Monthly Archives: May 2011

Tele-Tuesday: New to Summer 2011 Too

In tandem with last week’s edition of Tele-Tuesday, here are a few more new television series braving the broadcasting waves this summer.  MTV: Teen Wolf We all remember the hit 1985 movie starring Michael J. Fox…MTV transforms the teenage werewolf … Continue reading

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Friday FabOoolousness – MarvelOoous Mashups & Awards

One of my twitter pals awarded me with my first blogging award this month – The Stylish Blogger. Ashley, THANK YOU! Being new to the blogging world, this award means the world to me!  From now on, every time anyone … Continue reading

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Tele-Tuesday #8 – New to Summer 2011

Every summer, the major networks pick up at least one new show hoping to break it big with huge ratings success.  With June just a hop-skip-and-a-jump away, here are a few of the programs that might fit your television tastes.  … Continue reading

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Friday FabOoolousness – Robert B. Parker’s Jesse Stone

Remember the television series, Spenser: for Hire, starring Robert Urich as the crime fighting private detective who loved to cook alongside Julia Child? And his best friend, Hawk, played by Avery Brooks?  I can still hear Hawk’s voice as he … Continue reading

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Tele-Tuesday #7 – Spring Cleaning

  May sweeps used to indicate that the television industry saved the best for last.  The networks broadcast non-stop, action packed, cliff-hanging story lines every night of the week hoping to pull in the largest ratings of the year before … Continue reading

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Friday FaBOOolousness – The “Boo” Factor – Friday the 13th

Who’s the killer in the original Friday the 13th? Answering this very question incorrectly cost Drew Barrymore’s character her life in Scream. It all started in 1980, when innocent camp counselors worked to open an old camp site; a camp … Continue reading

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Tele-Tuesday #6 – Only on Cable…and Netflix!

  Over the years, HBO has reigned supreme with some of the best series and mini-series available on television.  Who hasn’t watched, or at least heard buzz about, Oz (1997-2003), Sex and the City (1998-2004, plus two motion pictures in … Continue reading

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Friday FaBOOolousness – The “Boo” Factor #2

The endearment “Sweet Dreams” changed drastically in 1984 when audiences met Freddy Krueger for the first time.   Happy and carefree high school students in Springwood, Ohio transformed overnight into terrified teenagers afraid to fall asleep.  It all started when … Continue reading

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Tele-Tuesday #5 – Summer Fun Part Two

Ready for more summer fun? Tune to the USA Network! White Collar – Meet Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer, from Chuck and Tru Calling), a suave and sexy professional con-artist captured by FBI agent, Peter Burke (Tim DeKay).  Season 1 opens with Peter releasing Neal … Continue reading

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