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Slavery By Another Name

“[In the Spring of 1921, John S.] Williams [became] the first Southern white man since 1877 to be indicted for the first degree murder of an African American; it would not happen again until 1966.” — Slavery By Another Name (PBS 2012).   PBS: Slavery by Another Name “resets” our national clock with a singular […]

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R.I.P. Anne Heche

Anne Heche, perhaps best known for her role as Robin Monroe in Six Days, Seven Nights, but also known for her roles in Donnie Brasco, Wag the Dog, I Know What You Did Last Summer, and Psycho as well as TV roles in Another World, and Hung, to name but a few of her credits, […]

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The Funniest Fucking Podcast

I like podcasts, and have liked them for a long time. I’ve listened to SModcast since episode 3. I’ve listened to WTF with Marc Maron since episode twenty-something. And, of course, I’ve listened to and/or watched This Week in Tech and MacBreak Weekly forever. My point is, I’m a big podcast fan, and I’ve been […]

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Fax Machines

The only thing fax machines should be used for nowadays is for ending the sentence, ‘Hey, remember fax machines?’ and that is it!” — John Oliver, Last Week Tonight S9E19, 7 August 2022.

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R.I.P. Nichelle Nichols

Mike Barnes reporting for The Hollywood Reporter: Nichelle Nichols, Lieutenant Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 89 — The actress earned the admiration of Martin Luther King Jr. by playing a Black authority figure, rare on 1960s television.

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Wait a minute

Tom: “…cracker-ass, fruity-booty, wack as hell, weak sauce, fuckhead, fuckface, fucknuts, shit nuts, shit fuck, fuck fuck–” Gene: “Wait a minute, somebody called me a ‘fuck fuck’?” Tom: “Yeah. Rob Reiner, 1994. Was the ‘Ghosts of Mississippi’ audition. I specifically said I don’t want feedback.” — Fred Melamed as Tom Possoro and Henry Winkler as […]

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What the hell is wrong with Florida?

What the hell is wrong with Florida? — Jason Jones as Nate Parker, The Detour S1E10, “The Beach” (2016).

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And that’s all cowboying is

And that’s all cowboying is, all right? It’s you and a horse doing a job, trying like hell to not let the other down. — Taylor Sheridan as Travis, Yellowstone S4E4, “Winning or Learning” (2021).

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Censoring an artist

Censoring an artist is the ultimate obscenity. — Bobcat Goldthwait, The History of Comedy, S1E8 “Politics Aside” (2017).

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Just like Richie Rich and Donald Trump – they’re just TV characters

Earl: The Beverly Hillbillies? Randy: They’re super rich. Earl: They’re pretend Randy! Just like Richie Rich and Donald Trump — they’re just TV characters. — My Name is Earl, S2E2 “Jump for Joy” (2006). Spot on. They are all just TV characters…

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