I agree completely about Rizzoli and Isles.
I read the lead on _The Glades_ as a play on the Columbo/Robert Goren
type ....seemingly lackadaisical and goofy, but calculating and
analytical. I like that character type, so I will watch a few more
On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 7:12 AM, Frederick Zackel <email@example.com> wrote:
> The Glades was bizzarely written and goofily edited, with fits and stops and
> starts .... and I don't know why since that first episode was ONLY 53
> minutes long -- with commercials. The show's story line was bad, too, filled
> with failed juxtapositions and inanities and preposterous poop ....
> But much much much worse was Monday nite's TNT's Rizzoli & Isles, which was
> so bad that my wife stopped (BIG YAWN) with the prison visit. She knew the
> actor who'd play the serial killer before he appeared on screen. (I saw him
> a week ago in the exact same role on another show.) I watched Rizzoli &
> Isles on the other TV because I couldn't believe that the producers took and
> combined the plot for last night from TWO separate Tess Gerritson's novels.
> TWO NOVELS and it was a poorly executed rehash. Boy, that show was a vapid
> piece of bilious poop. And the ending? Hogwash. Stoopid stoopid stoopid. I
> too enjoy JUSTIFIED, IN PLAIN SIGHT, BURN NOTICE ... and THE CLOSER.
> (Say, Kevin, I'm reading SO COLD THE RIVER by Michael Koryta because of your
> recommendation. I had the ARC for two months but was too lazy to jumpstart
> it. Now I'm halfway through and already it's a great book. I'd read his
> first or maybe second one and loved it. Now he's moving supernaturally ...
> and it's the same fun as a young Stephen King. The next two ARCs on my TBR
> pile? SAVAGES and THE DAWN PATROL.)
> Fred Zackel
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> one of the terrible
> afflictions of contemporary society.
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