The Wedding Season Archive for #BONES Lovers

These articles, interviews, polls and reviews remain among my all time favorites. Enjoy, fellow Bonehead!

Coming Soon to BuddyTV by Catherine Cabanela: Lots More Bones Love! Also this summer: America’s Got Talent, Mistresses, America’s Next Top Model, and more. 

Editorial: Bones: Boreanaz, Deschanel & Nathan Rock Comic-Con
Editorial: “7 Reasons Why Dr. Jack Hodgins is No Fool”
Editorial: Slideshow: 19 of Dr. Jack Hodgins’ Most Outrageous Conspiracy Theories

Collection: Slide Shows for #BONES Lovers
Editorial: Bones Quotes: The 43 Sweetest Things Brennan Has Ever Said to Booth
Episode 24: “The Recluse in the Recliner: Greater Love Has No Man”
Editorial: “Camille Saroyan’s Fabulous Dresses”

Editorial: ‘Bones’ Why The Show Is So Damn Good
Editorial: ‘Bones Quotes: The 43 Sweetest Things Booth Has Ever Said To Brennan
Bones S9 Finale Cliffhanger Poll: What Fresh Hell is in Store for Us This time
Episode 21: “The Parenting Paradox in The Cold in the Case: Holding On Without Letting Go”

Episode 20: The High in the Low: Some Have Greatness Thrust Upon Them”
Episode 19: “The Turn in the Urn is a Holy Grail of Compassion & Sacrifice”
Episode 17: “The Repo Man in the Septic Tank is a Constant Surprise”
Episode 16: “The Source in the Sludge Review”
Episode 15: “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother: Bones The Heiress in the Hill”
Episode 14: “Pulchritude and the Canuck: The Master in the Slop

Review” Teaser: “9 Scoops on Bones Big in the Philippines”
Episode 13: “Dance to the Music That’s Playing: Big in the Philippines
Review” Teaser: “7 Teases About Bones ‘The Ghost in the Killer'”
Episode 12: “Shadowboxing the Specter: The Ghost in the Killer”
Review” Episode 11: “Angels in Motion: The Spark in the Park Review”

Episode 10: “Brennan Lets Loose in The Mystery in the Meat”
Op-ed: “Bones The Fury in The Jury Editorial by MoxieGirl44
Episode 9: “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: The Fury in the Jury Review”
Interview with Stephen Nathan: “Bones EP On Brennan’s New Obsession, Cam’s Crucible & The Ghost Killer”

Episode 7: “Agent Andy Plays Hard Balls in The Nazi On The Honeymoon
Episode 6: “Two Ducks in a Row: Bones The Woman In White Review
Episode 5: “Daydream Believer: Bones The Lady on the List Review”
Episode 4: “A Righteous & Riveting Takedown in The Sense in the Sacrifice”
Episode 3: “Make Mine Well Done: Bones 
El Carnicero En El Coche”

Episode 2: “You’ll Never Fugetaboutit: Bones The Cheat in the Retreat‘ Review”
Episode 1: “Paradise Lost; Regained The Secrets in the Proposal Review”

PreSeason Interview with Executive Producers Hart Hanson and Stephen Nathan: “Bones Bosses Tease Season 9 Deaths, New Adversary & Wedding Bells”

After completing my 67th post for ScreenSpy, I joined BuddyTV. Keep your eyes peeled for my Bones articles there!. I’ll still be tweeting about Bones and the new shows I’m covering ad nauseam, so join me at @MoxieGirl44 or @CatCabanela if you dare. I tweet … A. LOT. #Truth You can find my BuddyTV articles here. So far I’ve written for Suits, Scandal, Revenge, Arrow and The Tomorrow People and have loved every minute of it.Who knows what will be next?

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America’s Got Talent Press Archive Season 9

 ‘America’s Got Talent’ Finale Predictions: Who Will Win Season 9?
‘America’s Got Talent’s’ Guest Performers are a Who’s-Who of Grammy Award-Winning Entertainers
‘America’s Got Talent’ Predictions: Which Six Acts Will Advance to the Finals?
‘America’s Got Talent’ Predictions: Who Will Be the Final Six Acts in the Top 12?
‘America’s Got Talent’ Predictions: Which Six Semifinalists Will Advance?
‘America’s Got Talent’ Predictions: Who Will Be the Final 5 to Advance from the Quarterfinals?
‘America’s Got Talent’ Predictions: Which 5 Acts Will Be the Next Semifinalists?
‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 9: Quarterfinals Part 1 Performance Rankings
‘America’s Got Talent’ Predictions: Which 5 Acts Will Advance to the Semifinals?
‘America’s Got Talent’ Recap: The First 12 Acts Perform Live for Your Votes
‘America’s Got Talent’ Recap: Next Stop…Radio City Music Hall!
[Video] ‘America’s Got Talent’ One Act to Watch: A Preteen Songbird with a Rock ‘n Roll Voice
[Video] ‘America’s Got Talent’ One Act to Watch: An Army Crooner Moves the Judges
[Video] ‘America’s Got Talent’ One Act to Watch: Smoothini Wows Judges with Big Tricks &Small Props
[Video] ‘America’s Got Talent’ One Act to Watch: A Talented (and Dreamy) Singer
[Video] ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 9 Premiere: The One Act to Watch Becomes an Early Favorite
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#Arrow Press Archive Seasons 3 & 4

