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Series finales often feel desperate to please, rushing to a finish line in a way that leaves audiences dissatisfied. As they have so many times in the last two seasons of Bates Motel,...

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I was beginning to think that the word “problematic” has become so overused in dissections of pop culture that it has become sort of a meaningless cliché. That is, until I...

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The ladies of Potomac have proven time and time again that they are not afraid to speak their minds.  On The Real Housewives of Potomac Season 2 Episode 4, Charrisse threw a crazy sweet sixteen party...

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“Weird” and “like nothing else on television” are two descriptors that need to be purged from the critical vocabulary immediately. Believe me, I’d be first against the wall...

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‘Memba her?! Caitlyn Jenner returned with a vengeance Keeping Up with the Kardashians Season 13 Episode 7, thanks to her forthcoming memoir. To say that some of the subject matter of Cait’s...

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The Rhoades and Axelrod marriages have been, to put it lightly, tumultuous. Chuck (Paul Giamatti) and Wendy (Maggie Siff) started the season split up, but after working at it through...

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The penultimate episode of American Crime’s third season ends with the arrest of two very different women, and yet consider what they have in common. Both Gabrielle (Mickaëlle...

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If Ryan Murphy and the Feud team set out to make us all feel depressed for the way older generations are unceremoniously cast aside, well, mission accomplished. Anyone else burst into...

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Selina Meyer’s dreams just get smaller and smaller each day. Once, she dreamed of the Oval. (She lived that dream for a hot second, and it turned out to be about 98 percent nightmare.)...

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The fourth season of Silicon Valley opens with a cautionary tale about Uber. A venture capitalist named Jim leaves a swanky restaurant. He tells the valet not to retrieve his car, saying,...