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More Media Tracking

Ever since I started using Last.fm, I’ve been looking for similar services for other forms of media I intake. Goodreads was an excellent find, providing a lot of similar features geared toward books. It’s fun…Continue readingMore Media Tracking

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Silly Joss, Networks are for Talentless Hacks

I finished watching Dollhouse this weekend, further convincing me that somebody like Joss Whedon is perfectly positioned to lead his contemporaries into the wonderful world of 21st century business models, a la Trent Reznor in…Continue readingSilly Joss, Networks are for Talentless Hacks

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Firefly, A Test of Love

Rachel and I were originally planning on going away for our holiday break, but mournfully decided to simply save the money and take a vacation to our apartment. In some strange bifurcation of the cosmos,…Continue readingFirefly, A Test of Love

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Killing in the Name Of

This season I’ve started following the television show House again and I’ve taken advantage of the “bye” week to catch up. I doubt any avid followers of the show have as much lag time between…Continue readingKilling in the Name Of

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Terminator Sacrificed for Dollhouse

As a follow-up to my previous post, Dollhouse’s companion show, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, has been canceled instead. According mouthpiece Kevin Reilly,  “It was not an either or [with Dollhouse]…ultimately, we made the bet…Continue readingTerminator Sacrificed for Dollhouse

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Why Cancelling Dollhouse Might Not Have Been Such a Bad Thing

Don’t get me wrong, I’m almost as happy Dollhouse got picked up for another season as are the acolytes of Joss Whedonism. It had some real downers (I’m not sure I could really accept the…Continue readingWhy Cancelling Dollhouse Might Not Have Been Such a Bad Thing

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Oh, Heroes, What Have You Become?

I just finished watching the season finale of Heroes, and it seems like they’ve managed to botch things up once again. They continue to rely on the standby plot devices of “kill a main character”…Continue readingOh, Heroes, What Have You Become?

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A Disruption in the Continuity

Just finished watching the latest episode of Heroes, “A Clear and Present Danger.” This begins “Volume 4” and the second half of Season 3, as well as the attempt by the Heroes team to salvage…Continue readingA Disruption in the Continuity