Category: tv

You are speaking with Svlad, commonly known as “Dirk” Cjelli, currently trading under the name of Gently for reasons which it would be otiose, at this moment, to rehearse. I bid you good evening. If you wish to know more…

I’m in the process of ripping some boxsets of DVDs to Plex, and I thought I should probably document the process. The most obvious thing I’m not using here is Handbrake, which works really well for some people, but I…

Quiet work week, so we’ll skip that. Decided that I’d had enough of print statements, and moved both Lifestream and Lampstand over to use Python logging instead for everything outputty. Lampstand also needs a pass to separate output into levels,…

The first television series I actually cared about was The West Wing. I enjoyed it enough to watch all of Sports Night, and one day I will wade though the dirty-laundry of Studio 60 for long enough to watch the…

The Daily Show is a program I like a lot. 10 O’Clock Live is trying, somewhat self consciously, to be a British Daily Show, and both passes and fails. The Daily Show format, for those who haven’t seen it, is…

I missed this the first time around. Did you know that when the West Wing writers were looking for a candidate to base Matt Santos on, they went for a young politician – not even a senator yet? For what…

SAN DIEGO—On day two of the 2008 San Diego SorCon, the biggest Aaron Sorkin convention in the world, screenwriter and producer Aaron Sorkin revealed plans for his next project, an animated continuation of his most popular franchise, The West Wing.…

Things that have amused me today: Follow the profile. It appears that Disney/Muppet Studios are publishing a series of new muppet sketches via YouTube. Trials for a new Muppets series? I’d hope that Disney are able to let them make…

This Skittles advert is downright creepy (Via Helljack)

“Jon Pertwee” An actor who – at the time he was cast in Doctor Who – was chiefly known for his comic characterisations with wide popular appeal. A masterstroke of casting which reinvigorated the show. “Catherine Tate” An actress who…