Season 3

‘Arrow’ Mid-Season Finale Recap: Can Oliver Survive His Injuries?
‘Arrow’ Recap: Barry Challenges Oliver’s Humanity
‘Arrow’ Recap: Has Felicity Already Moved On?

‘Arrow’ Recap: Is Roy Really a Murderer?
‘Arrow’ Recap: Smoak on Fire and a Killer Cliffhanger
‘Arrow’ Recap: The Devil Returns to Starling City
‘Arrow’ Recap: Oliver Brings Thea Home
‘Arrow’ Recap: Is Laurel Turning into a Killer?
‘Arrow’: The Top 11 ‘You Have Failed This City’ Moments
‘Arrow’ Season 3 Premiere Recap: Can the Arrow Ever Be Oliver Queen Again?

Season 2

‘Arrow’ Recap: Oliver Makes a Hero’s Choice
‘Arrow’ Recap: Roy Rage and Mirakuru Madness Reach the Point of No Return

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‘America’s Next Top Model’ Season 21 ‘Guys and Gals’

America’s Next Top Model Media Archive for Season 21

ANTM Cycle 21 Finale Recap: And the Winner Is . . .
ANTM Recap: Which Guy’s Got Moves Like Elvis?
ANTM Recap: Sex, Lies But No Video Tape?
ANTM Recap: A Bodacious Babe Is Sent Packing
ANTM Recap: A Top Model Goes Home, Two Return
ANTM Recap: Is a Fan Favorite Sent Home?
ANTM Recap: Denzel Can’t Get Anything Right (Except the Challenge)
ANTM Recap: Who Does Nick Cannon Choose for His Ad Campaign?
ANTM Recap: Who is Disqualified for Attacking Adam?
ANTM Recap: Optical Illusions and Makeovers Cause Breakdowns and Tantrums
ANTM Recap: Party String and a Cold Shower Spell Trouble
ANTM The Top 14 Are Chosen
ANTM Cycle 21 Premiere Recap: 22 Move Forward with Striking Selfies
ANTM Winners: Where Are They Now?

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#BONES Season 10 ~ A Decade of Love and Loyalty

Greetings Bones Lovers!

Welcome to my archive of Season 10 articles, slideshows, and editorials. This page is updated weekly, so make sure to come back on Friday after each episode.


Episode 14 “The Putter in the Rough”
Bones Recap: Max Risks Arrest to Retrieve A Precious Artifact

Episode 13 “The Baker in the Bits”
Bones Recap: A Serial Killer Targets Felons and Arastoo Makes an Impossible Decision
Bones Teasers: 9 Reasons ‘The Baker in the Bits’ Will Gross You Out

Episode 12 “The Teacher in the Books”
Bones Recap: Brennan Goes Twitter Happy and Caroline Adopts Two Kids
Bones Teasers: 9 Things to Get Excited about in ‘The Teacher in the Books’

Episode 11 “The Psychic in the Soup”
Bones Poll: Should Brennan Be Punished for Committing a Felony?
Bones Recap: Avalon Channels Sweets and Brennan Commits a Felony
Bones Spring Premiere: 7 Things to Know about ‘The Psychic in the Soup’

Bones Interview: Emily Deschanel and EP Stephen Nathan Talk Game-Changing Pregnancy, Big Bads and Season 11

Backstrom Season 1 Archive >>>

The 23 Most Romantic Bones Episodes of All Time
The 23 Most Disgusting Bones Episodes
Top 10 Most Extraordinary Cases on Bones
The 33 Most Important Events in Booth and Brennan’s Journey
29 Interesting Facts Every Loyal Bones Fan Should Know

Episode 10 “The 200th in the 10th”
Recap Bones‘ 200th Episode: Brennan and Booth Shine as Hollywood Royalty
Best Bones Quotes from ‘The 200th in the 10th’
Bones 200th Episode Infographic: Have You Found All the Easter Eggs?
7 Reasons Bones 200th Episode Will Be One of Your Favorites.

