I make it a tradition to watch each new television season with they wide eyed expectations of a child at Christmas. I hope for something that will amuse me. Something that is different from all the other shows I have watched before. I like something smart, and a little bit cute. I like quirky but that can be a really fine line to walk. Sheldon on Big Bang Theory was fun for years and years. Loved him. Now I just can't watch.
-Debar Messing is very beautiful, especially in the kind of television faux cop show soft lighting that made Castle so famous. Even all frazzled she still dazzles which is why this is the exact type of fake television characters that I have spent my whole life trying not to love. I am burned each and every time but still I go back. Okay Debra Messing. This is your shot to impress me.
-She is quirky, doesn't get along well with others, is overwhelmed sometimes as Mom and cop who has a quick and quirky solution to every quirky problem that law enforcement would encounter these days.
-She can shoot off a perps ear and not be disciplined in the slightest by her superiors. There is no hashtag on the Twitter calling for protests.
-She doesn't get along with the only other female at her work. It's distasteful to see you bicker so, ladies. You share a bathroom - WORK IT OUT or go back to handing out parking tickets.
-Did I mention how Laura's hair shines in the noonday sun - as she sits at her desk and smells some kind of leftovers she had wrapped in tinfoil and left on her oh so messy desk (her car is messy too. SUV after a family holiday messy) for God knows how long. She smells it. Makes a face. Then eats the food after shrugging her shoulders. How do they come up with these personality quirks? It's like she's a real person and not some hacks version of what a person life is actually like.
-Did I mention she has children but she still drives recklessly and shoots her gun off a lot. Some of that return fire has to hit her sometime, right? Just one stray bullet is all I am asking to put this show out of it's and my misery.
-Oh and one more thing. I am only THREE MINUTES AND TWENTY FOUR SECONDS into the first episode!! GAH!
-Dad is the softest of soft touches. He is such a marshmallow compared to her. Of course he is dating someone else. They are only a week into their divorce. He is also a cop. Charming. He get's to divorce her but still kiss her full on the lips.
-Then she sings Pat Benatar's The Warrior on her way to a crime scene. OMG. This is NOT happening.
- Enrico Colantoni wears a fedora and is another male marshmallow in Laura's life.
- Oh look, quirky suspects to a quirky homicide.
- She takes the cake and wine that is offered to her by the house full of SUPSECTS.
- Her boys get expelled because they urinate on each other and took a crap on their Principal's chair. That is not just bad parenting. That is a cry for help.
- Quirky gay man shows up with research and quirky voices to fill us all in on the suspects. OMG. This is actually happening in front of me. I never saw an actual train wreck before.
- She goes undercover at a spa just so they could get Debra into a bathing suit. Good for you and your soft mood lighting again. Of course that means in the middle of her undercover operation she can enjoy a hot tub.
- A solution to the murder comes so far out of left field as to be outside of the stadium and down the street.
Someone shot me dead for wasting 42 minutes of my life on this turkey.
It won’t be much of a stretch for Plaza, who is best known as playing the
monotone curmudgeon April Ludgate on Parks and Recreation. Grumpy Cat could very
well be April’s spirit animal. In Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, premiering November 29 at 8/7c on
Lifetime, Grumpy Cat stars as a pet store feline who’s never chosen for adoption
— which leads to her sour outlook on life. Along comes a 12-year-old girl, who
can actually hear Grumpy Cat talk. The two eventually go on adventures together
and, yes, discover the true meaning of Christmas.
Alex Toth is on par with the greatest creative geniuses of the last century. No one designed better characters for television animation than Toth. His is the Jack Kirby of American animation. Birdman and the Galaxy Trio was my favorite of those great Hanna-Barbera action cartoons. Everything is so bright and colorful and interesting to look at, even decades after they were first produced.
I forever stand vigilant to protect this planet from the myriad of forces that are always against us. Be it the octopus, zombies, aliens or the robots my team of human agents, and our feline allies, circle the globe in a never ending struggle for human freedom.
I learn all I can on every subject that interests me. I especially enjoy ancient history because in the past there are valuable lessons to be found. Also, if I ever get my time machine to work properly, it would be good to know a bit about possible destinations and what to expect when I get there.
I greatly appreciate beautiful design. Be it manufactured or found naturally I am fascinated by the process of invention. I am attracted to the unique, the strange, the haunted. I like to share what I find on this blog.
And not let us forget the 'Cephalopod Menace' who, if allowed to, would wrap their tentacles around all that is good and pure in this life and crush it until it remained no more. They are creatures of pure spite. Hate is all they know. Death is all they do. They are our most ruthless and determined enemy.
So we fight. Selena has the celebrity contacts, the cat is ruthless and without pity, Roosevelt's ghost has the experience and I do the wetwork.
Fighting for the future of the planet doesn't have to be a chore, however. We can take the time to appreciate all that is cool in this world even as we cut the octopus into bite sized chunks.
This is the reason there has always been and must forever be, a Cave of Cool. Be sure to wipe your feet before you enter.