The Great Place

In 2016 I reviewed the premiering TV series, The Good Place. I have a weakness for oddball shows that don’t always do well (one of my favorite Best Canceled Series will always be Wonderfalls). So I worried that The Good Place would prove too outside-the-box for many viewers to appreciate and stick with. I also … More The Great Place

In A Good Place

Which of these two doesn’t look comfortable? Jean Paul Sartre once wrote “Hell is other people.” He also wrote “Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.” Neither statement has much obviously to do with The Good Place, a great new TV comedy. WARNING: EVERYTHING FROM HERE DOWN IS PRETTY MUCH ALL SPOILERS Eleanor Shellstrop … More In A Good Place

Smart TV (I was going to say brains on TV.)

Question: What is the difference between a monster and a person with an unusual dietary requirement? Answer: Timing. Disclaimer: I don’t like zombies. Really. They’ve been done to death. And yes, this may just be that kind of “punish”ing review. Because I like this show. So far a lot, although only two episodes in it’s … More Smart TV (I was going to say brains on TV.)

News, Stuff, Things.

The Harlequin, in one of her many costumes. So… A lot has happened since Thanksgiving–nothing above-the-fold newsworthy, but progress on several fronts. The above piece is the last of the Sentinels’ character pics and now the artist is beginning work on the gamebook’s cover. And that’s just the most visible sign of progress. The playtest … More News, Stuff, Things.