Harper’s Island- a Mini-series Worth Your Time

15 04 2009

If you are looking for a new show to check out, and have a taste for horror movies, give CBS’s “Harper’s Island” a look this Thursday night.

The mini-series follows a wedding party at a sparsely populated island off the coast of Washington. Taking a page out of Agatha Christie’s book, the show will see the majority of its cast killed off one by one, but whom the killer is will remain a mystery deep into the series. The first week of the show offered good storylines, solid character development and more than a little suspense.

The show, which premiered its first episode (there will be 13) this past week to rave reviews airs Thursday night’s at 10 p.m.



The Osbournes: Reloaded

1 04 2009

Ozzy Osbourne and his family have a new show, entitled “The Osbournes:Reloaded.” The premise of the show isn’t much different from their past shows (we’re a crazy family with a famous father…WATCH US!), but it seems that this show takes things a little too far. To fully get what I mean, check out the link above for the details of the first episode.


Gus Johnson=March Madness

5 03 2009

This video is well worth the watch if your into college basketball. Gus Johnson is the voice of the NCAA March Madness to me. This remix of a Fort Minor song done a few years ago is phenomenal.

Just watch the video and tell me you don’t get pumped up when Johnson goes “We’re going to overtimeeee innnnn Lexington…. HAHA!”

What a shocker Sean Penn wins Best Actor

23 02 2009

What a shocker Sean Penn won best actor for portraying Harvey Milk in the movie titled Milk.

Did he really deserve this award? Probably not.

Mickey Rourke’s portrayal of a washed up wrestler was a tremendous acting job, but he basically killed his chances at winning best actor in the Oscars by saying something positive about President Bush when he won best actor in the Golden Globes.

Also, Clint Eastwood’s performance in Gran Torino far surpasses Penn’s role in Milk. It was a poor job by the Academy to not even nominate him for this.

I am in no way saying that Penn didn’t deserve a nomination but it was clear that as soon as he was nominated he would win no question. Penn is a great actor but his views sometimes get in the way of his acting.

There were better movies, and better actors this year. Dark Knight not even being nominated after making over a billion dollars was a joke. I dont know there were just a few questions in this years Academy Awards, but congratulations to Slumdog Millionaire for cleaning up winning multiple awards including best movie.

Mickey Rourke

Mickey Rourke

Lawrence Taylor to head new cast on Dancing With The Stars

19 02 2009

ABC recently released their new lineup for Dancing With the Stars. Former Giants LB, Lawrence Taylor,  joins a long list of football players, past and present who have been on the show. Usually they place in the top, if not win the whole thing.


Former Giants LB Lawrence Taylor on Dancing With the Stars

Former Giants LB Lawrence Taylor on Dancing With the Stars

Other notables on this years season are:

Steve-O from MTV’s Jackass,

Nancy O’Dell

Shawn Johnson

Chuck Wicks

Gilles Marini

Actress Denise Richards

Steve Wozniak

Belinda Carlisle

Comedian David  Alan Grier

Ty Murray

Country Star Jewel

Rapper Lil’ Kim

By: Daniel Murray

Forget Cable, Go Online for TV

16 02 2009

According to this Associated Press story, more people are ditching their cable subscriptions because they can find their favorite TV shows online.

With sites designed specifically for this like Hulu, this could become more common. And already the network TV stations are all offering their shows online, as well as on the tube.

–Michael Kelly

Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory season premiere does not disappoint

9 02 2009

Professional skateboarder, Rob Dyrdek picks up where he left off, bringing the readers into his event packed life at Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory.

The skateboarder became a recognized figure on MTV’s Rob & Big, a show that featured Dyrdek and his body guard, Christopher “Big Black” Boykins living the lives that many people can only dream of, in Los Angeles, California.

Over the course of three seasons, the two shared a huge home with Rob’s cousin nicknamed “Drama,” who is his personal assistant and often the object of some physical abuse.

Dyrdek, also welcomed two new members into his unique family. He bought a pudgy little bulldog that became known as “Meaty” and an out of control miniature horse, known as “Mini.” When not entertaining the two pets, Rob and Big would go on some crazy adventures. They rode the Superman ride swinging over visitors at a local theme park, driving dune buggies, making a music video and of course going skateboarding. They even taught Meaty to skateboard. Eventually the two had to part ways, when Big found out he was a father and moved out to go live with his girlfriend and their baby.

This season, begins when Rob races his Campagna T-Rex motorcycle onto the basketball court of his 25,000 square-foot warehouse, which also includes his own skate park, offices for all of his employees and a home for him, and his pets. It is also learned that he no longer has the miniature horse and welcomes another bulldog puppy, named “Beefy”.

Rob also has a foam pit and buys an inflatable blob that everyone can bounce off and land in the foam pit. He is also opening a restaurant with Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom, who he plays a game of one-on-one with, while on stilts.

For those looking for an entertaining show that lacks the made up drama of Laguna Beach or any other MTV show, then this show is just for you. So, tune in to MTV at 9pm on Sundays.

Posted by Shawn Brown