Category Archives: television

outlander season 3

Banjo Man and I are binging this season of Outlander.  We couldn’t wait for the dvd to go on sale, so we took advantage of a free introductory week of STARZ on Amazon.  Now the challenge is to watch the … Continue reading

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tin star

There is nothing Banjo Man loves more than a “revenge” movie.  The bloodier the better. After watching the first episode of this Amazon mini-series, Banjo Man can’t wait to see what happens next.  The story?  Well, a British cop takes … Continue reading

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late to the party

Boy, are we loving this show! We’ve never had HBO, where “Treme” debuted, but this mini series (all four seasons) is on Amazon, free with Prime. And we can’t stop watching this show about New Orleans trying to recover after … Continue reading

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anne with an “e”

I watched all seven episodes of season 1 on Netflix this week.  What a wonderful production!  I cannot recommend it enough.   I don’t know how long we’ll have to wait for season 2, but I hope it won’t be a year.   … Continue reading

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fortitude

Amazon has a new series. Set in a fictional Arctic island settlement, “Fortitude” is a sci-fi thriller with an interesting set of characters, a defrosting mammoth that may or may not contain deadly toxins that turn nice people into murders … Continue reading

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bordertown

“Is there a show we can watch?” I’ve heard this particular question from Banjo Man for months now.  Life is easier, I’ve learned, when we are starting or in the middle of watching a new series on dvd or Netflix … Continue reading

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centuries of television

Sunday night was an epic night on the Giant Couch. First up?  The 1600’s, with King Louis XIV, in “Versailles”.  If you are watching that series, check out this website, http://partylike1660.com/, which gives all sorts of historical information about the … Continue reading

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wild in france

We discovered a new miniseries last night. We had no expectations.  We were both tired, but at 6:15 it was too early to go to bed.  We had a few hours to kill before collapsing (Banjo Man had had a … Continue reading

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outlander, season 2

It has been a good week on the Giant Couch.  Son #1 and Amber (our dear daughter-law) gave us season 2 of Outlander on dvd for Christmas. We’d been saving it for a time when we could immerse ourselves in … Continue reading

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worst football party ever

It wasn’t the worst party because of the game, though it was dismal.  Nebraska, with injured players and obviously out of its depth, couldn’t beat Tennessee. It wasn’t the food.  I’d made a vat of chili in my new 14 … Continue reading

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