Goat vs GOAT

The recent episode of Survivor gave me food for thought in a few different categories (including yesterday’s post about hide-and-seek vs sardines). My other pondering that emerged from this episode–and Survivor in general–is: Why do we use the terms goat and GOAT to mean nearly opposite thing? A “goat” as it’s most often used in … Read more

The Great vs Shogun

We are currently alternating between two hour-long historical dramas in the evening, The Great and Shogun. We’re enjoying both shows quite a bit, so today I thought I’d share my early impressions. The Great follows young Catherine the Great as she marries Peter, Emporer of Russia, and navigates the royal court. The show balances a … Read more

Are You Watching Survivor 46 and/or Deal or No Deal Island? (My Thoughts)

Survivor is back! We’re two episodes in at this point–both clocking in around 90 minutes–and of course I’m loving it. We’re still getting to know this year’s cast, but there’s such a great variety of personalities and dynamics in play. Last season, Survivor switched to longer episodes, and it worked great. I think the longer … Read more