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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 »