In the first season of Mad Men, in the episode entitled “The Wheel,” pitchman poet Don Draper reframed a carousel slide projector as a time machine and defined the word “nostalgia” not as “a sentimental longing” or “wistful recollection of the past” but by the Greek meaning, “pain from an old wound.” Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner not only gave us a way of understanding his show and its haunted… Continue reading ‘Ascension’ review: Back to the future again, but with a twist
Taking the ALS ice bucket challenge is already doing something for a good cause, but Matt Damon decided to double down in his edition.
The actor… Continue reading Matt Damon Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge ... With a Twist (VIDEO)
“Fargo” took a surprising turn with episode 8, titled “The Heap,” when all of a sudden viewers found themselves a year in the future. Delightfully, Gus and Molly are married and expecting a baby. Not as delightful is that Lester is a successful insurance agent and married to his co-worker. But Lorne Malvo just came back into his life, which should prove interesting.
Earlier in… Continue reading 'Fargo' EP on the big twist in episode 8 and what Season 2 might look like
Spoiler alert! If you haven’t yet watched the March 23 episode of CBS’ The Good Wife (or had it spoiled for you on social media), stop reading now. Actor Hunter Parrish (Weeds‘ Silas) returned as Jeffrey Grant, a college student whose murder trial took a tragic turn that forever altered the course fans expected the series to take. Speaking to EW a day after the episode aired, Parrish — who is about to wrap… Continue reading ‘The Good Wife’: Hunter Parrish on how he became part of the series’ most shocking twist (and #hatemail)