Friday News Bites: Space! History! Internetting!

This week’s news stories are quite a bit about reconciling the past with the future. It’s a mixed bag of good and bad, as per usual, but there were a lot of interesting links to catch my eye. Let’s get started.

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Thank God for British TV

Bones is off for another week so let’s talk about some television I have no trouble gushing over. Tally ho, old chaps. Read More Thank God for British TV

This Week (so far) in News: November 27, 2013

This week, Scotland has big news, Pakistan protests drones, Katie Couric gets a new job, and racism is everywhere.  Read More This Week (so far) in News: November 27, 2013

What I Watched Last Night: Sherlock, “The Reichenbach Fall”

Spoiler Alert: If you are not yet caught up on the second series of Sherlock, do not click through. Go watch – you won’t regret it – then come back and theorize with us. (It’s on Netflix Instant! ~ed.)

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These Four New Fall Shows Are Better Than They Should Be

Each fall, I try to catch at least a handful of the new shows. We write about a lot of TV here, and I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been years behind the rest of you on a particular show. I need to at least try to keep up, or I never get any jokes. Read More These Four New Fall Shows Are Better Than They Should Be

50 Pretty Good Father’s Day Gifts For $50 or Less!

Although every family is different, lots of people have trouble thinking of things to get for dads. Most of them don’t accessorize much or make boards of stuff they like on Pinterest. That’s why magazines and other blogs do lists like this, but lots of the suggestions on them strike me as impractical, and many are too expensive.

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What I Watched Last Night: “The Last Enemy,” Episode 1

Sometimes, I decide to write for this section so that I have an official reason to stray from my compulsive viewing habits. I’ve already talked about Doctor Who twice, I’ve finished Luther and Bleak House, and now I’ve started obsessively watching Battlestar Galactica. Since BSG is already recapped around these parts (and done so nicely, I assume, but I haven’t spoiler-ed myself), I decided to peruse my Netflix queue for something new. I settled on The Last Enemy, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, better known from Sherlock.

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