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Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 01:11 PM by
  Click here for a link to headlines of recent TV news and views posts. TV Q&A with Rob Owen Submit a question to TV Q&A by clicking here. This week's TV Q&A (after the "Read more" jump below) responds to questions about “Haven,” TV cameras in the courtroom and an… Read more...
Published on Friday, 31 October 2014 08:36 AM by
These four songs pretty much speak for themselves. Read more...
Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 06:22 PM by
Last season CBS debuted the sitcom "Mom" (8:30 tonight, KDKA-TV) and it seemed a little smarter and funnier than the average CBS show. And it also had a setting that distinguished itself from much of what's on TV: It's not about people who are well off. Instead, it's about a… Read more...
Published on Thursday, 30 October 2014 12:00 PM by
  The final release of “The Evil Within” completes the roller coaster ride I’ve had with the title. In a twist more shocking than anything the story could’ve provided, the ride ended on a high peak rather than the expected ghastly drop. My expectation couldn’t have been lower for this… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 01:45 PM by
This week's Believe Your Ears PG music podcast reviews The WDON Recordings 1963 by Red Allen, Frank Wakefield and the Kentuckians, 22 live recordings of the much-admired Washington D.C. Based bluegrass band from WDON radio in the D.C. suburb of Wheaton Maryland. Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 09:28 AM by
  Near the end of the pilot for CBS sitcom “The McCarthys” – after Ronny (Tyler Ritter) has been feted with a gay bar-themed party by his smothering mother (Laurie Metcalf) – Ronny observes that his family is “sweet, awkward and at times offensive.” The same can be said of… Read more...
Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 07:59 AM by
  What is a calorie? We know it as a measurement commonly used when discussing food, but what does it represent? Too simplify things; the calorie is a measure of expended energy. When we talk about our diet, calories are assigned from 3 main sources: carbohydrates, fats and protein (our…
Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 05:42 PM by
USA Network has yet to cancel or renew its most recent comedy, "Playing House," so it's not clear why the network thinks distrustful, frustrated viewers will bother to turn up for its newest comedy, "Benched" (10:30 tonight). Former "Happy Endings" star Eliza Coupe headlines "Benched," a funny enough comedy set… Read more...
Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 12:00 PM by
Review note: I’m not going to get into the story, mechanics and gameplay in this review. For that information, consult my original review of “Sleeping Dogs,” which can be found here. The review of the “Definitive Edition” will observe the game as a bigger picture. “Sleeping Dogs” was a sleeper… Read more...
Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 12:00 PM by
Review note: I’m not going to get into the story, mechanics and gameplay in this review. For that information, consult my original review of “Sleeping Dogs,” which can be found here. The review of the “Definitive Edition” will observe the game as a bigger picture. “Sleeping Dogs” was a sleeper… Read more...