When “Night” is no longer “Fright”

Dear Diary, I was watching The Originals last night and started thinking… vampire movies and/or TV series are not as scary as they once were. These pop.culture creations are no longer tagging the adrenalin strings in their audience… Once upon a time there were the likes of Fright Night and The Lost Boys. I was mesmerized…

It’s Time to Say Good Bye: Rizzoli & Isles

 Dear Readers, I won’t open a Pandora Box for you (people from USA already know it) when I say that last night I watched the last ever episode of one of my favourites – Rizzoli & Isles (R&I) R&I is a crime show set in Boston, rather Boston Police HQ. It run over 7 seasons to…

Buffy-dom is 20 Years old. Somebody else’s perspective

My friend Anna encouraged me to watch Buffy the Vampire Slayer. After my initiation, Anna made sick playlists featuring the bands of The Bronze — the nightclub in Sunnydale, where Buffy took place — and shared the soundtrack to “Once More With Feeling” (the infamous musical episode, for the uninitiated) with me. Yet I don’t…