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The Walking Dead S7E11 Review: “Hostiles and Calamities”

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Warning: Spoiler Alert! Turn back now if you haven’t seen this week’s episode.     Eugene’s Wild Ride This week was the third deep dive of the season into the Savior’s home base, Sanctuary. The first Daryl’s captivity, the second Carl’s tour, and now “Dr.” Eugene’s welcome into the upper-echelons of Savior society. It was fun […]

The Walking Dead S7E10 Review: “New Best Friends”

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Warning: Spoiler Alert! Turn back now if you haven’t seen this week’s episode, if you have, I’d like to introduce you to someone.     A Cult, a Cult, My Kingdom for a Cult Rick and Co. continue their quest to recruit allies this week. Last week didn’t go so well with Hilltop and the Kingdom, […]

A Left-Handed Writer Kid Remembers Richard Hatch

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[This piece originally appeared in a slightly different form on Simple Tricks and Nonsense.]   “So what do you do?” It was a simple question, but nevertheless, I was taken aback by it. I’ve met quite a few celebrities in my time, and I’ve been fortunate enough to have had good experiences with the majority […]

The Walking Dead S7E9 Review: Rock In The Road

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Warning: Spoiler Alert! Turn back now if you haven’t seen this week’s episode, if you have, come walk with me.   The Rick Delegation Finally, some forward momentum! The mid-season opener did not waste time on an overlong recap of the first half of the season, and thank The Wasted for that (man, how do they […]

Thoughts About the Next Doctor… Who

Christopher Peruzzi
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It’s that time again… It’s happened before and it will happen again. The lead actor in the longest running science fiction franchise is leaving the show. Peter Capaldi has announced that season ten (relative to the 2005 relaunch) will be his last and he’ll be leaving as the Twelfth Doctor with head writer Stephen Moffat. […]

Casting Number 13: Who Will Be The Next Doctor Who?

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Current Doctor Peter Capaldi has confirmed that the upcoming series of Doctor Who will be his last. Which means that for Whovians everywhere it’s time to start making a list of possible replacements. (It’s part of the grieving process. Don’t come at me.) This is the look on millions of Whovians’ faces right about now. […]

Peter Capaldi Stepping Down After Third Season As Doctor Who

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Peter Capaldi has announced that the upcoming series of long-running BBC program ‘Doctor Who’ would be his last. He made the announcement during an interview with Jo Whiley on the the radio program ‘An Evening In‘. “I’ve never done one job for three years,” Capaldi said “and I feel it’s sort of time for me […]

The Actor’s Actor: Sir John Hurt, 1940-2017

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Sir John Hurt, one of the greatest actors of his generation, has passed on following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 77. In a career that spanned nearly six decades, Hurt assayed every type of role across every type of genre and was brilliant in all of them. It staggers me to consider the […]

Count Olaf – A Challenge to Act Badly

Christopher Peruzzi
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Good Actors Play a Bad One Lemony Snicket introduces Count Olaf with the following quote: “The dreadful villainy of this vile fiend has haunted me since I first met him as a young man. And every night, as I continue to work on the Baudelaire case, I find myself weeping, thinking of his utter wickedness […]