The best (Philip K Dick) novel of all time, The Man in the High Castle will be coming to your favored viewing device on November 20, 2015 – just in time for Thanksgiving, via Amazon. So while your drunk uncle and Trump supporting uncle (who may or may not be the same person) and other […]

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Marion on October 21, 2015

If Quantico were just 10% more terrible, it would be great. For now it continues to ride the thin edge between hate-watchable and Ambien. I blame Josh Safron, the showrunner. His previous two-season camporama, Smash, was a total trainwreck, but Quantico is just a bus full of beautiful people stuck in traffic. It’s not the […]

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Marion on October 1, 2015

Just a quick reminder. You can ALWAYS catch up on my snarky television writing at Happy Nice Time People. This season I’ll be recapping Homeland and Quantico (until it gets mercifully cancelled). You can catch my latest — a review of the CSI series finale, and the Quantico premiere recap.

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Marion on October 1, 2015

Just wanted to quickly RAVE about Il Trovatore at the Met. We went to see it Tuesday night, a very last minute decision. I read this great review in the Times, which mentioned that bass baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky would be leaving after Saturday’s performance to get treatment in London for a brain tumor. I hadn’t […]

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