Growing up during the Cold War, the threat of a nuclear attack was very much a part of every school kid’s life. We learned that our desks were to be used for protection and that images of mushroom clouds could haunt our dreams.
One of the best books I’ve ever read is Alas,
For those that fought for
Being an enormous Gerald McRaney fan, I am still disappointed that he is no longer on the show, but the addition of Esai Morales as Army Major Edward Beck is proving to be very interesting to the show’s plot line.
As for the Entertainment Weekly reviewer’s take on Skeet Ulrich…well, I couldn’t disagree more. Skeet’s portrayal of
Skeet Ulrich’s portrayal of a good guy constantly getting mixed up with the scum of the earth, knowing the right choices but not being able to figure how to make them, and being a hero yet always needing to be guided into that role by a mentor figure is like watching the little boy who holds the dam back with his finger. A constant pressure is building, but he MUST keep his finger on that hole.
As the story and characters of Jericho continue to become intertwined as did the story and characters in Alas, Babylon, I have designated Tuesday nights as my new “do not call me” night, which used to be reserved for that hour on Monday nights when Jack Bauer was saving the world. You know, a hundred years ago before season six.