This week in PoC News, we stand with Baltimore and the many solidarity marches across the nation highlighting the centuries of violence against black people in the U.S.
This year’s TV landscape seems to be littered with bodies. No spoilers, it’s just that shows have killed a lot of people. We have obviously addressed some of these issues already on Persephone. I had a coworker remark that four shows she watched had deaths in one week, in mid-March I believe. Obviously, the grim reaper is becoming busier in TV land. Read More Five TV Deaths that Shocked Me
Let’s face it, work for me this week has been a little cray-cray. Here are five songs that are getting me through and helping me stay sane. Read More 5 Songs Getting Me Through Work This Week
And by “kids” we mean pretty much everyone who was ever a kid. A cloud of doom and menace hung over this episode of Justified like the proverbial Sword of Damocles and the fact that it remained, for the most part, unfulfilled (for now!), made it all the more disturbing.
Any time I muse about Daryl Dixon, the character from AMC’s The Walking Dead, I find myself thinking about Omar Little, the Robin Hood-styled stickup artist from HBO’s masterpiece The Wire. Both characters live and thrive in dangerous times. Both are outsiders who perform things that seem impossible for the average man to achieve. They are badass, breakout characters with the killer lines. Read More When The Kids Had Killed the Man: Is it Time for Daryl Dixon to Die?
The leaves are getting crisp. Giant men are hitting each other for fun. Jam is being made. It is fall, which to me means new TV shows and old TV shows. Well, it means TV in general. One of the best parts of TV shows are their theme songs. I love the intersection of music and visual entertainment. So in honor of fall TV, I bring to you my favorite TV themes of all time. Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Fall TV Edition
Finally, the post you’ve all been waiting for — my personal opinion on the top 10 best opening sequences in television. These are loosely ranked from last to best, because I’m non-committal and I let my emotions get involved near the end: Read More The Top 10 Best TV Opening Sequences
Growing up, our cable package at home included HBO. I used to watch Fraggle Rock and the occasional kid movie, but for the most part I took it for granted those days. Read More Is HBO Worth It?