Monthly Archives: March 2013

Author K.B. Owen on Historical Fiction, Mysteries, Gardening, and the Game of Survivor

Like most of the other writers I adore today, I first met Kathy “K.B.” Owen on social media back in 2011.  We hit it off… talking about writing and pop culture, particularly Survivor. But Kathy and I share something greater … Continue reading

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Why It’s Worth a Watch Wednesday – Continuing with Continuum

We have some changes coming to Why It’s Worth a Watch Wednesday… but for now, those can wait.  Today, Amber West and I are going back to our old ways and we’re covering two different shows—she’s reviewing ITV’s mystery, Broadchurch, … Continue reading

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Why Deception Deserves a Renewal

In January of this year, I reviewed the first episodes of the debut season of NBC’s serial murder mystery, Deception.  And now that the season is over, I feel I owe it to the writers and cast members to blog … Continue reading

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High School Movie Showdown – The Footballers

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I love high school football.  Growing up in West Texas, I lived the real Friday night lights.  Everyone in the community either plays, cheers, or supports the local teams.  It was this … Continue reading

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Why It’s Worth a Watch Wednesday – Is “Golden Boy” Golden?

Television’s winter premiere season is officially here!  We’re currently down to the very last of the new shows premiering this TV season, but Amber West and I still have our work cut out for us—especially since she doesn’t have cable … Continue reading

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A Twisted New ABC Family Murder Mystery

I’ve not kept the fact that I love ABC Family’s teen mysteries a secret.  Heck, I’ve only blogged about Pretty Little Liars at least five times.  The ongoing questions have me hooked: Who killed Alison? Who is leading the “A” … Continue reading

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When Fantasies Become Reality And Vice Versa – Total Recall (2012)

It’s time again for Catie Rhodes and me to break down another cinematic original and its remake.  Sticking with our usual ways, Catie reviews the original and I take on the remake.  This month we tackle the classic dystopian action … Continue reading

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Why It’s Worth a Watch Wednesday – Death and the Russian Mafia—Red Widow

Television’s winter premiere season is officially here!  We’re currently down to the very last of the new shows premiering this TV season, but Amber West and I still have our work cut out for us—especially since she doesn’t have cable … Continue reading

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Dallas Says Goodbye to a Legend in “J.R.’s Masterpiece”

In December, I blogged about how excited I was for the return of TNT’s Dallas.  If the entire first season’s reboot didn’t already leave us excited for more, the season finale sure did!  The twists and turns of this series … Continue reading

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High School Movie Showdown: The Mean Girls

Welcome to the High School Movie Showdown, a new Friday FabOoolousness series here at The Ooo Factor!  At least once a month, we’ll take two popular movies in the teenage genre and pit them against one another.  We’ll feature the … Continue reading

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