Aug 072014

This introduction to the Outlander series on Starz has been sponsored by Time Warner Cable. All thoughts and words are my own.

It’s time to put your kilts on and party like it’s 1743.  The Outlander series, adapted from the international best-selling books by Diana Gabaldon, is about to hit Starz courtesy of Time Warner Cable.

Outlander Series on Starz

I haven’t had the chance to read the books myself yet, but the premise sounded so good that when I heard the original series was being developed for Starz, I was definitely excited.  And having now had the chance to watch a sneak peek of the first two episodes, I have a really good feeling about the new show. Continue reading »

Apr 162014

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Beamly. The opinions and text are all mine.

I remember when LOST first was airing on TV.  I had so many thoughts and questions!  There was a constant stream of “Oh my gosh, does what she just said somehow tie in to what he just did?” moments, and I couldn’t wait to bounce ideas off my friends about what was going on.

Not all my friends were watching, though.  Crazy, right?  So I did what any connected girl would do in our day and age: I went online!  I searched for forums, boards, and webpages where I could see what others were saying about LOST.

The Show Never Stops on Beamly!

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Sep 252013

I know it sounds like one of those “walked to school, uphill both ways, in the snow” kinds of stories, but compared to today’s television and entertainment options, what I grew up with was like living in the stone age.  We received exactly four – yes, four – stations on our TV.

We didn’t live in the woods; we actually lived right on the main road, had neighbors, and were only about 5 miles from “downtown”.  But for some reason the cable company stopped running cable about five houses away from us.  And that was before the days of satellites that mounted on the corner of your roof, so we were kind of out of luck.

Our four channels included two Canadian broadcast stations, which meant I got to watch a lot of the shows typically shown on the BBC.  I developed a real appreciation of their programming; dry British humor still can cause me to laugh and gasp for air today.  So when there’s nothing good on cable these days, we generally turn to the BBC or other British TV stations for a great new show to watch.

Detective Drama Midsomer Murders

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May 172012

This week Matter of Cents and I chose the theme of “series finales” to share with you all.  There are a number of shows that either recently concluded their seasons, or will be doing so in the next week or so.  Here are a few I wanted to share with you all.



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