Links: Buzz Focus – A look at the second half of White Collar Season 4

For fans of White Collar anticipating its return at 10 p.m. (9 p.m. Central) Tuesday, Jan. 22, on USA Network, I wrote a preview piece of the final six episodes of Season 4 for Buzz Focus. It’s titled “A look at the second half of White Collar Season 4” and you can check it out here. If you’re curious what’s in store, here’s a quick preview of the article. “White Collar has succeeded – like many of the shows on USA Network – because it is always at least decent, finds a way to be inoffensively entertaining and generally explains Continue reading

Under the cap

A “review” of Mustard Plug live at Metro Chicago /Bill Jones/ So, I try to remain professional whenever I cover a concert. And that means a few self-imposed rules — one of them being not to abuse any privileges given to me by the credentials I receive for any given show. I go where I need to do to get the job done — the photo pit if I need photos, backstage only if it’s for an interview and almost never the side of the stage, unless I’m allowed to take some additional photos there, to get something from a Continue reading

So, apparently, this is how my 2013 begins…

An open letter to the SouthingtonSOS organization about its plan to collect and destroy video games /Bill Jones/ Update: While I never got a response from the email, The Escapist posted this story. Not crediting myself; it’s just nice to see that they came to reason on this issue. So, the night of Wednesday, Jan. 2, a buddy of mine posted a story on Facebook I found very disturbing. An organization called SouthingtonSOS — from Southington, Conn. — announced a program to collect and ultimately destroy video games in a stated effort to open a dialogue between parents and their Continue reading