Foyle’s War

Smartly written and from a completely fresh perspective, I highly recommend the TV series, Foyle’s War. I enjoy watching who-done-its: The Killing, Sherlock, Inspector Lewis, Inspector Morse, the Masterpiece Mystery series, The Closer, Major Crimes, and the Hinterland. While each of the afore-mentioned series is really good, Foyle’s War brings something tangibly better to this genre. Anthony Horowitz1 is brilliant! The period in… Continue reading

TV Theme Songs Sherlock; House of Cards

Last night I was watching the awesome BBC series, Sherlock. The moment I heard the opening title sequence, I was convinced I knew who had written it. The musical style sounded very similar to the style of the music in the opening sequence to House of Cards. The HOC theme is considerably more dissonant/bi-tonal, which I love, but the two… Continue reading

These Things Actually Work!

I grieve that I only speak English and have forgotten what little Spanish I once knew. I delight in these tools that actually work: translation the easy way! You can translate entire web pages or copy and paste selected text into your browser. Very cool. Oh, and Mac users, don’t forget Sherlock will translate for you too! It’s free on… Continue reading