Non-Geek TV From The Geek Perspective: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

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There’s a lot of TV out there, and some tries to entertain and inform at the same time.

This week we’re looking at HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

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Trailer Time: Game Of Thrones Season 6

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So, since last spring, every Game of Thrones fan has been wondering if that one guy…you know the one, the one with the beard…was dead or not.

Well, we still don’t know, but there’s a trailer now which will still not tell you.  See it after the cut.  It’s a red band, so there might be some stuff you don’t want your kids to see.

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From Iron Throne To Iron Fist

And now, playing a master of the martial arts from a mysterious hidden Asian land...
And now, playing a master of the martial arts from a mysterious hidden Asian land…

Well, Marvel and Netflix found their Iron Fist.  They just tapped some guy from Game of Thrones.

What?  You don’t know him offhand from the photo above?  Don’t feel bad.  I love me some Game of Thrones and I had to look the guy up when I saw his name.  See after the cut for more.

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Non-Geek TV From The Geek Perspective: Curb Your Enthusiasm

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There’s a lot of TV out there, and some of it is like a really, really adult version of other network shows, sometimes from the same people.

Yup, let’s talk Curb Your Enthusiasm.

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Non-Geek TV From The Geek Perspective: The Jinx

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There’s a lot of TV out there, and some of it discusses how messed up the American criminal justice system is and how unfair it may be depending on the economic class of the accused.

No, I’m not talking about Netflix’s Making a Murderer.  I mean the HBO documentary mini-series The Jinx:  The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst about rich guy murder suspect Robert Durst.

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Teaser Time: Game Of Thrones

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Fans have been wondering about whether that, you know, one guy really died in the last minute or so of the last episode of last season’s Game of Thrones.  I mean, there’s been speculation about this and that, denials and online snoopings, and Ryan walking around the Gabbing Geek offices telling us all we know nothing.

Say, is “snoopings” a real word?

Did this character live?  Beats the hell out of me.  But he’s featured rather prominently in the teaser HBO released.  See it after the cut.

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Non-Geek TV From The Geek Perspective: Six Feet Under

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There’s a lot of TV out there, and my wife binge-watches stuff, many times that she’s seen before, but if she likes it, who cares?

This week, I’m covering Six Feet Under.

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Non-Geek TV From The Geek Perspective: True Detective (Season One)

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There’s a lot of TV out there, and sometimes a really promising series has a fantastic first year only to drive folks away afterwards with a less interesting follow-up.

Jimmy Impossible already covered season two while I was away on vacation, so here’s a special Non-Geek TV review of the first season–and only the first season–of True Detective.

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Game of Thrones Spinoffs ?

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Game of Thrones is the hottest HBO show in the network’s history.  There’s more money to be made, so what if they made some feature film or tv series spinoffs?  How about these gems?

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Non-Geek TV From The Geek Perspective: The Knick

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There’s a lot of TV out there, and more premium channels want to jump onto the “acclaimed original programming” bandwagon.

Which means we’re covering the Cinnemax show The Knick this week.

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