In this issue, I review some great shows you may have overlooked.
Welcome to my every-other-week newsletter. In this issue, three reviews including the Netflix debut from nouveau producers M. & B. Obama. Plus, if you’ve ever wanted to publish a book, read on!
That time of year ...
Some of you remember “Watch the Pilots with Aaron.” The Star got me a movie theater and I showcased pilot episodes of the most promising TV shows every fall. And I gave away a ton of swag. The above pic was taken at the old Screenland Grenada. I have no idea why Dick Wilson was emceeing.
This fall I’ll only be reviewing a handful of new network shows because the action has moved over to streaming. Speaking of which, if you don’t yet have my ebook 52 History Films You Must See,here is the link to the PDF. It has lots of great streaming picks for those of you who’ve had your fill of medical and legal dramas. Thanks for reading! —Aaron
I’ve seen this movie. No, really.
Back when I was young and impressionable, I lived with the secretive Christian organization that is the subject of Netflix’s new docuseries The Family. I had my reasons. Read more >>
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The Obamas’ first film
This excellent documentary arrives just as the current president is waging a trade war with China, and lends much-needed depth. Read more >>
What TV needs: more musical numbers
The CW network premiered I Ship It, another musical rom-com seemingly designed to cherry-pick the Crazy Ex Girlfriend audience. Read my review >>
My self-publishing weekend crash course (free!)
Thanks to the area treasure that is The Story Center, my all-bases-covered introduction to self-publishing is offered at no charge. Next publishing weekend is September 14 and 15 in Kansas City. RSVP here: