I've noticed Amazon is trying to do a hybrid with their original shows (well, the two they've done so far). After they did that slightly odd pilot thing, they then released 3 or 4 episodes of the ones they picked up... then released the remaining episodes of that season on a weekly basis. Since they offer a full month… » 4/21/14 2:24am Today 2:24am

Her public persona being a deliberate construct hardly means that everyone has to like that construct. In fact, that it is so over the top, annoying and out of touch seems to mean that she's done a piss-poor job at constructing that persona, and it really isn't surprising that many people find it obnoxious. » 4/19/14 9:51pm Saturday 9:51pm

You kind of touched on this with BSG, but... be prepared for the pilot to be pretty good, maybe great, but maybe not entirely an indicator of what the rest of the series to be like. Then, be prepared to power through the first season (or at least the first half of the first season) while they figure out what the show… » 4/19/14 8:35pm Saturday 8:35pm

I think there are certain circumstances that allow for, or even merit, breaking up face to face. otoh, people have been wimping out about break ups for years. Phil Collins famously dumped his wife by fax. I have a friend who came home from work one day and found a one sentence note from her husband with his wedding… » 4/19/14 12:44am Saturday 12:44am

And sure enough, he's saying he made it up. It's interesting, though, that he never articulates a reason for making up such a horrible story. If it was provocative art, what was he trying to provoke? He doesn't say he was trying to open a discussion about rape, just vaguely says that the stuff he talks about is made… » 4/18/14 11:04pm Friday 11:04pm