Terry Pratchett “Shaking Hands With Death” – 34th annual Dimbleby Lecture (BBC 1)

Yesterday BBC One broadcast the 34th annual Richard Dimbleby Lecture. I had never watched it before, but it caught my attention this time because Sir Terry Pratchett was to give a lecture called “Shaking Hands With Death”.
Terry Pratchett, as you will now if you have seen my rantings on his novels, is the writer of the bestselling series Discworld

Hustle

Lately I’ve been watching this series called Hustle (wiki-link) It’s a BBC series on London con artists and I find it very entertaining. There are 4 seasons and a fifth will be aired soon, I think. I have only seen a couple of episodes yet. The con artist (and actors): Michael Stone played by Adrian Lester…

My name is Earl – Season One

Last night I was watching the blooper reel and the behind the scenes documentary of My name is Earl (NBC). If you haven’t seen this comedy show, then you have missed out on a lot. (wiki-link) The show stars Jason Lee, who actually only did movies and had some reservations in doing television (he also…

Have you ever seen … Northern Exposure?

This week I watched some of the episodes of Northern Exposure, season 1, with my brother. It’s sooo good, it’s beyond me that so few people know it or even remember it. The series dates back from 1990 and is about a New York doctor, Joel Fleishman (played by Rob Morrow – now in the…