Friday, June 29, 2007

Burn Notice

Last night Jim and I watched Burn Notice on USA Network - it was pretty good. We like a little humor in our bad guy/good guy spies. At the end, Jim turned to me and said, "We'll have to watch that again." Understand that Jim enjoys watching TV as much as I do, but he would just as happy watching History Channel as anything else.

I have found that USA has some of my favorite summer shows (Monk, The 4400, The Dead Zone,) and now we'll be adding Burn Notice.

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

HBO on Vacation

Yes, yes - I've been watching TV. I've even turned it off during the day a few times. I've declared that we won't have TV at some point during the day. I've become a rather unpopular mom - them's the breaks.

While we were on vacation, we had access to HBO. No, it wasn't dirty shows the whole time. We did see Big Love more than once. The show is about a family of polygamists who don't live on a compound but in a regular suburb in Utah (given.) I admit to being a teeny bit fascinated with Mormonism so I couldn't wait to watch this show. I don't think I had seen it before but I'm hoping that I get to see it again. Just the idea that life could be any kind of normal while living a HUGE secret compels me.

Maybe when it's on DVD I can see it again.
In case you're wondering, we won't have HBO. We did have HBO when we first got married (I saw original Sopranos and Sex in the City) but I would hate for my kids to just flip over to alot of what they show.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Who Doesn't Love A Fireman?

I'm almost afraid to write about this one - Rescue Me. It's edgy, urban, very New York, okay, it's bad, yall. I have loved it since it started! Denis Leary writes (or produces?) and plays the lead character, Tommy Gavin. A fireman in NY who wasn't killed on 9/11 but knew most of the firemen who were - including his cousin. He's a tortured soul who struggles with his own alcoholism, his family's alcoholism, and his belief in Jesus. I'll never forget Jesus on the show with him or when Mary Magdalene came by looking for her "husband, common law" (if you didn't think that was a little funny, don't watch.) His family is falling apart around him and his buddies at the station don't help alot. They all have their own problems - a wife with early-onset Alzheimer's, a drunk wife, a player who can't settle down, a gay (or maybe not) fireman, etc.

I'm one step away from deleting this. Recommend it? Yes. Scared you're going to ask for me to come forward for prayer. Yes.

Wednesday at 9:00 on FX

Friday, June 8, 2007

Funny Guy

Sarah mentioned Dirty Jobs - that guy is pretty easy on the eyes and ears. I just love his voice. Check him out......

Thursday, June 7, 2007

Family Viewing

My family has joined the legions of Deadliest Catch fans. This show comes on - I don't know when but it seems like alot. There's even a spin-off, After The Catch. My hubby was watching it a few days ago.
I gotta tell ya - it ain't my favorite. It isn't even my favorite reality show (Project Runway or Top Chef, maybe?) but it has it's moments. I usually watch it wishing I could eat a few of the crabs. That's what they do on Deadliest Catch, fish. Mostly for Alaskan King Crab but also for some smaller crab when King Crab season is over. It seems like a bunch of guys working and doing stupid guy stuff when they aren't working.

This show is on the Discovery network - it has one of their other favorites, Mythbusters. Both my kids (and Jim) love to watch this one. They have lots of science - Kenny loves it!

Saturday, June 2, 2007

Terrorist Captured

I couldn't resist......