Cancelled TV Show Calvacade (Forever, Selfie, Shark)

Regular network, commercial TV doesn’t get a lot of love from me anymore. It’s not that I’m not interested in some of the shows, and it’s not even that I don’t ever watch anything. Instead, it’s just that I don’t have time to watch them in the old-fashioned “normal” way. I guess this is like many people nowadays.

For me, the issue is just one of scheduling. First of all, I’m not living in America, where the TV schedule was a bit easier to get a handle on than it is in Australia. Secondly, I don’t get to watch that much TV in Australia in my normal life just straight off the TV.   So a lot of my TV viewing comes in watching stuff online on the Australian TV network’s websites, or buying something off iTunes, or even catching things while I’m flying (thank you, extensive in-flight entertainment systems!)

So lately, in various ways I’ve caught a few episodes of a few shows, all of which are already cancelled. This is both a blessing a curse, I guess. On one hand, it’s always a little sad when a show you like is cancelled. On the other hand, there’s something sort of encouraging when you know that a show you are just spending on time on isn’t going to go on forever. And of course, sometimes it’s a blessing thing because the show itself isn’t all that good. Continue reading Cancelled TV Show Calvacade (Forever, Selfie, Shark)

I’m Gonna Use That In A Story Someday (#5)

A while ago I was thinking about the names of certain animals (as you do), particularly those who have “compound-animal” names.  You know, like “bullfrog” or “tiger shark”.  I got to thinking about what sort of animal would you have if you were to reverse those compound names.  You could get wind up some interesting fauna, the sort of thing you might find on the Island of Dr. Moreau or in a John Carter-esque fantasy story.  Continue reading I’m Gonna Use That In A Story Someday (#5)