Jason Lindquist (jlindquist) wrote,
Jason Lindquist
jlindquist

The new TV season so far

Warren Ellis had a lot of negative things to say about the Sorkin-free "West Wing" premeiere. I think I need to watch it again though before I can decide whether I agree with him. On the bright side, the rumor/spoiler mill says that the Zoey kidnapping will be resolved quickly, I'm not sure whether it's this week or next, but no later than next for sure.

"One Tree Hill" looks like it's the designated successor to "Dawson's Creek" as Warner Brothers' small-town teenage soap opera. I liked DC, but couldn't keep up with it after a while (and got annoyed with the perpetual non-resolvement of the Pacey-Joey-Dawson love triangle. They should've just had the goddamned threesome and been done with it.) This one centers around two basketball players (with a "Law & Order" twist! They're half-brothers!) The hoops angle is enough I think I'll give it a chance, and hopefully Barry Corbin's coach character will develop into something watchable. If not, it'll be a waste of talent.

"E.R." was okay, about as okay as it was last year. Maybe the newness has finally worn off, or maybe the writing has gone that far downhill, but I miss all the original characters that have left. (I ought to start renting the first season DVDs for comparison.) Still, it's nice to see the city.

I haven't watched the two L&O premeires I have on the TiVo yet.

I really can't wait 'till "The Shield" kicks off again...
Subscribe

  • Aurora reference

    For reference, the only two links I could find on Aurora shooter (and Westview '06 grad) James Holmes, prior to his attendance at Westview being…

  • Your friend, FunnyJunk.com

    If you've never heard of funnyjunk.com, it's run by a content thief. It's a haven for incompetence, stupidity, and douchebaggery. Site owner…

  • X-header crap

    It is ridiculous how big this section of my .muttrc has gotten. Every goddamned special snowflake mailer has to have its own collection of…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments