TV

08 Dec 2020

‘Wayne’ Is the Righteous Rage We All Need Right Now

It’s no secret that pandemic life has increased our stress and diminished our emotional wellbeing. We’re broke, scared, anxious…and downright angry at times, and it’s hard under current restrictions to find an outlet to release those pent up emotions. Let’s face it, we all want to punch something or someone

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10 Jul 2020

Even More Great Stuff Playing on Netflix in July

Netflix has not run out of good stuff to show in July.  In the second part of this preview, you’ll hear about:  a TV mini-series co-created by actress Cate Blanchett; the return of a very wonky superhero series; a deep dive with Laney College’s football team; an Academy Award-winning drama

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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06 Jul 2020

The Best Stuff on Netflix in July 2020

The sheer number of new offerings this month was just one of the reasons this preview has not come out sooner.  Length problems make it necessary to also break the preview into two parts. In this first part, the picks share the common theme of revisitation.  There are new takes

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12 Nov 2018

Seriously, Stop Putting TVs in Your Restaurants

The trend of playing “SportsCenter” on nearly every public TV in the nation is one of the great scourges of our time.

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04 Jan 2018

10 Vintage Television Shows Set in San Francisco

San Francisco is an old, iron safe filled with gold, glory, disaster, and secrets. SFCentric History is a column, by SF writer V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi, that digs in the vaults of local history and shares the sensational people, places, and things that rocked San Francisco. With such a beautiful and

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09 Mar 2016

Why Daytime TV is Absolutely Incredible

It’s 1:30PM, what are you watching? Assuming you’re free in the middle of the day and you don’t use that time to read or job-hunt or learn a new skill, you are probably not watching daytime TV. According to the ratings, the days of the twenty-something unemployed daytime TV viewer

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08 Jun 2015

10 BEST TV THEME SONGS OF ALL TIME

TV themes don’t matter like they used to. Nobody watches Game of Thrones because they hear the theme song playing from the TV room and realize it’s their favorite time of week again. The future of the TV theme song is unclear, but its past is undeniable Sometimes you want to

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08 Oct 2012

Witness Moving Images Through Astoria’s Museum of the Moving Image

I have been doing my best to explore my new home and decided to expand my horizons and give Astoria a try. I was headed to the Museum of the Moving Image, which is a place any cinephile has to visit. I’ve traveled all over the country and have been

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