We Need to Talk About Negan (with apologies to Lionel Shriver)
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We Need to Talk About Negan (with apologies to Lionel Shriver)

WARNING: Spoilers for AMC’s The Walking Dead, especially for Season 7, episode one, “The Day Will Come When You Won’t Be”…and possible spoilers for episodes beyond, so tread lightly, yeah? Oh, Negan, you leering, psychopathic Grease audition reject. You’ve caused quite a stir, haven’t you with your wire-wrapped baseball bat you’ve named Lucille (insert phallic symbol … Continue reading

Currently Watching…and (Guiltily) Not While Grading…
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Currently Watching…and (Guiltily) Not While Grading…

The Affair (Showtime): Every critic has commented about this particular drama’s play on the Rashomon effect — the same story told via different, even contradictory vantages/narrators, which serves to reinforce the concept of the “unreliable” narrator. We’re given a basic storyline: two wildly different married people, Noah and Alison, meet and have a torrid, lasting affair that … Continue reading