Monthly Archives: April 2013

Game of Thrones S3 E5: Kissed By Fire (updated)

I imagine the expression ‘kissed by fire’ could be good or bad. You could say Dany was kissed by fire when she emerged from a funeral pyre unharmed, and with dragons. You could say Stannis was kissed by the fire … Continue reading

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Mad Men S6 E5: The Flood (updated)

My usual routine before sitting down to write a recap is to jot down a bunch of notes with my thoughts on the episode, and then check another recap or two that night or the next day in case I … Continue reading

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The Americans S1 E12: The Oath (updated)

For the first time in four weeks God decreed that it wouldn’t drizzle on a Wednesday night in the Chicagoland area, and I am grateful that there was no meteorological interference with my satellite dish (NEVER RENT FROM AN APARTMENT THAT HAS … Continue reading

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Calling BS on a Late-Arriving Mad Men Critique

I’ve read a lot of gripes about Mad Men today; if Ken Levine, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Ezra Klein are to be believed, Mad Men is a lesser show this season, most of it owing to supposedly unlikable characters and claims … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones S3 E4: And Now His Watch Has Ended (response)

Did you like this weeks Game of Thrones? Me too. Let me ask some rhetorical questions and maybe you can intuit why that was. Did I see Mrs. Stark recount her pain for the twentieth time, or did she only appear … Continue reading

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Mad Men S6 E4: To Have and to Hold (response)

Touching on some things Buckeye didn’t address, and focusing less on Joan: This was the first storyline to feature Dawn, and it made me realize that we don’t really know the social makeup of the office anymore. While there may … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones S3 E4: And Now His Watch Has Ended

Dracarys With one word, Daenerys Stormborn of House Targaryen becomes the most dangerous person in Westeros. This was something everybody expected after last week’s surprising trade offer, but I want to start out this review by applauding the direction in … Continue reading

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