Battlestar Galactica: Both Back and Ending

BSG is coming back this week for its final batch of episodes.

I have mixed feelings about it, if only because I’m really going to miss it terribly when it’s over. I’m glad it’s limited; there’s a specific story to tell and end, and the fourth season has been tight. But I’ll miss looking forward to it every Friday night.

The new episode will apparently run 3.5 minutes long, so set make sure your DVRs are catching that because I suspect you’ll be very unhappy about missing the last few minutes of the new episode.

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So You’re Having a Benefit Event…

Where local restaurants are going to offer food. And someone emails you to ask what restaurants will be there. But the mail bounces after several days because the mailbox is full.

So – the day of the event – you get a call asking what restaurants will be there. And you don’t know. I guess it doesn’t really matter, does it? Or just nobody cares. The caller mentions to you that he tried to email quite a while ago but the mailbox was full. And you say “Oh, yes, it probably is.”.

Maybe it’s just a New Hampshire/Vermont thing. This is, after all, the land where plumbers and electricians rarely answer their phones, return calls, or show up when they say they will. It used to be that they were really busy, but now they just don’t get around to it.

Futurama: “Bender’s Game”

“Futurama” unfortunately never got the love that “The Simpsons” gets, but I’m still grateful for the fact that Fox gave the show another chance in the form of four direct-to-DVD releases (“Futurama – Bender’s Big Score”, “Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs”, “Futurama: Bender’s Game”, and the forth-coming “Into the Wild Green Yonder”).

All I really know about “Bender’s Game” is that it involves D&D, robots and Leela as a centaur. It being “Futurama” was enough to know that I wanted to see it; that’s all icing on the cake.

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