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Toss Up: Brew Dogs

by T Akery August 29th, 2014 | Toss Up
Brew Dogs is a show about the art of brewing different kinds of beer. The show is based on a pair of Scottish brewers who actually own a brewery. They go about traveling to different towns in America to discover unique brews and create their own special type of brew based on their travels. The show is a mix of historical information, showcasing different breweries as well as different stops along the way. They also feature a top five list of craft beer bars in the area that they are traveling in.

James and Martin are funny travelers even though
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Character Spotlight

Character Spotlight – True Detective’s Rust Cohle

by Elizabeth Gunto August 27th, 2014
That Matthew McConaughey could play a philosophical detective with a sordid past is a huge surprise. Until recently he's more known for being shirtless and than being an real actor. McConaughey's starring role in the 2013 drama Dallas Buyers Club, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, showed that he could pull off films other than romantic comedies. But McConaughey's skill portraying Detective Rust Cohle on HBO's crime series True  Detective is still a revelation. Detective Cohle is an atheist who keeps a cross above his bed for mediation.  His is not a part that seems written for
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TV Highlights

TV Highlights for the Week of 8.25.14

by Jennifer S. Rowe August 25th, 2014
If you have not yet seen the show Whose Line is it Anyway, you should add it to your current watching schedule, DVR, or watch it Monday nights at 8pm on the CW. The show originally ran from 1998 to 2007, and was hosted by Drew Carey, who by the way was hysterical, and also included Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, and Wayne Brady as regular performers, with a 4th seat open for guests. The show revolves around the actors improvising characters and scenes on the spot and the categories
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Top 10 Shows

America’s Got Talent (Wed) 20/20
America’s Got Talent (Tues) Under the Dome
NCIS Big Brother (Sun)
60 Minutes Big Brother (Wed)
The Big Bang Theory Big Brother (Thu)

Add It – HBO’s True Detective

by Elizabeth Gunto August 26th, 2014 | Add It
Add It
The crime scene in the opening of HBO's True Detective could be an art installation. The murderer arranged his victim, a young prostitute, with such precision and care, you can assume that's how he wanted it to be seen. Two detectives, Rustin Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and Marty Hart (Woody Harrelson), investigate the murder in 1995. Seventeen years later, new investigators interview the pair separately when, despite the assumed murderer being convicted, a victim is found styled in the same fashion as the girl years ago.

Police find the victim in a crop field far from any home, which speaks to the feel of
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Delete It – The Night Shift Needs Medical Help

by Ronald A. Rowe August 28th, 2014 | Delete It
Delete It
The Night Shift is an NBC Summer drama about the staff at a San Antonio Emergency Room.   For some reason, the brain trust at NBC thought that what was missing from the airwaves was one more drama about doctors (I can only guess that they couldn’t find another drama about lawyers to fill the time slot).   The show has gone through a long development, meaning it was the best of the bad options the network had available but never quite saw the light of day until this year.  The Night Shift is the third title attached to the series,
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Toss Up: Garfunkel and Oates

by Elizabeth Gunto August 22nd, 2014 | Toss Up
Toss Up
IFC hosts the comedy/music duo Garfunkel and Oates in their new show of the same name, where Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci play situation comedy versions of themselves:  single comedians living in Los Angeles and dealing with its painful comedy scene. While in theory a sitcom, the show struggles to both plot out 30 minutes of airtime and work in the funny songs that made Garfunkel and Oates famous.

This is not to say the show isn't funny. Garfunkel and Oates, named after the less popular halves of two bands, wander around the city in a hip, Mod Cloth-draped daze, dating weirdos
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