Category Archives: The Americans

The Americans S2E1: Comrades

kyra: Buckeye, I can’t tell you how excited I am to have a real show to talk about again. Sure True Detective has kept us up late on Sunday nights, but it just hasn’t sucked me all in. The Americans, on the other hand, had … Continue reading

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2013 Emmys Live Blog

11:10 bp: Christ, it’s over. Time to watch the best show on TV. 11:09 bp: WOW BREAKING BAD WON. THANK FUCKING GOD. Like me, Vince predicted House of Cards! Vince is a genius. 11:06 bp: Not sure why Modern Family got to win when … Continue reading

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The Americans S1 E13: The Colonel (updated)

I think some applause is in order for what might very well be the best new series on television this year, The Americans, which wrapped up its first season last night. Overall, I think Kyra and I both would say that … 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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The Americans S1 E11: Covert War

While the last two episodes gave Stan the opportunity to go on a hell-bent search and destroy mission, this week has Elizabeth at the helm. Unfortunately I think the same problems that plagued Safe House also take root here. Namely, the shoehorning … Continue reading

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The Americans S1 E10: Only You

Wow, any misgivings I had over the last two episodes were erased by this one. Another stellar installment of what has already been one of the best inaugural seasons of television ever. I apologize for the lateness of this review, … Continue reading

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The Americans S1 E9: Safe House, cont’d

First off, apologies for being later than intended with my response to Kyra’s thoughts on this week’s episode. Hopefully you read my reflections on Roger Ebert: I’ve been thinking more about the movies in the last twenty-four hours and reading … Continue reading

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