ARROW RECAP: Oliver Dies at the End (S3:E9)

 
Previously on Arrow: Ray and Felicity kissed and he’s sorry about it, Malcolm Merlyn is alive and well and training Thea Queen, and Ra’s al Ghul is not pleased with Oliver. It’s dark and snowing and Oliver is climbing a fucking cliff face. Two days earlier, Quentin heads out to the back alley ... Read more
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THE FLASH RECAP: Don’t Beat Yourself Up (S1:E9)

 
Previously on The Flash: Ronnie Raymond died, literally everyone but Iris knows Barry is in love with Iris, and Not-Flash is not-down with Joe re-investigating Barry’s mom’s murder. We open with no voiceover; instead it’s Christmas carols! “Let It Snow” plays while a man puts up Christmas ... Read more
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“Tranny-tastic”

 
Living in the South, I’ve met more than one person who sincerely believes the rebel flag can be used by a state government or university without any racism, and they don’t understand why the blacks have to “take it that way.” Mostly it’s kneejerk defiance: Nothing they do could possibly be ... Read more
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HOMELAND RECAP: Who’s a Redshirt? (S4:E10)

 
In the aftermath of the explosion, Carrie and Saul are alive, but John Redmond took a shard of glass to the neck and is really most sincerely dead. Admit it. You breathed a sigh of relief it wasn’t Saul. Over at the den of spies, Martha tells Peter that Dennis told her that he told ... Read more
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GRACEPOINT RECAP: To Hell With It (S1:E9)

 
FADE IN: INT. HOSPITAL Carver is in the intensive care unit. But in his mind, he’s walking through a dense gray fog; there appears to be nothing material around him or under his feet. Dark, hooded, ephemeral figures waft around him. EMMETT CARVER: So, I guess that fucking murder case really did ... Read more
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Tina Fey tried to warn us about Bill Cosby, but we didn’t lis– SHH! CEELO GREEN IS GIVING COSBY ADVICE, I GOTTA HEAR THIS!!!

 
It’s preposterous that the Bill Cosby rape allegations are now news only because a man—one Mr. Hannibal Buress—spoke about them, right? That’s gotta be some bullshit. Our civilization can’t possibly be that messed up. If a female comedian or two, say, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, had spoken out ... Read more
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