Take A Break, Have A Laugh: Fall Shows Are Back!

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The dog days are over (queue Florence & the Machine) and fall is arriving. As the final days of the sultry days of summer come to end, we leave behind the relaxation and enter the fast-paced busy world of work and productivity. However, as work piles up and stress levels rise for students and professionals alike, […]

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5 Things We Know About American Horror Story Season 4

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It’s taking everything in me to avoid writing this in all caps and with way too many exclamations marks. Needless to say, the excitement I have about the upcoming season of American Horror Story Freak Show is hard to contain. The 4th season of the seminal series that perfectly balances campy and creepy will be back […]

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The Leftovers Recap: Hello Cairo!

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Thank you! That’s more like it! With only 2 episodes left in the season, this might be the first episode to be as good as the ones that focused on a single character. It did so by borrowing heavily from early Breaking Bad, where Kevin doesn’t want to kill Patti but can’t let her go either. Breaking Bad […]

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The Leftovers: Solace for Tired Feet (A Post That Can’t Be Beat)

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The Leftovers seems to be continuing its trend of following up a great episode with a pretty mediocre episode. It’s not as bad as the fourth episode, but it focuses almost entirely on Chief Justin Theroux’s relationship with his father, a man who commits The Leftovers’ cardinal sin of acting in arbitrarily mysterious ways and expecting us […]

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The Leftovers: The Guestovers

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This was almost a completely great episode! We finally get some answers regarding Norah’s career and a scene where Wayne actually manages not to look bug-eyed and menacing. Instead, he looks bug-eyed and compassionate as he takes away Norah’s pain. The scenes with Norah buying too many groceries was great and devastating. Her hiring a prostitute to shoot […]

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The Leftovers: GR and Rides in a Car (or Thoughts on Episode 5)

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OK, things are getting interesting again. After a cold open that made me go “eeeeeuh” and inhale through my teeth, the police are investigating the horrific murder of that member of the Guilty Remnant who wore glasses. We’ll call her Gladys because that was her name. Unlike the last episode, this one is structured around […]

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The Leftovers: Baby Jesus, Divorce, and More!

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This episode represents a slight drop in quality from the last two. It’s not bad, but it feels slightly less coherent and well-made than previous episodes. We focus on three or four sets of characters. Chief Justin Theroux is served divorce papers by Laurie and tasked with finding the stolen baby Jesus from the town Nativity […]

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The Leftovers: Episode Three Recap Attack!

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In this episode of Orange is the New Leftovers, we finally get to see Matthew the Priest’s flashback! Or, reverend or whatever. He’s married, so he can’t be a Catholic priest, right? I don’t know about these things for sure. Feel free to condescend to me in the comments. Anyway, the episode begins with Matt […]

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The Leftovers: Second Impressions

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The Leftovers is one of those shows with plenty of built in responses for people who don’t like it: “You want more answers? Well it’s not ABOUT the answers, it’s about the questions.” “You don’t like the characters? Well, that’s the point. Wouldn’t everyone become unlikable after a mysterious tragedy that took away 2 percent of […]

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