Mini Robot to Explore Deep into the Great Pyramid

It sounds like it could almost be a plot for a movie à la James Cameron and his dives to Titanic. A team sets out to unlock the mysteries of the Great Pyramid at Giza by sending a mini robot deeper inside than anyone has ever ventured before. The Pyramid … Continue reading

Ten Year Old Opera Sensation Jackie Evancho

I don’t watch the plethora of TV talent shows that seem to pop up more and more every television season. But I’m very glad someone sent me this clip from one. Jackie Evancho sang Puccini’s “O Mio Babbino Caro” (“Oh My Dear Papa”) on Tuesday’s episode of American’s Got Talent … Continue reading

Dick Wolf Confirms No More Law & Order

Well, it’s official in every way now. Law & Order, the original and best in my opinion, is gone. No chance apparently for even coming back on another network or cable provider, not as a TV-movie, and not as an NBC final episode or two to wrap up the characters. … Continue reading

Law & Order Spoof

UPDATE: The video referenced in this post is unfortunately no longer available and the link to it has been removed. They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. I don’t know how sincere it always is, but I definitely get the flattery part. How complimentary to know someone liked … Continue reading

AMC Approaching NBC Universal about Law & Order

New York Magazine is reporting that AMC, “home to groundbreaking hours Mad Men and Breaking Bad has approached NBC Universal about the possibility of producing new episodes of Dick Wolf’s long-running and recently cancelled drama,” Law & Order. While not out of line in terms of episodic TV production costs, … Continue reading

Jail Versus Nursing Home – Time To Swap?

Sometimes you get an email forward that you just can’t resist sharing. “Jail vs Nursing  Home” has the benefit of being both funny, and also contributing a great social commentary on some rather skewed priorities. I suppose in all fairness, the rights and treatment of these two segments of the … Continue reading

Criminal Minds Cast Update – Bad, Good, and New Bad

It’s a fine line to walk sometimes. How long do you wait to comment on a piece of news that’s still evolving? Wait too long and it’s no longer news. Don’t wait long enough and the information could change. Since I’m here writing on the latest Criminal Minds development, I … Continue reading

Criminal Minds Slashes Female Leads

Does someone not want me to watch television anymore? First Law & Order, the original and best in my opinion, gets cancelled just before it breaks the record of 20 years for longest running prime time drama, and now some pretty disturbing cast changes are being made on another favourite, … Continue reading

DVD Indoor Fun for Cats and Dogs

While I don’t want to turn cats and dogs into fellow couch potatoes, and nothing beats the great outdoors and fresh air, there are times when indoor entertainment has a place. Roaming free is just not a safe option in most places anymore, not to mention leash laws and needed … Continue reading

TV Ad Campaign Deemed Too Suggestive

Ah the invincibility of youth, or at least the perceived invincibility. And the incredulity of decision makers, advertisers and government officials in this case. But that feeling of being invincible, that sense of immortality that can come with youth, was reaffirmed in drinking and driving surveys of “young men [which] … Continue reading