American Crime Episode 1 recap

American Crime Episode 1 recap

Even from the opening credits of the first episode of ABC’s American Crime, which resembled those of a feature film, you could probably tell you were getting into something unique on broadcast television, something more cinematic and theatrical, more gritty and real. And from there, the style of the direction from creator and executive producer John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), and the intense performances he elicited from his great cast, may have confirmed your belief that you were watching something fantastic (if you weren’t already too engrossed in the story). If there was any drawback, it’s that it is on … Continue reading

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Recap Little Women: LA “Little Women, Big Easy” Season 2, Episode 10

Recap Little Women: LA "Little Women, Big Easy" Season 2, Episode 10

After weeks of fighting, and a reminder of the complete Sh!t storm that erupted at Elena’s housewarming party, Christy says, “Just because Terra is pregnant doesn’t give her a hall pass to be a bully and a bitch.” Agreed. What this group needs a quiet time of introspection and reconciliation and a few weeks away from each other. Nope. Time to head to New Orleans! Christy has the idea to take the group to the city that is a bad decision in it’s self. New Orleans may or man not be translated from Creole to mean “Bad Decision.”   So … Continue reading

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Catfish Season 4 Episode 2 Recap: “Foot Fetish Catfish”

Catfish Season 4 Episode 2 Recap: "Foot Fetish Catfish"

The second episode of Season 4 of MTV’s Catfish achieved creepy on a whole new level. Taking the role of Max in this episode is Miss Teen USA titleholder Cassidy Wolf. Cassidy has unfortunately had her own personal experiences with an online stalker. A man gained access to Cassidy’s webcam and began to spy on her without her knowing. Soon after she gained her title, the man began to blackmail Cassidy with photos and videos he had taken during his private, creepy viewing sessions. Luckily the FBI got involved and the man is behind bars like he deserves. How about that great big … Continue reading

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Strange Love: A Recap of Episodes 1 & 2 of TLC’s New Show

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“Um, my longest one is probably … this one, and her name is Marla.”   -LaRue, referencing Marla, her approximately 17” fingernail, on TLC’s new series, Strange Love. I’m pretty creative, you guys, but even I can’t make this s**t up. The first 2 episodes of TLC’s new series Strange Love premiered tonight. The series, in TLC’s words, “follows the lives of people who prove there’s someone for everyone.” We all have our quirks, but some people are quirkier than others, and sometimes that makes finding love a bit more difficult. This show looks at people looking for love, as well as people who … Continue reading

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Born in the Wild recap, Episode 1: Mosquitoes and baby’s position prove to be challenging

Born in the Wild recap, Episode 1: Mosquitoes and baby's position prove to be challenging

Born in the Wild recap, Episode 1 (March 3, 21015): Lifetime’s new unscripted series Born in the Wild, which I liken more to extreme birthing, opens by reminding us that years ago women gave birth without doctors or drugs (if only they had the options, right!?!). Clearly, times have changed — thank you modern medicine — and now over 98 percent of babies in the U.S. are born in hospitals. This series, however, is not about those seeking traditional hospital birthing experiences, instead it’s the women who are looking to reverse the trend and give birth in the wild. Viewers … Continue reading

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Dance Moms Season 5 episode 9 recap: A little less talk and a little more dancin’

Dance Moms Season 5 episode 9 recap: A little less talk and a little more dancin'

Uh oh, Dance Moms nation. The counter is back. I suppose it was only a matter of time. And just for the record, I’d consider using Lifetime-sanctioned photos for these things if, you know, they actually offered some from each — or any — episode. Which they don’t. And what’s a story without pictures? So I make my own. So let’s all just ignore the counter. We do not see you, counter! Lalalala! As promised, we’re back in Pittsburgh. Holly says she sees L.A. as a success, even if Abby did try to sabotage Nia at every turn — Aubrey … Continue reading

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Recap: The Bachelor Women Tell All features cat fights and dolphin laughs

Recap: The Bachelor Women Tell All features cat fights and dolphin laughs

Oh, The Bachelor Women Tell All episode  – my favorite episode of the season. It’s about to be a girl fight. Poor Chris Harrison. I have never seen a cattier group of women on this show, and I can’t even imagine trying to manage all the crazy business going on there. I guess my mom was right: some people never grow up after high school. Britt and Carly waste no time and begin to duke it out. Britt confronts Carly and the cat fight officially begins. In no time, several of the girls’ claws come out to attack Britt’s “authenticity,” as Jade … Continue reading

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Better Call Saul episode 5 recap: “Alpine Shepherd Boy”

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When we left the McGill brothers at the end of last week’s Better Call Saul, things were looking up for Jimmy and not so much for Chuck, who risked going to outside long enough to make an unauthorized purchase of his neighbor’s paper only to be further traumatized by what he found on the front page. And that is where we pick up in this week’s episode, “Alpine Shepherd Boy.” When a pair of cops appear on Chuck’s doorstep to investigate the “crime,” Chuck points out that the neighbor actually made a tidy profit on the exchange and then attempts to engage … Continue reading

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Battle Creek episode 1 recap “The Battle Creek Way”

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Battle Creek, Michigan has fallen on hard times and and the Police Department is feeling the pinch. But they’re about to be blessed with a savior and not everybody’s happy about that. CBS’ new drama, from Breaking Bad‘s Vince Gilligan and House‘s David Shore, opens on a play — young children in a variety of nature costumes are putting on an adorable show for an auditorium full of parents. A shadowy figure emerges from the back, approaches a man videotaping the play. He flashes a badge and grabs the camera. A small car hurtles around a corner and pulls up … Continue reading

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