Darkest Hour stands apart from more routine historical dramas.
Brian Tallerico muses (groan) on how "Sons of Anarchy" has shifted from Shakespearean tragedy to classical tragedy as a model.
Marie writes: Much beloved and a never ending source of amusement, Simon's Cat is a popular animated cartoon series by the British animator Simon Tofield featuring a hungry house cat who uses increasingly heavy-handed tactics to get its owner to feed it. Hand-drawn using an A4-size Wacom Intuos 3 pen and tablet, Simon has revealed that his four cats - called Teddy, Hugh, Jess and Maisie - provide inspiration for the series, with Hugh being the primary inspiration. And there's now a new short titled "Suitcase". To view the complete collection to date, visit Simon's Cat at YouTube.
From the Grand Poobah and Mrs. Poobah:Seasons Greetings Everyone! (click to enlarge)