Tag Archive ‘TV’


Matt Porter on Mar 6th, 2010Leverage, Amber and Strategic Storytelling

Last week Darling Wife and I watched the Season 2 finale of Leverage, TNT’s updated fusion of Robin Hood and Ocean’s Eleven. Timothy Hutton stars as Nate Ford, a former insurance investigator who leads a team of all-star criminals — a Hitter, a Hacker, a Grifter and a Thief — to steal back justice for […]

Matt Porter on Jan 18th, 2009Someone Is Being Stupid

NBC’s Life was one of the best new television series of 2007 – 2008. I’m grateful it survived its strike-shortened first season to return even stronger for 2008 – 2009. When I first heard of Life I was not especially interested. I’m not all that big on cop shows. Then I heard it involved a […]