Marion on May 18, 2015

And now the time has come…. It’s time for shout-outs and good-byes. A time for nostalgia and moving forward. Back in the 1960’s and 70’s there were several television series premised around a lone man on the run from something or someone. He’d travel from town to town – usual in the heartland – and […]

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Marion on May 16, 2015

Welcome to Wayward Pines. It’s got a two word title and northwestern exposure like Twin Peaks, people are stuck in a mysterious place like Lost, and it has secret agents like The Prisoner. The only things missing are humor, originality, wit and irony. But it’s produced  by M. Night Shymalen, the Ed Wood of the […]

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Marion on May 15, 2015

(This was posted back in March, but I’m reposting because this week only there’s $0.99  sale at Amazon. And for those of you who prefer to spend your money elsewhere, it’s also available on Kobo, B&N and I-Books.) Big Announcement! No, I didn’t sell my very minor cult classic to Hollywood (yet), but there is news.  We (this is […]

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If Mad Men has taught us anything, it’s taught as that as the man sang, “You can’t always get what you want.” In my previous post, I wrote about my fantasy penultimate/finale storyline. Of course, my hopes were dashed and [SPOILER ALERT] I was as blindsided as anyone by Betty’s diagnosis though god knows someone […]

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Marion on May 10, 2015

Wanted to post this BEFORE the penultimate episode of Mad Men airs on Sunday, May 10th (which of course I’ll be recapping for HNTP). Mad Men is the biggest tease on television. It frustrates us by throwing out hints about where things are going, and then not going there. This constant business of creating expectation and […]

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