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Atlanta s2e3 recap: white tears/what money means

Atlanta S2E3 Recap: White Tears/What Money Means

Money Bag Shawty Back in 2016, a video of a white mother crying over Vince Staples’s song “Norf Norf” went viral. Vince had a couple of things to say about it, and so in “Money Bag Shawty’s” intro, we see a clip inspired by that. Same situation, but this crying white mom is ranting on…

‘gotham’ s1 e3 recap: we meet our first vigilante

‘Gotham’ S1 E3 Recap: We Meet Our First Vigilante

Episode 3 of Gotham, “The Balloonman,” is a mixed bag. The title character of this episode, the eponymous Balloonman, is Gotham City’s first vigilante, who kills the rich and corrupt of Gotham by tying them to small weather balloons resulting in them flying over the city (presumably since they considered themselves above Gotham and its people)…

‘doctor who’ s8 e3 recap: “robot of sherwood”

‘Doctor Who’ S8 E3 Recap: “Robot of Sherwood”

Doctor Who has a long tradition of realizing fictional stories through science fiction whether it be ghosts in Charles Dickens’ time or evil witches casting spells in the time of Shakespeare. This story is different as it depicts the events of the Robin Hood story as historically accurate. Suspending our collective disbelief for a moment,…

Doctor who recap s8 e2- into the dalek

Doctor Who Recap S8 E2- Into the Dalek

Another episode of Doctor Who takes us where we’ve never been before in “Into the Dalek.”  We get a chance to see the inner workings of the Doctor’s most diabolical enemy.  However, despite seeing something so new, the episode on the whole feels a bit derivative.  But don’t take my word on it.  Take a…

‘the legend of korra’ season 3 finale recap

‘The Legend of Korra’ Season 3 Finale Recap

It’s finally time for The Legend of Korra book three finale, E12 “Enter the Void.” Is it everything we wanted and more? Let’s take a closer look. The episode begins with team Avatar piloting Suyin’s airship to the Northern Air Temple in the hopes of rescuing the airbenders from Zaheer. Unfortunately, P’Li’s bird’s eye view and…

Legend of korra s1 e11 recap – ‘the ultimatum’

Legend of Korra S1 E11 Recap – ‘The Ultimatum’

Ba Sing Se, despite being the supposed safest city in the world, still seems to crumble to the ground a lot, doesn’t it.  As we open on another episode of the Legend of Korra, it seems Zaheer has already won.  With the Queen dead and the walls brought down, Ba Sing Se has been reduced…

‘the legend of korra’ s3 e10 recap: long live the queen

‘The Legend of Korra’ S3 E10 Recap: Long Live the Queen

As The Legend of Korra book 3 begins to speed up into its final chapters, each episode leads directly into the next.  So, we begin where we left off, with Korra and Asami captured by the Earth Queen’s forces and Mako and Bolin taken by the red lotus. Both are headed straight for Ba Sing…

Halt and catch fire s1, e10 “1984” recap

Halt and Catch Fire S1, E10 “1984” Recap

We’ve finally reached the end, the final episode of the first season of Halt and Catch Fire.  We’ve seen our intrepid trio of heroes scratch and claw their way through the tech industry from unlikely development team, all the way to grand innovators with their ironically titled Giant, the all-in-one portable PC. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXpj9D2SKI4?rel=0] We…

The legend of korra book 3 episodes 4 & 5

The Legend of Korra Book 3 Episodes 4 & 5

Book 3 Chapter 4: In Harm’s Way In Harm’s Way starts off with what “Korra” does best: an intense action scene.  Zaheer breaks the final member of his fearsome foursome out of the Water Tribe prison fighting off Zuko, Eska, Desna, Tonraq, and a whole slew of water benders.  Not only is the group reunited…

E3 2014 recap: nintendo

E3 2014 Recap: Nintendo

While Microsoft and Sony held massive conferences, Nintendo switched things up and had a “Digital Event” this morning.  The video included robot chicken cut scenes, developer interviews (with full dubbed translations) and of course videos for new games.  Here’s the full video. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GisRY6h100U&w=560&h=315]   Of course the video is more than 45 minutes long,…

E3 2014 recap: microsoft/xbox

E3 2014 Recap: Microsoft/Xbox

Miss the Xbox One Media briefing?  Here’s a full list of everything that went down. The day started off with developers arriving on the “Green Carpet” featuring host Major Nelson (Larry Hryb) A few developers were nabbed, but none could share any information until the presentation The new achievement feature was highlighted, as players will…

E3 2014 recap: sony/playstation

E3 2014 Recap: Sony/PlayStation

Didn’t catch the Playstation press conference?  Here’s everything that went down. Before the festivities began a few small announcements were made.  Mortal Kombat X was shown  and given a 2015 release.  Kingdom hearts 2.5 is getting remastered and will launch December 2, 2014.  Although no footage was shown, a small teaser mentioned that Kingdom Hearts…

Game of thrones s4 e6 recap: trial by combat

Game of Thrones S4 E6 Recap: Trial By Combat

** Ser Tom Herles, writer of recaps, is away across the Narrow Sea for this week’s recap. I, Lady Faith, wielder of keyboards, breaker of eyeglasses, the sunburnt, first of my name, will be filling in for him for this particular episode! Also, Spoilers Ahead!**   Wow. There, I said it so everyone can pick…

Community season 5 episode 10 recap: “advanced advanced dungeons and dragons”

Community Season 5 Episode 10 Recap: “Advanced Advanced Dungeons and Dragons”

Community‘s sequel to the legendary “Advanced Dungeons and Dragons” is like “An Extremely Goofy Movie”: less funny and emotionally satisfying than the original, but about as good as a direct-to-video sequel can possibly be. Abed tempers our expectations early on by acknowledging that “a satisfying sequel is difficult to pull off,” and somehow this meta-prophecy allows…