Could any other bear be so adorable? No. Absolutely not. He’s that ragged artist, brooding over his drink in the dark corner of the wine bar, who you’ve decided you can change. Others have tried and failed, but you’re different. Hopeless cases are your weakness. You like scrubbing the bad luck off a person and […]Read More The Magicians – The Bad News Bear
Last week’s episode of The Magicians didn’t have me jumping out of my sofa (like the Les Miz episode) or screaming at the screen “That’s awesome writing!” like Be the Penny. Probably because it was the reveal episode. Spell gone. Thank Julia again, for better or worse. But it did have one element that I’ve grown […]Read More The Magicians – Lost, Found, F…ed
It feels like ages since we last saw our favorite ensemble on screen. Honestly, I had forgotten some key plot points because a year is just too long, SyFy. It probably doesn’t help that I’m in the middle of reading The Magician’s Land, which only now in book three reveals Alice the Niffin, where magic […]Read More The Magicians – A Flock of Lost Birds
If the magicians were athletes, what would be their winter sport? Caught up in the excitement of the Pyeong-Chang Winter Olympics, I kept wondering that question. Clearly I got snowboarding and magic on the mind. Here’s my breakdown of our beloved characters and their showing at the Winter Olympics. Eliot– With all the glitzy costumes […]Read More The Magicians – 2018 Winter Olympics
It’s safe to say Be the Penny was one of the best episode of The Magicians. It was my favorite, and that means ranking above the Les Miz episode, which is almost blasphemy for me! Penny, a rather forgettable character in the books, is brought to life brilliantly by Arjun Gupta and the writers of the […]Read More The Magicians – Be the Penny
Ever since this year’s Oscar season and #OscarsSoWhite, I can’t shake my nagging observation about the current state of the film and television industry: that TV, the item once relegated as “furniture” on my high school drama teacher’s T-shirt, is now the forerunner of the two mediums. Lately, the studios are content to churn out […]Read More Diversity in TV: Is the Small Screen Better?