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

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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