice System…

Found guilty — at least in the press — of a crime they didn’t commit. Vilified in the media and public. Falsely accused. It makes for gripping drama. It also makes for tragic reality. I could just as easily be … Continue reading

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The Latest In Geekdom

I’ve been busy moving and not having consistent internet for the past few weeks, hence the delay in posting. There’s a lot of pop culture and geek news to catch up on since I’ve been away. Emmys The 68th Annual … Continue reading

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When School Meets Football

Apologies for the long delay. I’ve been packing and moving. It’s a huge task in the best of times and I was leaving one country for another, making it even harder. Suffice it to say I had little time for … Continue reading

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American Spies

I considered writing a review of the first episode new season of Game of Thrones for this week’s post. Or course I watched it and am eagerly awaiting the rest of the episodes. It’s interesting finally being in the dark … Continue reading

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The Wire: The Best Documentary Show In Drama

I’m years late to the party, but I just finished watching HBO’s The Wire. I’ve never seen a show like it, and it was fantastic. For those who haven’t seen it, it’s a police drama about trying to catch drug … Continue reading

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Last Week, A QB Threw A Touchdown On A Wire In Panama

This week, I’m going to use my academic background to tie together disparate elements of society into one idea. As a PhD student I had to combine multiple, often contradictory, sources to form one coherent thesis. I’m harnessing this training … Continue reading

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To boldly go where no HBO Girl has gone before…

I’ve been thinking a lot about feminism recently.  Everything from this Joss Whedon speech from 2006 where he keeps having to answer questions about ‘strong women characters’ to Hadley Freeman’s recent article about why feminism doesn’t need a makeover to … Continue reading

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