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2016 Academy Awards Nominations Roundtable

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  Joseph Williams Friends: The nominations are out and what we’re perhaps focusing most on this morning is just how sad the In Memoriam portion of the Oscars will be as we lost Alan Rickman, a great actor perhaps best known as Severus Snape by our generation but probably Hans Gruber for our parents’ generation. For a complete list of nominees and to watch trailers go here But on to the nominations. I have a lot of thoughts…

Letter to the Editor: Thoughts from a Veteran and Current Police Officer

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Today we’re posting this “Letter to the Editor” that we received this morning from someone whose identity shall remain anonymous. He’s a veteran and currently a police officer in the city of Memphis. In light of the recent tragedy in South Carolina he just had a few words he wanted to share with our audience. Because we strive for this website to serve as a platform for people to share varying thoughts and opinions we are honored to pass his …

TV Review Roundtable: Premiere of Fox’s Gotham

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The new Fall TV season is upon us. Last night, Gotham premiered on Fox. The high-budget reimagining of a young Jim Gordon investigating the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents in a gritty, corrupt city where future Batman villains are simply getting their starts. Alex, Seth, and Joseph share their reviews of the first episode, what they liked, what they didn’t, and what they hope the show will become.

The One that Hurts the Most: Rest in Peace, Robin Williams

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Yesterday, we were all shocked and deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Robin Williams. We each simply wanted to share a few words about our experiences with the actor and comedian that brought so much joy and laughter to the world. Some of us talk about the joy he brought while others touch on the depression that took him from us far too soon. Some tell tales of personal interactions while others simply share favorite memories. At …

The Wise Guise Discuss Colbert Replacing Letterman

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The news broke earlier today that Stephen Colbert would be replacing David Letterman on CBS’s The Late Show.  The Wise Guise discussed it via our normal means – e-mail, text message, and Gchat. While some websites share celebrities’ thoughts, we thought you’d be craving our thoughts, so fear not. Here they are, including a clip from The Colbert Report Joseph hopes is indicative of his future on The Late Show.

Roundtable: 2014 March Madness, Baby!

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If you’re a friend of The Wise Guise, then you know we have a plethora of passions. We love movies. We love television, including a certain reality show that airs on ABC during the winter months on Monday nights – it’s been a tough week getting over the loss. We love politics, and by we, I mean Joseph. We love books, as some of us will even choose reading over Netflix on occasion. But most of all (probably), we love …

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