Slowly working my way through television shows available through Amazon Prime, I came across Enlightened. The HBO show stars Laura Dern as corporate drone Amy, suddenly demoted to the basement after an emotional breakdown that required a leave of absence. She comes home from a spiritual retreat as a changed woman – though one that still… Continue reading Enlightened?
Summer can be a lot of things. For students, it’s the time to breathe. Maybe it’s going home and spending time with family. Maybe it’s taking off and traveling the world. Maybe it’s working a temporary job to raise some money for the school year. For real people, it’s just like the rest of the… Continue reading Rediscovering old favorites
I often joke that I’m an 80-year-old woman, not the 22-year-old Millennial I really am. A large part of that comes from my tendency to watch old movies or television shows. One of my favorites is The Golden Girls, which I have finally been able to watch again since Mizzou updated their telecom service. You see,… Continue reading Get in the spirit
Summer 2013, you’re kind of killing me with the lack of fresh, scripted television. I can be a picky viewer, sure, but all I’m asking for is something new to watch. Summer used to be about guilty pleasures, watching the terrible soapiness of completely exaggerated plot lines.The closest we get to that these days is… Continue reading Summer entertainment drought