T5F: Shows That Surprised Me

5. Burn Notice - USA, 2007 - 2013 Aziz Ansari once did a stand-up bit about his little cousin Harris who was obsessed with C-level cable fare, shows like Las Vegas and Burn Notice. For a while, Burn Notice was a running joke for what I like to call fancy TV watchers. As in, "do you actually know anyone who watches this... Continue Reading →


YES! Burn Notice Returns Tonight

Sweet, delicious joy! The only kind of joy directly related to cable TV shows. First Leverage and now Burn Notice is back on USA, starting tonight at 10/9c. By the end of winter, I am going to be one kick-ass spy/thief. All I'm sayin'. 

This is More For My Benefit Than Yours

by Judi I always start freaking out this time of year. Season Finales are playing out and I'm forced to wonder if the summer's slim programming means I'm going to have to spend time OUTDOORS. Not happening. Do you know how annoying it is to put on sunscreen? Super annoying. Five Reasons Not To Panic... Continue Reading →

Why I Love My Brother

We just had a serious email conversation about his shock that Gabrielle Anwar from Burn Notice is none other than Sonora from Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken. Lee's take: She must've had plastic surgery on her cheeks and lips. If she says "I never cry" to Michael, it'll be the happiest moment of my life.... Continue Reading →


That was awesome (And by THAT I mean Burn Notice's season finale which was, if you missed it the first time in this paragraph, AWESOME). Ok, so great, all my cable shows are ending for their "season." Since when do the powers that be just deem seasons whenever they want? I'm talking to you, USA... Continue Reading →


Donal Logue is in "Sneakers"? Ben Kingsley is in "Sneakers"? Dharma Finklestein Montgomery's real-life husband is in "Sneakers"? Danny from the "West Wing" and the world's worst brother-in-law from "Field of Dreams"? The First Lady from "Independence Day" who thinks the stripper is a ballet dancer? This one chick who was in, um, EVERYTHING (including... Continue Reading →

Random Notes About This Week

- Lost: Love that Desmond named his kid Charlie. That kid Faraday (Maggie Gyllenhaal's fiance from Secretary, aka the the twitchiest actor EVER) is really starting to get on my nerves. I get it, brainy people are very nervous and stutter a lot but do you see how infuriating it is to watch this for... Continue Reading →

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