Sarah Palin’s Alaska ** Next stop, Washington?

Love her or loathe her, Sarah Palin knows how to sell her favorite product: herself

Photo: TLC

“How come we can’t ever be satisfied with tranquility and serenity?” asks Sarah Palin in the opening of her new reality show on TLC. Well, Governor Palin, tranquility and serenity never won anyone the presidency of the United States.

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The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards**An oxymoron

The worst show on television honors its best

Another Emmy Awards show has come and gone and, frankly, it didn’t go fast enough. 

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Sports: The Little League World Series

The pinnacle for the real boys of summer

Normally I don’t write about sports; I don’t consider myself knowledgeable enough to write authoritatively. But today, I make an exception for the one sporting event that catches my attention at this time every year: the Little League World Series. Continue reading

The Bachelorette**The man that got away

She lets her desperation and heartbreak show

The Bachelorette

The Bachelorette

Every so often, a television show will come along that is the equivalent of a car wreck on the side of the freeway: awful to look at yet so compelling that I just can’t look away. So it is with The Bachelorette. I have not been a regular viewer of this show but I decided to partake of the current rotation and got stuck with the blubbering mess named Ali Fedotowsky. Continue reading

Update: Steve Carell leaving “The Office”: Another NBC fiasco in the making?

Michael Scott gone from Dunder Mifflin? That’s what she said…

UPDATE: It was confirmed today that Steve Carell would be exiting his multi-nominated role as Michael Scott on The Office upon expiration of his current contract.

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