Marion on May 31, 2015

Ethan’s family arrives, but Ethan doesn’t mention Kate lives in town. Teresa and Ben get the wrong idea and trouble ensues. We open where we left off last week, with Sheriff Pope’s sermon to the townsfolk in front of Beverly’s body still chained up on the clothing rack after he’s slashed her throat. A little […]

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Marion on May 28, 2015

Oh my! Nothing but television! It’s true I’ve been writing a lot for HNTP which is all TV all the time. This is even though they pay me in peanuts. Why? More people read them so it’s a way to get my name out there. I’m hoping The New Yorker will discover me and Emily Nussbaum […]

Continue reading about The Boring Business Stuff

It may surprise some to know I don’t own a television machine. Shocking given my status as a semi-professional television recapper. I mostly watch online – legally streaming, or if on deadline, from my “standing desk” – the elliptical machine at my apartment complex’s fitness room where no one else watches the shared televisions unless […]

Continue reading about The Way We Watch Now — Allegiance, The Surprising Pleasures of a Failed Series

Remember that really bad Wesley-centric episode of Star Trek-TNG (Okay every-Wesley-centric episode was bad but this was the worstest) the one where they visited the planet of the beautiful overly friendly people and the boy caused an intergalactic incident by stepping on the grass DESPITE being warned not to and as a result they were […]

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Marion on May 19, 2015

I’m going to write more about this later. Just wanted to throw in some stray thoughts. We should have known. One of the things that Mad Men such a fun trip was the interplay with the audience like that time that some people suspected (or hoped)  that Megan would be killed by the Manson family. […]

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