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Arctic Air Soars

January 30, 2012

I like uniquely Canadian television and that is precisely the reason that I have been enjoying Arctic Air. Arctic Air is an ensemble drama that can be seen Tuesdays at 9:00 on CBC. The show is set in Northern Canada and revolves around a small [Keep Reading]

Not Impressed with Digital TV

September 9, 2011

TV signals switched from analog to digital last week. I thought I was prepared. I bought an antenna capable of picking up both analog and digital signals and have been using it all summer long. It turns out that older televisions, even when equipped [Keep Reading]

Doctor Who: The Mixtape

August 28, 2011

I was inspired to make this mixtape by a meme that was floating around on Tumblr. It was a 30 day challenge and Day 17 asked, “What songs would appear in your Doctor Who mixtape?” I found this great blog post from Janine. She came up [Keep Reading]

We All Need Free TV

August 14, 2011

Television has always been free. All you needed was a television and an antenna. The networks could deliver quality programming by allowing corporate sponsors to advertise on their shows. This quickly turned into commercials. Now, it is standard [Keep Reading]

Everwood is Now Complete

July 27, 2011

Everwood is hands-down the best television series I have ever seen. I watched it during it’s original run and was captivated for all four seasons. When I saw that it was available on DVD, I ran out and bought the first season. I then waited, [Keep Reading]

Best Gift I Gave This Year

December 25, 2010

About a month ago, I found the remastered DVD box set of Season 3 of the original series of Star Trek. I found it in a cheap bin and couldn’t believe that it was priced at $19.99. When the show first came out on DVD years ago, I remember [Keep Reading]

Teaching Tip – Using Video in the Classroom

September 28, 2010

There are some amazing videos that you can bring into the classroom to further your students’ knowledge or reinforce what was taught during a unit of study. I limit the amount of video that I use in class, however. I believe that students are [Keep Reading]

Nikita Sequel is Brilliant!

September 26, 2010

Le Femme Nikita has an interesting history. First it was a 1990 French film written and directed by Luc Besson. It was originally titled Nikita but it was released in North America as Le Femme Nikita. I was first introduced to it on video cassette. [Keep Reading]

Boomtown – Awesome TV

June 14, 2010

I can’t believe that this show almost completely slipped by my radar. It is amazing and one of the best shows I’ve seen in a long time. Unfortunately, it got cancelled five years ago. I had never heard of it before. I saw it in the 2 for $10 bin [Keep Reading]

LOST – End of an Era

May 24, 2010

First off, there will be spoilers in this post. If you haven’t seen the finale yet, please click away.  Okay, here goes… I haven’t been there since the start of this series. I only discovered it on DVD last summer. I [Keep Reading]
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