Tag Archives: TV

Big Star = Big Head = Big Hair

TV shows with a historical setting were big in the 1960s and 70s. The only thing bigger than the shows was their stars’ hair. Producers put some effort into making sets and costumes historically accurate, but often fell flat with … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name? A Case For Hoarders

It seems to me that people consider hoarding a BAD thing, ever since that TV show, Hoarders, started running on A&E.  I don’t see it that way.  Hoarding can be a fun and rewarding hobby.  The problem is that the … Continue reading

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Designed To Sell This House Virgins International…Pick Me!

Hello, my name is Peg, and I am an addict.  I’m a junkie.  If I go a day without a fix, I start to get shaky. I’ve got a monkey on my back, and HGTV is the organ grinder. I … Continue reading

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Where is the Life of the Future that Hollywood Promised? An Open Letter To The Scientific Community

Dear Mr. Science Geeks, I’ve got a bone to pick with you. It has been 50 years and more since TV shows and movies foretold a future filled with life-altering, laborsaving devices.  But none of them have materialized.  What have you … Continue reading

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And The Emmy of Secret Shamefulness Goes To…

Some of my TV viewing habits are a secret source of shame to me.  One show is so horrible I can’t even share it in the sanctity of the confessional.  But I know I can tell you. I am hooked on “Toddlers … Continue reading

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How Bad Teeth & Judge Judy Will Make Me Rich Beyond My Wildest Dreams

I went home sick after lunch yesterday.  Don’t ask.  Suffice it to say, I do NOT recommend the Squid and Limburger Footlong special at Subway. As I lay listlessly on the couch, fortified with crackers, stale 7-Up and the remote, I checked … Continue reading

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Take Aim At Annoying Television And Score Big!

We’ve got pop-up blockers for computers, why not for TV?  The other night  I was trying to watch a Bergman film on MTV’s weekly Great Films series.   Suddenly, Scutchie popped up from the bottom of the screen to announce that MTV’s groundbreaking program; … Continue reading

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Victoria Is Got A Secret

Victoria’s Secret, that purveyor of fine lingerie, has just launched a new commercial for spring.   The title is “Incredible”.   And so it is.  A parade of Lolitas struts toward the camera, their nubile bodies clad in tiny, brightly colored panties and … Continue reading

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