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Character Highlight – Jim Gordon

by Ronald A. Rowe October 22nd, 2014 | Character Spotlight
James Gordon is a good cop in a bad situation.  In his short time in Gotham City he has been forced to make several undesirable compromises just to keep his life and his job.  He is forced to work with a corrupt slug of a partner, although Harvey Bullock may be the best alternative out of a bad batch of cops.  He’s the target of an investigation by the Major Crimes Unit, an investigation that is partly the result of some bad accusations and partly stems from a personal vendetta against him on the part of his fiancé’s former
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Character Spotlight

When Bad Is Good: Regina Mills

by Ronald A. Rowe October 15th, 2014
Regina Mills is the mayor of the tiny village of Storybrooke, Maine.  She’s the loving mother of her adopted son, Henry.  And, oh, she’s also the magically-empowered Evil Queen from the fairy tale of Snow White.  Until recently, Regina did not see herself as the villain in the story.  She saw a young Snow White (inadvertently) cause the death of Regina’s beloved boyfriend and every evil deed she did from that day forward was justified as either ambition or revenge.

Regina has had an interesting character arc – arcs? – over the first three seasons of Once Upon a Time
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TV Highlights

TV Highlights for Week of 10/20

by Jennifer S. Rowe October 20th, 2014
It’s that time of the year again baseball fans! The 2014 World Series begins this coming Tuesday, October 10th, on Fox at 7pm, with the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals battling it out for the most coveted trophy in baseball. The first game of the series opens in Kansas City and if you’re a fan of either one of these teams, you are most likely very excited! However, with that being said, there is not much excitement in the rest of the sports world, considering that the Kansas
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Top 10 Shows

Sunday Night NFL Football NCIS: New Orleans
NCIS NFL Sunday Night Pre-Kick
The Walking Dead The OT
The Big Bang Theory Monday Night NFL Football
Thursday Night NFL Football The Voice (Mon)

Add It: Gotham

by Ronald A. Rowe October 21st, 2014 | Add It
Add It
At first blush, Gotham sounded like a bad idea.  It’s Batman but not Batman.  Instead of a hardened crime-fighter with amazing gadgets he’s a sad 11-year old boy who misses his parents.  Remove Batman from Gotham City and you’re left with a pretty dull story about a city.  Or so I thought…

Gotham has proven to be a delightful surprise.  There have been only a handful of episodes so far, but what I’ve seen is extremely promising.  The star of the story is Detective James Gordon, a straight-edge cop newly transferred to the corrupt den of iniquity that is the
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Delete It – Kendra on Top

by T Akery October 16th, 2014 | Delete It
Delete It

Kendra on Top is a show on WE television featuring Kendra Wilkinson. Kendra is married to football player, Hank Baskett. Well, as long as you have a famous husband and you have some connection to somebody in the television realm, it seems to be a guarantee of a reality television show. This season is about the headline tabloids of her husband having an affair and the effect on their marriage as well as their new daughter.

The real problem with this show is that it isn't really about anything other than a semi-famous Mom going through decisions about her life.
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Toss Up – Key & Peele

by Elizabeth Gunto October 17th, 2014 | Toss Up
Toss Up

Key & Peele, a Comedy Central sketch show starring MADtv alums Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key covers some sensitive race and gender issues with goofy intelligence. Both Peele and Key come from biracial families with an African-American dad and a white mother, and their unique racial experiences feed their skits. Both actors show incredible range; they play French revolutionaries, a nerd named Wendell,  a sorority girl named Meegan, Indian doctors, young Black professionals, Barack Obama and Barack Obama's angry-man translator Luther, who says what the president can't. The show's strength comes from its silly approach to some pretty serious
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