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The Mary Sue Syndrome of Downton Abbey

As Downton Abbey brings to close its sophomore season, I think it’s going to become a target for parody and criticism. It’s the unfortunate burden of mega success. There’s a threshold of forgiveness in the nano-second attention span of the … Continue reading

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Maniacal Ranting from a TV Hound

This is definitely coming from an alarming lack of sleep thanks to Shark Week. Last night’s episode, Shark Bite Beach was really unnerving, even for someone like me who professes to love* sharks. My older son (who hasn’t been watching … Continue reading

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