Stories by Peter Hummers

yesterday


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

Alfred, Lord Tennyson called the book of Job “the greatest poem of ancient and modern times.” The [Old Testament book] addresses the vindication of God in the light of the…

Aug 7


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Bob Newhart had two legendary sitcoms—or did he?

What to stream on TV: Bob Newhart (“Professor Proton” on The Big Bang Theory) got his start in comedy by recording long phone calls about absurd scenarios.

Jul 30


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Different paths taken on Snowfall and Wu-Tang: An American Saga

What to stream on TV: Two tales of the crack epidemic, of loss and redemption

Jul 23


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Jul 2


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: More unreliable narrators in Homecoming and Mr. Robot

What to stream on TV: Homecoming, and Mr. Robot, from Homecoming's producer

Jun 25


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: The unreliable narrators of The Family and The Affair

What to stream on TV: Subjective narration in The Family and The Affair.

Jun 18


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: It’s all in the game—The Wire and Friday Night Lights

What to stream on TV: Two of my favorites have more in common than one might think--The Wire and Friday Night Lights

Jun 12


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: Three pirate shows, all rated Aargh!

What to stream on TV: OBX "tourist" Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard, is featured in this week's series, including Neil Cross's Crossbones

Jun 4


WHAT TO WATCH ON TV
Stream On: A Tom Selleck trifecta—from private eye to small-town chief to Police Commissioner

What to stream on TV: Tom Selleck through the ages--Magnum, P.I., Jesse Stone, and Blue Bloods.

May 28