Folk(lore) Buddies: Early Efforts From The Men Who Would Make Grimm

The first five films of Grimm's David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf

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Movies & Television
To help loyal Grimm viewers wait out the interminable mid-season delay caused by some network spectacle dubbed the Winter Olympics, fantasy correspondent Jay Horton dug back through the first tales told by Grimm show-runners David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf when they were screenwriters struggling through the cursed kingdom of 1980s Hollywood.Twenty years before partnering on NBC's signature ...   More
 
Friday, February 21, 2014 JAY HORTON

The Grimmoire: That Voodoo We Do So Well

The return Of Grimm and decline of Portland TV's Golden Age

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Movies & Television
For all the grumblings about traffic upheavals and street closures caused by the sudden explosion of television projects filming 'round town, the local presumption of Portland as favored toy of the media elite has been rather oversold. We have Grimm, true. The NBC fabulist procedural starts its third season this evening at 9 PM (WW's weekly Grimmoire will offer ...   More
 
Friday, October 25, 2013 JAY HORTON

What Do Oregon and Marital Rape Have To Do With "The Guiding Light"


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[youtube nvEiM5AUIb8] True confession time: When I was a lad long, long ago, I got hooked on The Guiding Light. My fascination with the soap opera started when I'd stay home from school sick or on a vacation day and I'd watch it with my mother. And I continued tracking the doings of Alan, Phillip, Reva and Josh, the Bauers, etc, through college when I (and incredibly a good number of my friends) ...   More
 
Thursday, April 2, 2009 HANK STERN

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