Atlanta s2e8 recap: ego tripping

Atlanta S2E8 Recap: Ego Tripping

Atlanta¬†Season 2 Episode 8: “Woods” Box Cutter Madness If last week taught us anything,¬†Atlanta can keep it chill and nuanced while breaking philosophical ground. This week’s episode, “Woods,” hits hard. In the same way “Teddy Perkins” left us shaken and stirred, “Woods” takes Paper Boi from mani-pedi’s to box-cutter madness. Okay, not as extreme as…

Atlanta s2e7 recap: do it for the fake love

Atlanta S2E7 Recap: Do It for the Fake Love

Atlanta S2E7:  “Champagne Papi” The episode starts with Van’s friend Candice (Adriyan Rae) hosting an Instagram live feed as she promotes products and poses for the camera. Candice brings Van into frame, who consequently glares at the smartphone. Van is preparing to go out for the night with her friends. Tammi (Danielle Deadwyler) does lines…

Getting weird in helen: atlanta s2e4

Getting Weird in Helen: Atlanta S2E4

Let’s Get Weird  Episode four of Atlanta is markedly weirder than those before it. If you thought season one had plenty of bizarre, surreal imagery, season two, especially last Thursday’s “Helen,” promises a departure into dreamlike territory. Think Raymond Roussel’s Locus Solus and Andre Breton’s Manifesto of Surrealism. Back when Donald Glover and company were promoting…