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3 10, 2010

Nerd Lunch SyFy Pitch Challenge #7: The Nerdist

By |2017-03-17T01:10:52-04:00October 3rd, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |1 Comment

This is cheating because it's not scripted television, but this isn't exactly reality television either and I think it has potential. I don't know how real the rumor was, but several years ago, I recall reading that Bruce Campbell had been approached about the [then] Sci-Fi Network to host a late night talk show. This [...]

26 01, 2010

Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night

By |2017-03-17T01:00:48-04:00January 26th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , |7 Comments

Jeeg and I both have expressed our fondness for Conan O'Brien and on Twitter and The Facebook, I've been dropping hints at my disdain for the recent events brought on by NBC. It's hard to find something new to say about this that hasn't been said. Even as I try to compose this post, I [...]

26 06, 2009

A mystery of a trilogy

By |2017-03-17T02:55:14-04:00June 26th, 2009|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |10 Comments

We’ve discussed the concept of the death trilogy here before, but the events of the last several days left CT and me puzzling over this one. Ed McMahon (1923-2009) Farrah Fawcett (1947-2009) Michael Jackson (1958-2009) What’s the thread tying these three together? Any ideas, fellow lunchers?

7 03, 2009

Late Night

By |2017-03-17T01:02:34-04:00March 7th, 2009|Categories: Article|Tags: , |1 Comment

Even though I haven't been able to enjoy late night talk shows as much in recent years, I still have a fondness for the genre. Entertaining an audience on a nightly basis for years is a huge challenge and not something that just anyone can do. Although network execs seem to think anyone can do [...]