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a month of Marvel (with a dash of DC)

This month’s Netflix* viewings were heroic and nostalgic.  I introduced my children to one of my favorite TV shows when I was their age:  “The Incredible Hulk” — the one with Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno. They liked it.  Sure, the special effects are a bit dated (read:  hokey) now, […]

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Not your guru

The best show I’ve seen on Netflix this month was its original documentary (of sorts) about Tony Robbins called “I Am Not Your Guru.” I was enticed to watch it after listening to an interview with him on Tim Ferriss’s podcast (for the 3rd time…all were great) in which he […]

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Learning History via Netflix and Power Washing

When I was young, I was very interested in the American Civil War.  In fact, after reading “The Killer Angels” in school and later seeing its film version, “Gettysburg,” my family took a vacation in which we visited several of the battlefields, including Bull Run, Antietam, and Gettysburg.  So, when […]

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March 2016 has been all about the Legos

March began with the launch of “Lego Bionicle” and “Lego Friends” shows on Netflix.  I don’t always pay attention to my new suggestions for streaming shows to check out, but my children apparently do–by the time some Legos came in the mail from Netflix, they were already familiar with the […]

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Cooked

My bride and I have been excited for weeks about the partnership between Netflix and Michael Pollan to bring “Cooked” to its streaming lineup; it’s a 4-part series based on Mr. Pollan’s most recent book.  We watched the first part, “Fire,” on Friday evening. Here’s the description of the show […]

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What we can take away from “Making a Murderer”

I normally don’t jump on TV show bandwagons.  It was years and years after the start of “Friends” or “Seinfeld” before I watched either with any loyalty.  After they ended, I stopped being loyal to anything on TV other than the Crimson Tide’s football team.  But then I flipped over […]

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