Tag Archives: humour

Not Quite Back to Normal Yet

MURDOCH MYSTERIES Season 11, Episode 2 (Merlot Mysteries) This episode gets us back into the usual swing of things for a police procedural show. On the face of it, Merlot Mysteries is a typical detective case-story involving poisoning and figuring … Continue reading

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Second Time is The Charm – Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

The first time that I saw Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, I was bored with it. I knew that it was supposed to be a comedy, but I found very little humour in it. It was not entertaining – it was like … Continue reading

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Historical Fantasy – Shakespeare’s Macbeth

While I studied Shakespeare’s Macbeth in school, I hadn’t yet until recently seen the play performed. It is apparently Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy, which is perhaps why it has been popular for the past few centuries. Unlike some of his plays, … Continue reading

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Coffee With Jesus

If only prayer could be more of a dialogue… The popular comic strip Coffee With Jesus by David Wilkie is just that: recurring characters having conversations with Jesus over coffee, ostensibly in a normal café. Occasionally, the Devil shows up … Continue reading

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Covering Tension With Humour

CASTLE Season 8, Episodes 5 & 6 (The Nose)(Cool Boys) From these two episodes, it is fairly clear that without Beckett by his side, Castle is growing more and more unhinged. Both The Nose and Cool Boys have outlandish if … Continue reading

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Week III – Getting Back To Normal – SEASON PREMIERE WEEK (#3)

REPUBLIC OF DOYLE – Season Premiere Season 6, Episode 1 (Dirty Deeds) Like the last book of a series, the last season of a television show is a chance to up the storytelling level.  There is no chance of cancellation, … Continue reading

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Week Z++ – Turning Back Time

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 3, Episode 18 (Bleeding Through) The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree – and in a non-traditional turn of events, it is the mothers who pass on poisonous personalities to their daughters. Viewers and … Continue reading

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