| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Drama is not exactly something the networks do well any more -- especially drama that has any kind of cultural resonance.
| Sep 23, 2008
| 4:22 PM
I was noticing that people were still posting comments under my last TV post. That got me thinking about food and TV, and the fact that except for sit-coms where families sit around the dinner table, people don't eat much...
| Jul 23, 2008
The one-line bio on Wikipedia reads as such: "Terry Lee Landrum is a former professional baseball player who played in the major leagues primarily as an outfielder from 1980-1988."
Another line should be added: He never had to buy a drink or dinner in...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 3:55 PM
"Mob City" tells the story of Los Angeles gangsters in 1947, but Chicago's mob history helped Milo Ventimiglia create his character in Frank Darabont's miniseries.
"It's funny. I kind of went back to stories and things that I heard from my father in...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Frank Darabont tries to do for gangsters in "Mob City" what he did for zombies in "The Walking Dead."
The zombies changed television. The gangsters can't. They chatter, carry guns and feel oh so familiar.
Darabont's love for film noir is evident in...