What’s On TV This Week (August 29 – September 4)

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RUSH HOUR, the series, seems to have disappeared from the CBS schedule again to be replaced by 48 HOURS re-runs. BBC America is continuing with INTO THE BADLANDS with two more episodes on Saturday night at 10:00 and 11:00 PM. Of course, there is always plenty of WALKER TEXAS RANGER, too. Grit runs the Chuck Norris crime drama every single day …

What’s On TV This Week (August 22 – August 28)

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Let’s just start off by admitting I screwed up. I missed something big. BBC America started re-running INTO THE BADLANDS last Saturday night. They continue this Saturday with two episodes starting at 10:00 PM. In my defense, who expected them to break up their STAR TREK THE NEXT GENERATION airings with something martial arts related …

Ti Lung Top 5 Kung Fu Films Birthday Tribute

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The words most often used to describe Shaw Brothers kung fu acting legend Ti Lung (a.k.a. Tommy Tam Fu-Wing, Dick Loong, 狄龍) are majestic, regal, stoic, serious, and heroic. Indeed, his roles often feature characters that have these traits, but it is the charisma, energy, and dedication of the real man coming through which makes these fictional men come …

New Bruce Lee Podcast

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After exploding onto both TV and film screens in his lifetime, even after leaving us over 43 years ago, “The Little Dragon” has continued to conquer media via books, magazines, comics, toys and collectibles, and now… podcasts. The daughter of the legendary Bruce Lee, Shannon Lee, has teamed up with culture analyst Sharon Ann Lee …

What’s On TV This Week (August 15 – August 21)

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Things are picking up a little this week, but there are still a couple of slow days. You still have WALKER TEXAS RANGER at 9:00, 10:00, and 11:00 AM Monday through Thursday on WGN, weekdays at 2:00 and 3:00 AM, and again at 10:00 and 11:00 PM, with Sunday night airings at 8:00 and 9:00 PM all on Inspiration and every night …

What’s On TV This Week (August 8 – August 14)

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I suppose we can blame the lack of offerings this week on the Olympics… Of course it seems like we have been in a bit of a dry spell lately. I guess the powers that be expect us to play outside all summer long. Don’t they know that it’s hot outside and the couch is so comfortable? At least there are TV shows all week …

THE FIGHT STUFF #1: BROKEN OATH’s Zhao Cai

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Welcome to The Fight Stuff, a column where we will explore the fighting styles and skills of favorite old school characters. Note these are spoiler filled, so if you haven’t seen the film, please do not proceed. My thanks to Kung Fu Bob for his fu based corrections and additions to this piece. In this edition of The Fight Stuff we explore the Eagle Claw techniques of Zhao Cai.

What’s On TV This Week (August 1 – August 7)

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Maybe it is the heat or the allergies or just plain old being in a bad mood, but it looks like so many of this week’s listings are things that just keep popping up over and over again! WALKER, TEXAS RANGER is still all over the airwaves with airings every night at 8:00 and 9:00 PM on Grit, weekdays at 2:00 and 3:00 AM, and again at 10:00 and 11:00 PM …