Stories by Peter Hummers

WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: WWII bookends Band of Brothers and The Pacific

What to stream on TV: We few, we happy few, we band of brothers./ For he today that sheds his blood with me/ Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile,/ This day shall gentle his condition.

Oct 22


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Stream On: Some shows defy categorization—Pee-wee’s Playhouse and MST3K

What to stream on TV: Is this what attention deficit disorder looks like?

Oct 15


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Rare birds worth the sighting—Northern Exposure and A Nero Wolfe Mystery

WHAT TO STREAM ON TV Rarae aves Northern Exposure and A Nero Wolfe Mystery.

Oct 8


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Stream On: Graham Greene called them “entertainments”

What to stream on TV: Two entertaining shows in the spirit of MacGyver and Mission ImpossibleBurn Notice and Leverage

Oct 2


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Stream On: The long cons of Sneaky Pete and Shuteye

What to stream on TV: The conmen and women of Sneaky Pete and Shuteye

Sep 24


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Stream On: There’s no business like show business—Orson Welles scared America and Superman committed suicide…or did they?

What to stream on TV: A look at Orson Welles' notorious broadcast of War of the Worlds, and what might have happened to George Reeves

Sep 17


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Stream On: Before 007, there was Drake, John Drake. After, there was Number Six.

What to stream on TV: Patrick McGoohan in Danger Man AKA Secret Agent, and The Prisoner

Sep 11


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Stream On: Television sitcoms about television

What to stream on TV: Meta television shows The Dick Van Dyke Show and 30 Rock

Sep 3


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Stream On: The lighter side of the dark side

What to Stream on TV: Dark fun with The Addams Family and The Munsters!

Aug 27


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Stream On: Frankenstein’s children, or the adder beneath the rose

What to stream on TV: The Frankenstein Chronicles and Penny Dreadful

Aug 20


Aug 13


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Where were you when I laid the foundations of the Earth?

What to stream on TV: the Coen Brothers and Terrence Malick take on the Book of Job

Aug 7