Author Archives: joe

About joe

In my life I've been a professor, martial artist, rock 'n roller, rocket scientist, lover, poet and brain surgeon. I'm lying about the brain surgery.

The Chuck Book

Written by Kelly Dean Jolley, the book Chuck: Real Love in the Spy Life is available from this link. I have a suggestion for all. READ IT READ IT READ IT!!! Too subtle? How about READ IT NOW!!! And if … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 17 Comments

Open Comment Thread

Hi. My name is Joe and I’m a Chuck addict. “Hi, Joe.” It’s been quite I while since I’ve posted anything here (Wow! WordPress has changed everything!). But the recent flurry of comments in an old thread (here) has been … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 132 Comments

Just How Good Was Chuck?

A collection of data points is not information is not knowledge is not intelligence is not wisdom. Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Fan Base, Found On-Line, Observations, Ratings | 20 Comments


Oh man. Do you see it? Even there we have a foreshadowing, a hint of what’s to come. Continue reading

Posted in Season 5 | 5 Comments

A Change In Policy

Personally, even though I try (and generally succeed) reading all the comments, I find myself needing to respond less and less. Continue reading

Posted in Administrative

Joe vs. NBC, Fox, CBS, ABC…

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose. Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Fan Base, Off Topic, Ratings | 85 Comments

One Year Ago…

Some of us haven’t gotten the memo and continue to watch! 😉 Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Epilogues, Fan Base, News | 38 Comments

Yvonne Vs. The Twits

Tomorrow, Monday 10-Dec 2012 at 11am PST (that’s 2pm Eastern), Yvonne Strahovski will be Twitterviewed by Krista Smith. Better yet, Yvonne is taking questions. Continue reading

Posted in Administrative, Breaking News | 106 Comments

Hot, Complex

After all the different rolls, it surprised me to find she and I are in complete agreement about something deeply important and fundamental. Continue reading

Posted in Fan Base, Found On-Line | 17 Comments

Chuck vs. The Newcomer

Which three episodes of Chuck would you recommend to a friend who had never seen the show? Which three are the best to bring a new viewer into the fold? Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Reactions | 112 Comments