Category Archives: television

Buffy update and a question

I’ve gotten a surprising amount of hits and comments on my I don’t like Buffy post, and I feel like it deserves an update. I still don’t like Buffy, but I do appreciate the people debating it reasonably with me … Continue reading

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Quick explanation of DV laws in Texas and Fairy Tale Land

Disclaimer: Domestic violence is a big deal, and I don’t mean to make light of it. But laws, the Constitution, and criminal defense are big deals too. It’s important to write laws well so the right people are charged with … Continue reading

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Just change the fucking name already!

I’m from Baltimore, but for most of my childhood, we had no football team, so people I knew were Redskins fans. Since I wasn’t interested in football, I didn’t pay much attention to it. But for as long as I … Continue reading

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Friday Five: TV dads

This ad by Wells Fargos, I hates it. I like Sydney and the song. I hate the guy at the end. When the banker asks the husband and wife (assumption) what they want help financing, at the same time, the … Continue reading

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Everyone hates Skyler White

(NB: spoilers for all but the most recent episodes from season 5 1/2.) When I first started watching Breaking Bad, a friend of mine asked me how much I hate Skyler. It was taken for granted that I would. Everyone does. … Continue reading

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Random thoughts on the season finale of Once Upon a Time

Ok, so last night I watched the season finale of OUaT with my husband. I have some thoughts and questions. First, I hate Greg and Tamara. Their story line and motivation is stupid. Case in point: what was with Greg … Continue reading

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More thoughts on ABC’s Once Upon a Time

I think I’ve written before about how I got hooked on ABC’s show Once Upon a Time. There is, however, one thing that irritates me about the show. I don’t like how the world is divided between good and bad … Continue reading

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Why do we have trouble recognizing even fictional accounts of rape?

I’ve heard a lot of buzz about the TV show Girls and their was that rape scene? a month ago. I don’t watch the show, so I can’t comment intelligently on it. I am, however, newly obsessed with Once Upon … Continue reading

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A Circle of Jerks: why I hate A Song of Ice and Fire

I read A Game of Thrones almost two years ago when I was high on Vicodin after surgery. I liked it ok. I started reading the second one (whose title I can never remember) after the pain became manageable by over-the-counter drugs, … Continue reading

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Buffy and the SATs

A fair amount of people have found this blog searching for “I hate Buffy” or something similar, but I don’t know who any of them are. I feel like I’m so alone. I’ve come across one other person who hates … Continue reading

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