Category Archives: Season 2

I wrote a song, bitches!

And I’m finally writing another blog post…umm….people.  Yeah!

This episode was about the fun, fun world of second chances and those who take them or throw them away.  Continue reading

Do you wanna talk about it?

This just might be my favourite episode of Treme yet!  I think what fascinated me most about it was the conversation and lack of conversation between many of the characters.  Once again, what became most telling were the silences; this is good stuff.  I’m really enjoying the loud silences and the quiet conversations. Let’s break it down: Continue reading

Fools making it up as they go along

This episode of Treme was particularly heavy and I’m not sure how I feel about it.  One comment I’ve found on a number of tv related blogs is that the pacing was too fast to give the proper amount of focus to the more serious elements.  I tend to agree.  It seemed like we were in for another character building episode of fast-paced scenes, when all of a sudden, we have a normal-paced rape-scenario.  Let’s talk about that, shall we? Continue reading

Antoine Batiste and the Soul Apostles

Besides the fact that the above just might be the greatest band name since *someone* came up with “Militant Turtles” during a night of heavy something-something, this was another great character-building episode of Treme.  Nothing major occurs, but we do learn about more about the motivation of the people. Continue reading

It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing

It’s spring again and, in my house, that means Treme is back!  This is a very good thing, because I’ve missed the soundtrack and the characters.  I’ve decided that, in doing these reviews, I’m not going to formally retrace what happened last season; I’m going to assume that you, having decided to read a blog on the second season of a show, will have watched the first.  Continue reading