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Mr. Robot: Season 3, Episode 8 Review

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MR. ROBOT – SEASON 3, EPISODE 8: eps3.7_dont-delete-me.ko When you delete something, you’re making a choice to destroy it. To never see it again. You choose to delete because you need to free up space. Because you don’t want it anymore. Because it no longer holds value. – Elliot Alderson After the pace of the… Read more »

Mr. Robot: Season 3, Episode 7 Review

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MR. ROBOT – SEASON 3, EPISODE 7: eps3.6_fredrick+tanya.chk You’re actually going to get away with this. – Dominique DiPierro We’ve now seen Mr. Robot pull its own Breaking Bad card, because as I watched Leon, Fred, and Tanya in that empty wilderness, I instantly thought of Albuquerque and whether Walt and Jesse would have gotten… Read more »

This Is Us: Season 2, Episode 8 Review

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THIS IS US: SEASON 2, EPISODE 8: NUMBER ONE Even when he tries to tell people how pathetic he is, they don’t hear it. They just cheer. – Kevin Pearson You were my purpose, Kevin, and I swear to you son, I swear to you, you will find yours. – Jack Pearson Well, if you… Read more »

This Is Us: Season 2, Episodes 6-7 Review

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THIS IS US: SEASON 2, EPISODE 6: THE 20’S But what they don’t tell you is babies come with the answers. They tell you who you are. You’ll see. Tomorrow you’ll have all the answers you need. – G. Singh It’s Halloween in Pennsylvania, both in Jack’s era and in 2008, as Obama/Biden stickers, magnets,… Read more »

Stranger Things 2: Chapter Six Review

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STRANGER THINGS 2: CHAPTER SIX: THE SPY Man, I always thought this stuff happened in movies and comic books. – Bob Newby This was a great Stranger Things episode, which (spoiler alert) precedes a really bad one, but had we spent the entire hour with the newest babysitter/buddy cop comedy/drama, “Harrington and Henderson,” I’d be… Read more »

Stranger Things 2: Chapter Three Review

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STRANGER THINGS 2: CHAPTER THREE: THE POLLYWOG I fell asleep, and just like always, Mr. Baldo came, only this time I didn’t run. This time I stood my ground. – Bob Newby Sometimes, smart people have no common sense. What else to explain Dustin Henderson’s decision to assume the best of the weird, slimy creature… Read more »

This Is Us: Season 2, Episode 4 Review

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THIS IS US: SEASON 2, EPISODE 4: STILL THERE My mom believes, still believes, that how you present yourself on the outside reflects how you feel on the inside. – Beth “Still There” is an interesting title for the episode, because although I don’t think the writers intended it as such, I found myself applying… Read more »

This Is Us: Season 2, Episode 1 Review

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THIS IS US: SEASON 2, EPISODE 1: A FATHER’S ADVICE Things not said Advice Not given Envelopes unstamped Regrets Enveloping me Is it easier there I wonder I ponder I guess Yes, I guess Yes. – William Hill (Poems For My Son) Often, life is about its punctures, its pushes, and its peculiarities. The world… Read more »

The Deuce: Series Premiere Review

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How do you define pleasure? It’s a question likely to be at the heart of HBO’s newest entry into the network’s already uber-impressive original series lineup. The Deuce, created by George Pelecanos and David Simon, who you will remember as the forces behind The Wire and Treme, officially premieres on September 10th. In advance of… Read more »

AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire: Still a Killer App

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So many examples exist within the realm of television of overlooked shows or underappreciated properties. Often, an audience dissipates after a series starts slow, because we live in a “What have you done for me lately” culture, as opposed to a long game. Patience remains a virtue, but in TV, if you’re not really good…really… Read more »

Emmy Nominations Prove Nothing Has Changed

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Nora Durst’s expression in the featured image, where she’s looking out onto the world wondering what the hell just happened and what is going on. Yeah, that was me on Thursday morning, except I KNEW exactly what just happened, and exactly what is going on. If you happened to download and listen to yesterday’s Outkick… Read more »