Category Archives: television

Twin Peaks S02 E09: Arbitrary Law


Did you guess the answer to the trivia question from last week’s episode of “Twin Peaks“? How many times did Sheryl Lee play a dead body wrapped in plastic? The answer is three: in the pilot episode, our last episode, and the 1992 theatrical film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. On last week’s episode: Ben’s a jailbird; Lucy returns; Pete blackmails; Maddy is wrapped in plastic, and we meet the monster; one dance step at a time. Read the rest of this entry

The Avengers and Agents of S.M.A.S.H. Assemble!


When last we left the “Agents of S.M.A.S.H.” and the “Avengers Assemble” teams, they were confronted by a Kree Supreme Intelligence who had absorbed the mind of the Hulk. Can the heroes stop a Kree invasion and save their friend too? Find out after the gamma-irradiated jump.

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Actor Trading Cards: Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke

Born: October 26, 1986 in London, England, UK
Height: 5’2

Personal Quote:

“When I told my dad I wanted to be an actress, he replied that there was only one line I needed to learn: Do you want fries with that?”

Did You Know?

Auditioned for Sharon Carter/Agent 13 in Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), but lost to Emily VanCamp.


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Penny Dreadful S02 E09: And Hell Itself My Only Foe


Madame Kali is holding all the aces in her deck of cards. She need only wait for the little scorpion to arrive. On last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful,” Sir Malcolm was captured by the witches, and now, Vanessa must save him, but can she? Read the rest of this entry

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell S01 E03: The Education of a Magician

Mr. Norrell

When we last left the two English magicians, Mr. Norrell’s student, Jonathan Strange, was the new popular spell-caster in town. Jonathan sets off to have adventures with the army in Portugal, leaving a sulking Mr. Norrell at home.  Lady Pole is not well and is descending further into madness; her unfortunate servant, Stephen Black, is not far behind.

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True Detective S02 E02: Night Finds You


A somewhat uneven “True Detective” tries to find some traction.  Three sets of teams begin the investigation into Casper’s murder, we hear about some pretty messed up childhoods, and (SPOILER ALERT) “True Detective” appears to go all “Game of Thrones”-y as a major character may not make it passed the second episode. Find out why after the break!

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Defiance S03 E04: Dead Air


On the last episode of “Defiance,” Shrills ate Defiance’s weapons; Irisa lost her mojo; Nolan shot Pilar; Stahma hit on T’evgin, and Baby Luke is finally with family. That ear-eating-rascal, General Tak, wants Stahma and Datak to blow up the Arch. Will they? Will Stahma tell us where to purchase the special bath crystals? Read the rest of this entry

Defiance S03 E03: The Broken Bough


Defiance” is back and the Tarrs are already in trouble. On the last episode, they were forced to spy for General Tak and if they don’t, Alak’s head will be stuck on a stick. Will the Votan Collective succeed in talking over Defiance? Read the rest of this entry

Twin Peaks S02 E08: Drive with a Dead Girl


Sometimes, the monster is someone you know. Sometimes, the monster stares at you from the mirror. On last week’s episode of “Twin Peaks,” The giant gave the warning, but it was too late. Maddy met BOB and no one heard her screams. Read the rest of this entry

Hulk Doesn’t Just Smash


Just because “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” appears to be on a momentary hiatus, it doesn’t mean that Disney X-D isn’t producing new Avengers animation. My favorite animated heroes drop by “Marvel’s Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.” this week to show us why Hulk is so different in each series. Meet me after the gamma-powered jump for my thoughts.

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