Episode 9 “The Mutilation of the Master Manipulator”
Recap: Brennan and Aubrey Team Up With Surprising Results
Best ‘Bones’ Quotes from ‘The Mutilation of the Master Manipulator’

Episode 8 “The Puzzler in the Pit”
Recap: Can Baby Seeley Heal The Jeffersonian?
Best ‘Bones’ Quotes from ‘The Puzzler in the Pit’

Episode 7 “The Money Maker on the Merry-Go-Round”
Recap: Is Aubrey Too Angry for Fieldwork?
Best ‘Bones’ Quotes from ‘The Money Maker on the Merry-Go-Round’

 Episode 6 “The Lost Love in the Foreign Land”
Recap: The Team Investigates a Life Worth Killing For
Best ‘Bones’ Quotes from ‘The Lost Love in the Foreign Land’

Episode 5 “The Corpse at the Convention”
Recap: A Convention Turned Carnival of Hedonistic Pleasures
Best ‘Bones’ Quotes from ‘The Corpse at the Convention’
Editorial: 7 Reasons Why Aubrey Kicks Ass and Fits Right In

Episode 4 “The Geek in the Guck”
Recap: Brennan Lets Booth Make an Important Decision
‘Bones’: Is Brennan Really Against Public Education?
Best ‘Bones’ Quotes from ‘The Geek in the Guck’

Episode 3 “The Purging of the Pundit”
Recap: Can Booth Move on Without Sweets by His Side?
Best ‘Bones’ Quotes from ‘The Purging of the Pundit’
Why ‘The Purging of the Pundit’ Was About More Than Conservatives and S&M

Episode 2 “The Lance to the Heart”
Recap: Brennan and Booth Avenge Sweets
Best ‘Bones’ Quotes from ‘The Lance to the Heart’
Spoilers: 9 Things to Know about ‘The Lance to the Heart’

The 17 Saddest Moments in ‘Bones’ History
The Absolute Best (and Worst) Advice Sweets Ever Gave on ‘Bones’
7 Reasons Why Sweets was Good for ‘Bones’ (and Why We’ll Miss Him)

Episode 1 “The Conspiracy in the Corpse”
Recap: Season 10 Premiere: Brennan Resorts to Blackmail & A Beloved Character Dies
Quotes: Best ‘Bones’ Quotes from “The Conspiracy in the Corpse”

Pre-season Comic-Con
[Video] ‘Bones’ Comic-Con 2014 Spoilers: Booth Traumatized, New Digs and the 200th Episode

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Motive Addresses a Parent’s Worst Nightmare in ‘Crimes of Passion’

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Image of review as opted on ScreenSpy on May 25th, 2013

The Rest of the ReviewDetectives Flynn (Kristin Lehman of Judging AmyThe Killing) and Vega (Louis Ferreira of SGU Stargate UniverseMissing) identify the vehicle-turned murder weapon almost immediately and take the boyfriend, Kevin West (Anthony Konechny) into custody. West, whose brains have yet to catch up with his biceps, has his own apartment, and a life that revolves around nailing his girlfriend and playing with his car (not in that order), is an easy target. Jacobs, ever the faithful Greenwood family friend, pressures Staff Sergeant Boyd Bloom (Jamaican-born, Canadian-bred Roger R. Cross,Arrow and 24) to put the heat on Flynn and Vega for a swift close before the truth surfaces. Hmm, typical CYA maneuver.

Every crime procedural has their own angle, be it relentless evidence collection and interpretation, powerful observational skills, or brilliant forensic anthropology—and sometimes all the above, but in a different location: Las Vegas, Miami, New York, for example. Motive takes a sideways approach as evidenced by Detective Flynn’s comment to Vega, “Let’s forget about the who—and focus on the why.” In doing so, a motive is uncovered, suspects are eliminated, and the true murderous impetus is revealed along with its perpetrator. Motive’s premise is that the crux of any crime is the nasty life-threatening, career-ending secrets the killers are desperately determined to hide—even to the point of committing murder.

So, what would compel a viewer to sit through eleven more episodes of Motive’s freshman season? Good acting, to start. The relationship between Detectives Flynn and Vega, (who exudes the confidence and subtle sexiness of one such as Armand Asante, by the way), is not the center of this drama, though their easy banter and amused cajoling of each other is a pleasure to watch. An example:

Flynn: When you’re seventeen, yours is the only opinion that matters.
Vega: I was never a seventeen-year-old girl.
Flynn: Well, I was.
Vega: Yes, I know you were—a very long time ago.
Flynn, holding up a piece of paper to shield her hand as she flips Vega the bird: “Guess many fingers am I holding up?”

