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‘the good place’ s3e7 recap: most likely to die young and unaccomplished

‘The Good Place’ S3E7 Recap: Most Likely to Die Young and Unaccomplished

Back in 2010, AMC’s flagship drama Mad Men was in the midst of its fourth season, tracing a trajectory of self-destruction for Don Draper while charting an upward course for his fledgling independent advertising firm. Just as things were beginning to pick up (for a show both admired and resented for its leisurely pace, “picking…

‘the good place’ s3e6 recap: good old kappa zeta jones

‘The Good Place’ S3E6 Recap: Good Old Kappa Zeta Jones

“Young lady, you will stop this nonsense, go to the PTA meeting, and support your mother. I won’t hear another word about it!” In the middle of this week’s The Good Place, Michael assumes the demeanor of a surrogate father, pushing Eleanor to reconcile with her lost-then-found real mother. Though this is a rather overt…

‘the good place’ s3e5 recap: parental advisory

‘The Good Place’ S3E5 Recap: Parental Advisory

When Mike Schur initially pitched The Good Place to NBC, the game-changing twist at the end of its first season was a part of the package. From the beginning, rug-pulling was a piece of this show’s DNA, a part of the trick that kept viewers on their feet. With each new twist between seasons one…

‘the good place’ s3e4 recap: do you want to talk to god?

‘The Good Place’ S3E4 Recap: Do You Want to Talk to God?

Now this is The Good Place we’ve been waiting for all season. The last three episodes were the version of the show that’s a reasonably good sitcom with exceptional performances and an over reliance on plot twists—essentially what Mike Schur used in the opening hours of season one to ease us into the strange, emotional…

‘the good place’ s3e3 recap: a different clock-land

‘The Good Place’ S3E3 Recap: A Different Clock-land

By the end of the second hour of The Good Place season three, it seems like we’re finally about to dive into the meat of the story Mike Schur and Co. want to tell us, one that will hopefully take us away from Earth for a while. However, to get to the interdimensional portal the…

‘the good place’ s3e2 recap: the single most dangerous creature in the universe

‘The Good Place’ S3E2 Recap: The Single Most Dangerous Creature in the Universe

“Here’s the story of a blond-haired lady / Who was helping save three hell-bound characters.” Several times in “The Brainy Bunch,” we hear Trevor make the same foreboding declaration: “Eleanor is the reason this is all happening.” Funnily enough, though this statement reminds us of Eleanor’s essential role as leader of the group, it comes…

What’s coming to and going from netflix august 2018

What’s Coming To and Going From Netflix August 2018

It is SO hot. The plan for the next two months, in hopes to wait out the heat, is to find the deepest, darkest and coldest corner of my apartment to hole up in. Add some popcorn, a pillow and headphones. Then, the final ingredient, Netflix. All that sounds a bit depressing, no? Luckily, Netflix…