Monthly Archives: April 2012

A.V. Club Review: The Borgias, “Stray Dogs”

After last week’s legitimately tense and compelling episode of The Borgias, the show continues its upward swing with the introduction of a pack of killers who finally give weight to some of the Assassin’s Creed jokes leveled at the show. … Continue reading

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Back and Forth: Mad Men Roundtable, “Far Away Places” (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

Every so often Mad Men likes to throw out convention and see just what it can do in the hour-long drama format, and last Sunday’s episode “Far Away Places ” was this season’s first full-bore experimental episode – in addition … Continue reading

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Barker Chappell Daglas Mad Men Roundtable: Far Away Places

Every so often Mad Men likes to throw out convention and see just what it can do in the hour-long drama format, and last Sunday’s episode “Far Away Places ” was this season’s first full-bore experimental episode – in addition … Continue reading

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A.V. Club Review: The Borgias, “The Beautiful Deception”

I’ve been saying since I first started watching The Borgias that I could see a better show underneath all the trappings and soap opera drama, and kept watching in the hopes that show would reveal itself. I just never expected … Continue reading

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A.V. Club Review: Grimm, “Cat And Mouse”

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that NBC’s Grimm is one of my pet shows, a program that I stick with despite its missteps because there’s a few things at its core I think are good … Continue reading

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Back and Forth: Mad Men Roundtable, “Signal 30” (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

In this corner, Les Chappell of A Helpless Compiler! In this corner, Cory Barker of TV Surveillance! In this corner, Andy Daglas of The Vast Wasteland! And in this corner, the fifth episode of Mad Men‘s fifth season! Queensberry rules apply … Continue reading

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Justifying: Season 3, Part 2 (with Greg Boyd)

Due to a mix of obligations personal and professional, I didn’t have a chance to write about FX’s Justified as much as I wanted to this season. I checked in after a few episodes to note approvingly that the characters … Continue reading

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