Neither are the forensics served up as the main course. My favorite line so far this season flies in the face of what all the other procedurals seem to be enamored of. During an interrogation, Flynn tosses off, “The forensics guys are doing their thing with all their stuff.” How many fingers do you think she was holding up toward Las Vegas, Miami, and New York that time?

Two other compelling reasons to continue watching are more personal. We live in a world where seemingly innocuous people are hiding big ugly secrets, which sometimes go terribly wrong—as they always do each episode. Last week’s case of the boy with the manifesto was reminiscent of the Unibomber and the Sandy Hook tragedy. This week’s case brings to mind Sandusky’s atrocious covert activities while assistant coach at Penn State. We all have dark spots in our personalities or pesky skeletons in our closets. What I want to know is—what makes a person go over the edge like these did. What turns fear into a Motive?

In next week’s episode, ‘Pushover’, Crewson,  a mild-mannered cruise ship customs agent is compelled by his lover, a waitress at Crewson’s greasy spoon, to kill a limousine driver. Why? You’ll have to tune in THURSDAY, MAY 30 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on ABC to find out.

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Motive ‘Pushover’ Review: A patsy, a Femme Fatale & a Hustler Walk Into a Bar

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Image of review as posted on on June 1, 2013

The Rest of the ReviewCinematographically, this episode was a delight. It could have been called ‘Motive: Starring Kristin Lehman’s Dimples—facetiousness unintended. Resplendent with close-ups, this episode brings the gold: that intimacy that engages viewers and eventually compels them to invest in the characters. I actually caught myself in a smiling sigh as the subtleties of Flynn’s personality began to reveal themselves. Through her complimentary banter with Vega (Louis Ferreira), her understated aesthetic as she interacts with and observes of all the players, and her innate understanding of the underpinnings archetypical humanity she appears as a woman who understands that sometimes good people do unforgivable things when they are in great pain. For example, as she concludes her interview with Crewson, she compassionately and respectfully observes, “Only betrayal like that could make someone do what you did.” Her tone suggests that though he is certainly responsible, she didn’t blame him for his actions. Wow.

Flynn and Vega—what’s going on with these two? They are like an old couple who still enjoys being married. At least forty percent of their communication is delivered in the form of glances, grimaces, shrugs accompanied by frowns, and raised eyebrows. We’re not talking eye-sex here. They simply know each other that well. Will something romantic ever develop between them? Who knows? It’s apparent that Vega doesn’t want for female company to share his bed, but what about Flynn? I guess we’ll have to tune-in next week to find out.

Scott foolishly appears in Leanne’s stead at the agreed-upon getaway spot and derisively reveals to Crewson how thoroughly he’s been taken for a ride—but not a limo ride. Scott, who never thought about the fact that Crewson might have a gun (Duh, implied), gets shot dead while trying to detain Crewson. Angered by the betrayal, Crewson sets Leanne up to get caught with the steroids and takes off with the money. Flynn and Vega find him, of course, and take him in. The rest is history.

This episode was cleverly directed by none other than Charles Martin Smith, the director at the helm of “Welcome to the Hellmouth”, the maiden episode responsible for launching Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Another generation of viewers might recognize Smith for his roles in American Graffiti, The Buddy Holly Story, and The Untouchables.


Where have I seen that guy, he looks terribly familiar!

Over the last 20+ years, Scott Michael Campbell, this Motive episodes killer, Ben Crewson, has played minor roles over 85 of the most successful television series produced since1991. From Hell 

on Wheels (2013) all the way back to Sisters (1991), this guy has had no extra room on his dance card! Credits include Major Crimes, Bones, Dexter, Castle, Drop Dead Diva, Supernatural, Southland, Private Practice—now let me catch my breath!—Grey’s Anatomy, Criminal Minds, Burn Notice, 24, NCIS, Crossing Jordan, Chicago Hope—Need I go on? He’s also had recurring roles in The Event, CSI, House and ER. His longest gig was the 20 episode gig playing Father Eric in Nothing Sacred. That’s why you recognize Scott Michael Campbell.

In next week’s episode, ‘Against All Odds’, a grocery store clerk in the middle of a nasty divorce breaks into a home and kills a high-powered lawyer. For al intents, it looks like a regular B&E, but nothing of value was taken. So – what was the motive? You’ll have to tune in THURSDAY, JUNE 6 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on ABC to find out!

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