Keep Choppin’

Keep Choppin’

If you take out the “location theme” from Bravo’s “Top Chef”, and spice it up with an occasional bleeping out of unguarded, salty language, you have the recipe for Food Network’s reality-based cooking show, “Chopped”. Actually, there are a few more ingredients. Like...
“Suits” Me Fine!

“Suits” Me Fine!

With dozens of legal dramas having aired on television over the decades (anyone remember Raymond Burr as “Perry Mason”?), it’s nearly impossible for any new entry in the genre to break new ground. But USA Network’s hit- series, “Suits”, does have a few twists and...
Switched at Birth

Switched at Birth

Circlephoto / Shutterstock.com  Babies switched at birth has a long literary tradition in American, going back at least to the end of the 19th Century when Mark Twain penned, “Pudd’nhead Wilson” – the story of a mixed-race slave who swaps her infant child with that of...
“Pick up the Pieces”

“Pick up the Pieces”

American Spirit / Shutterstock.com As soon as you watch History’s reality-series “American Pickers” for the first time, you’ll immediately think of the old saying: One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Surely that is a moto program hosts, Mike Wolf and Frank...