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Recap: Anna Regina
“People should say whatever it takes to keep them alive.” Despite her faults, Anne Boleyn can sure hit it on the nose, and her utterance to Cromwell...
Recap: Entirely Beloved
The times they are a-changing in this week’s installment of Wolf Hall. There’s turbulence aplenty in Henry VIII’s England, and at the...
4 Reasons to Read
Before You Watch the Show
Hitch up your doublet and gird your loins: Wolf Hall is coming. The TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s book and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies, will...
page to screen
6 Books for People Who Loved
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Susanna Clarke’s fantasy masterpiece Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell is 900 pages long, but if you’re like me, even that wasn’t enough...
7 Great Books for People Who Love
It’s kinda fun liking something a lot of other people like. We call it popular culture for a reason, right? Popularity is 50 percent of the whole...
Here’s Who Should Play the Baudelaires, the Snickets, and Count Olaf in Netflix’s
A Series of Unfortunate Events
This week, one of the best book series of all time received extremely fortunate news: A Series of Unfortunate Events, by Lemony Snicket, is getting a...
Books to Read While You’re Waiting for
The long dreamed-of return of Twin Peaks is happening, and we haven’t stopped eating celebratory pie and coffee since David Lynch gave word. While...
Recap: Both Sides Now
Did you hear the awful cry that shook the very foundations of the earth last week? That was me, uttering a bellow from my very soul upon learning that,...
A Reading List for the New Season of
Overwhelmingly, fans of Doctor Who have strong opinions about Doctor Who. Do we love Peter Capaldi’s no-hugging grumpier Doctor, or are we having a hard...
Episode 6: The Garrison Commander
Roll me through the heather and tell sweet lies to a redcoat, it’s Outlander time once more! Heavens, am I pleased that this is so. I’d play a...
Outlander Episode 3: The Ante Has Been UPPED
This week’s installment of everyone’s favorite historical-romantic-science-fiction-fantasy epic (*gasps for breath after spilling out each and...
The Top 5 Author Cameos on
There’s no TV show quite as quoted or as quotable as The Simpsons, the evergreen Fox animated sitcom that’s been on television since George...