Archive for the 'Television' Category


Misreading The Room

We’re watching “Mrs. Maisel.” I know, I know, it won all those awards, but it’s on Amazon, not Netflix or HBO, so there’s just not the buzz, and the tone of the show goes from reality to farce and just when you’re about to give up there’s a moment of truth and your heart sighs. […]

Who Shot The Sheriff?

ReMastered: Who Shot the Sheriff This is utterly fantastic. Solters has been bugging me for weeks to watch this, but I’ve been too caught up in my life, and my streaming queue…there’s “Mrs. Maisel” and “Roma” and the Boss on Broadway, but I don’t think any of those can capture the zeitgeist, can focus my […]

Killing Eve

They gave me a free subscription to Hulu so I could watch Beau Willimon’s “The First.” The female lead was miscast and Sean Penn was so macho it was a turn-off. Penn needs to prove that a little guy can have cojones too, and you just have to laugh, he seems to take himself so […]

Supreme

Supreme | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix I heard about it from Mike Caren. And after our conversation I was driving down Fairfax and saw the line in the middle of the afternoon, on a weekday! Is there anybody who doesn’t have a Netflix account, or access to one? Seems that there’s little […]