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Violence on TV-Too much or is it just me?

It seems today, that all you see is violence in movies, and sex on T.V. -opening of Family Guy I don’t watch as much Network TV as I used to, but the shows I do like tend to be on

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12 Monkeys on Syfy

It’s been a while since I last watched Terry Gilliam’s 12 Monkeys, but I do recall that it was pretty amazing. It had a brilliant cast and a wonderful premise. Everyone was dead and we just didn’t know it yet.

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The Twelfth Doctor Who

When Doctor Who was brought back from the dead many years ago, and the role was handed off to Christopher Eccleston, everyone was thrilled and the show was great. Then Eccleston said to hell with this nonsense after one season

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Forever

Our hero is an immortal who just can’t seem to stay dead. He dies three times in the first episode and once or twice in the second. Since his gift of immortality is a magical one, his body kindly vanishes

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Gotham

The first episode of Fox’s Gotham tells the well worn story of Batman’s origin. A young Bruce Wayne is traumatized by watching his parents murdered in front of him. But Gotham isn’t content with merely telling us about Batman, they

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Fargo Tv Series

                One of the most memorable bits from the movie Fargo was the way everyone talked.  You know, eh?  Like they’re all from the great white north, aye?  They did this pretty well

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Showtime’s Penny Dreadful

If you liked the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, you should like Penny Dreadful. Another show that steals some of the great characters of speculative fiction and tosses them into one big bowl. Penny Dreadful is a good looking show with

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Black Box

Manic Depression is an interesting condition. You live for the high of the Manic phase and can’t stop thinking about suicide during the down of the depression phase. But the high is so damned good you are willing to risk

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Game of Throne Throughts

Spoilers. The first two episodes of season 4 of Game of Thrones have been very interesting. I think in part this might be due to the fact that after three seasons of constant scene shifting, character introduction, and plot lines

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Building Wild

A few years back one of my favorite reality shows was Monster House, where a team of builders turned a normal house into one filled with things you don’t normally find in a residential home. Building Wild reminds me of

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