‘the handmaid’s tale’ takes us on an emotional rollercoaster ride with what might be its most satisfying episode yet

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Takes Us on an Emotional Rollercoaster Ride with What Might Be Its Most Satisfying Episode Yet

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 3, Episode 13: “Mayday” I’ll be honest—I didn’t really know what to expect from the season three finale of The Handmaid’s Tale. As great as the show has been throughout its run, the last two season endings have been a little less than satisfying. Twice now we’ve watched June scheme and…

‘gotham’ ends its run with the finale we really didn’t need–surprisingly, it’s not half bad

‘Gotham’ Ends Its Run With the Finale We Really Didn’t Need–Surprisingly, It’s Not Half Bad

Have you ever been to a concert where the music’s pretty good (but not great), and you’re really just ready for it to be over? The band plays the last song, and they walk off stage, and everyone claps politely and starts heading for the exits because nobody really wants to hear an encore. But…

All good things must end, even ‘umbrella academy’ season 1

All Good Things Must End, Even ‘Umbrella Academy’ Season 1

Not enough space, dear friends, and if there were not nearly enough time, even if I could do little chronology hops like my beloved number Five. The finale of The Umbrella Academy and any potential summation of season one as a whole, would require infinite monkeys at infinite type writers, and I am but one…

In which the ‘true detective’ season 3 season finale almost breaks me

In Which the ‘True Detective’ Season 3 Season Finale Almost Breaks Me

Popular wisdom on narrative fiction suggests being concise, economical. Choose the right words and make them few. Say it fast. The world that is fascinating in your mind as a writer, that you can see so clearly, loses speed and intensity if you get too verbose. Know what it important, necessary, to tell your story,…