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Sons of the Harpy: Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 4 Recap

Game of Thrones is the reason why we can’t have nice things like hearts that aren’t broken. Let’s just get into last episode (I know this recap is 7 days late. Sharrap I haz reasons). King’s Landing The Bank of America of Westeros (the Iron Bank) wants the Lannisters to …

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A Few Good Women: Scandal Episode 421 Recap

When we left off on the last episode of Scandal, Liv had a gun to Russell’s head, wanting to find out what Operation Foxtail is. Let’s talk about it! Near Death – Jake is recovering from his injury and near death experience in Liv’s bed, and he is having nightmares …

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High Sparrow: Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 3 Recap

The episode starts us in a dark and gloomy dungeon that makes me just want to turn on a lamp in my house. Game of Thrones surely knows how to set the mood of doom. It is inside the House of Black and White, and the only thing white in …

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If the Systems of Oppression Were the Game of Thrones

Ok so I admit that Game of Thrones is on my mind because I’m in the middle of finishing the recap for season 5, episode 3. Also, I watch too much TV so I enjoy finding parallels between art and real life. The Baltimore uprisings has sat on my spirit, …

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First Lady Sings the Blues: Scandal Episode 420 Recap

When we left, Scandal had us getting the Usher Board ready to plan another fune because Russell was using Jake’s body as a pin cushion. Let’s just get right into it. Surprise! – Quinn enters the gladiator office, getting coffee and whatnot. When she opens the conference room door and …

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The House of Black and White: Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 2 Recap

This episode of Game of Thrones kicks off with Arya Stark arriving at Braavos. Let’s talk about the episode. Sansa and Lord Baelish Brienne of Tarth the Trill and Podrick are somewhere eating when Podrick notices Lord Baelish and Sansa Stark sitting at a booth behind them. He tells the …

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I’m Just A Bill and Papa Pope is Back: Scandal Episode 419 Recap

Shoutout to the Scandal team for the Schoolhouse Rock hat tip on the title of this episode: “I’m just a bill.” Check out my Vulture recap for the short! Wine and Read – Papa Pope is back and he’s sitting in Olivia’s crib drinking her good wine. She’s pissed because …

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First Gen Show is Singing My Life With Its Snark

We’re the experts of our experiences and the best storytellers of the lives we live. When we see our stories not being reflected, we should tell them. I was born and bred in Nigeria but I’ve been here since I was young. Being a first generation Nigerian-American is interesting because no …

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The Wars to Come: Game of Thrones Season 5 Premiere Recap

Game of Thrones is back and as chill-deficient ever. The season 5 premiere episode let us know that there is no plan to slow down the chaos in Westeros. In fact, things are getting ultra real. Everybody is currently in the midst of disarray, and no one is on anything …

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I’m So Ready for Game of Thrones Season 5 Premiere Tonight!

Tonight is the long-awaited premiere of season 5 of Game of Thrones and I AM SO READY!!! The folks of Westeros will be back with a vengeance and I’m ready to slide off my chair. I had to re-read my recap of the finale of season 4 of Game of …

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