Lari Burkhart

A life-long book addict, I spend most of my time trying to find a way to avoid reality through sci-fi and fantasy. I've been a Christian for quite some time (no numbers, please) and I'm always ready for a discussion about how fiction mirrors the Bible and its principles even when it's trying not to.

Review: The Jim Gaffigan Show – Red Velvet If You Please

By Lari Burkhart / July 31, 2015 /

After an incredibly positive response to the premiere episode of The Jim Gaffigan Show, the series returned for the second week and continued to offer a lot of laughs. This time, however, there were some minor problems that made the show seem a bit disjointed and made me wonder how long the magic will last.…

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Review: The Jim Gaffigan Show – Pilot

By Lari Burkhart / July 2, 2015 /

For fans of comedian Jim Gaffigan, news that he will be starring in his own sitcom is welcome. Even with TV Land’s spotty record with original shows, I have high hopes for this one and am eagerly looking forward to the next episode. Unfortunately, the series doesn’t even premiere until July 15, 2015 so it’s…

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Review: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell – Chapter One: The Friends of English Magic

By Lari Burkhart / June 17, 2015 /

Well, BBC has done it again. They’ve taken something great and managed to make it even better. While the series premiere of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell may not seem like a show destined for greatness at first glance, it is definitely far above par. But let’s be honest – with a phenomenal cast and…

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What To Watch In June

By Lari Burkhart / June 6, 2015 /

May is the month for finales. It’s when we say goodbye to all the characters and stories that kept us company over the fall and winter months and settle in to wait on their return when fall comes again. Fortunately, the networks understand: they have designed a summer lineup full of new characters to love…

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Review: Between Series Premiere

By Lari Burkhart / June 3, 2015 /

Normally, Netflix loads an entire season of an original series at once. With Between, they are trying something new and giving viewers one episode at a time on a weekly basis. This new format may have worked for some of the other shows Netflix has created, and could have possibly worked for Between if it had…

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