Recapping the CW’s Ringer: Episode 13

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Bridget is still on the hunt for answers about Siobhan’s secret life and motives and seems to be getting them with the help of Siobhan’s ex driver who has been taking her to secret locations. First stop, Siobhan’s secret office in Harlem. While there, Bridget finds a mysterious key which only feeds her curiosity. Eventually, [&hellip
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2012 TV Season Preview

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

smashphoto Which Mid-Season Replacements Have the Stuff to Make It? Well, it’s Act 2 for the 2011-2012 TV season, a year that’s seen the launch of successful series like New Girl, acclaimed ones like Homeland, and the demise of others like Free Agents.  Which new ones have a shot, and which are not so hot? I [&hellip
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New Series Features New York’s Most Macabre

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macabre By Anam Baig Ronni Thomas, a filmmaker and oddity enthusiast, has created a new web series documenting the darkness, eccentricity and mystery of the uncharted and unimaginable happenings of New York City. Fittingly named The Midnight Archive, these videos boast an eclectic class of characters such as Sue Jeiven, a tattoo artist at East River Tattoo, [&hellip
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TV Recap: 2 Broke Girls, Episode 12

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

broke5 I was curious as to what 2 Broke Girls’ last episode before the holidays would be about, given that they already hit upon Christmas in the Thanksgiving episode. In fact, just like last week, it’s yet another “lift-out” episode that could exist anywhere in the 2BG timeline. And no offense to Michelle Nader, the scribe of [&hellip
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TV Recap: 2 Broke Girls, Episode 11

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

broke4 The Bushwick dwelling, horse-partment shared by Mad Max and Sweet Caroline is about to get a lot less horsey on 2BG following “And the Reality Check,” directed by Fred Savage (on holiday from Happy Endings, I guess?). Don’t expect a continuation of the stories involving Johnny and Cash or the girls’ start-up cupcake biz – this episode is [&hellip
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TV Recap: 2 Broke Girls, Episode 10

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

broke3 Is it possible that the writers of 2 Broke Girls also write for South Park? Few shows other than the latter are able to squeeze in so many of-the-moment pop culture references into a 28-minute slot, but with shout-outs to Kim Kardashian’s aborted wedding and the unseasonably warmNew York November, you’d practically think that this episode was filmed live. It’s [&hellip
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TV Recap: 2 Broke Girls, Episode 9

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

broke2 In the ninth and most recent episode of 2 Broke Girls, the saga continues between Johnny (Nick Zano), Cashandra (Marsha Thomason) and our Mad Max. For those – like me – who wondered why the weird name for Johnny’s girlfriend, we got our expected answer last night: so Kat Dennings can refer to them as Johnny Cash! Johnny [&hellip
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TV Recap: American Horror Story, Season Finale

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

americanfinale Some rides lurch to a halt, and others decelerate in advance for a smooth landing. “Afterbirth,” the finale for American Horror Story’s surprisingly successful first season, was more of the latter. Penned by Jessica Sharzer and directed by Bradley Buecker (whose “Murder House” episode was an early high point in the season), “Afterlife” was an epilogue [&hellip
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