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The Vampire Diaries 8×16 “I Was Feeling Epic” Series Finale Recap

This is it, everyone. This is the moment we say goodbye to our favorite vampires, witches, and humans in Mystic Falls. Boy, is it an emotional one. Countless sacrifices are made, a hero rises, and another falls, but most importantly… everyone finds peace. So, let’s not waste any more time and get straight to what […]

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Big Little Lies: Pilot Review

  Somebody’s dead. The premiere of HBO’s glossy new Sunday fare blatantly tells us just that. The statement doubles as both the first episode’s title, as well as the subject of the seven-part miniseries mystery from writer David E. Kelley. Based on Australian author Liane Moriarty’s novel of the same name, Big Little Lies capitalizes […]

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The Vampire Diaries 8×15 “We’re Planning a June Wedding” Recap

The June wedding is happening, y’all, and it goes out with a bang… literally. What’s a Mystic Falls wedding without some drama and tension? Everyone’s worried about Katherine’s next move now that they know she’s in charge of hell. So, they decide to lure her in with Stefan and Caroline’s wedding since they believe she’ll […]

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The Vampire Diaries 8×14 “It’s Been a Hell of a Ride” Recap

It’s time to kill that pesky little devil on The Vampire Diaries, y’all! Damon and Stefan attempt to take Cade on themselves, and Damon makes a huge sacrifice. Meanwhile, Caroline and Alaric have worry about Kai killing their girls. Bonnie pretty much saves the day in more ways than one, and Stefan finally snaps out […]

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The Vampire Diaries 8×13 “The Lies Will Catch Up to You” Recap

We’re so close to the end of The Vampire Diaries, y’all, and the closer we get to the finale, the more emotional I get about it ending. That being said though, while the last few episodes have had some pretty shocking and emotional moments, I can’t help but find them a bit lackluster. The most […]

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The Vampire Diaries 8×12 “What Are You?” Recap

Stefan is human and feeling the guilt of his sins. Bonnie’s heartbroken and desperate to find a way to bring Enzo back. Bonnie and Matt’s families have more history than they thought, and Damon has a new task from Cade.  As one can see, everything is still pretty crazy in Mystic Falls, and it seems […]

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The Vampire Diaries 8×11: “You Made a Choice to Be Good” Recap

We’re in the homestretch of the final season of The Vampire Diaries, so you know that saying “it has to get worse before it gets better” is ringing true because that’s how things roll in Mystic Falls. Here’s the deal, Cade is wreaking havoc (not surprising) by threatening the entire town. Damon and Caroline are […]

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Sweet/Vicious: Season 1 Review

Jennifer Kaytin Robinson’s original vision for her new MTV show Sweet/Vicious comes from a question: “What if Tarantino wrote Girls?” From this point she succeeds greatly in creating a world where a young sexual assault survivor (Jules) has all the means to help enact revenge on the men who put others in situations like the […]

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The Vampire Diaries 8×10: “Nostalgia’s a Bitch” Recap

Okay, TVD fans, I know you’ve always secretly wondered what goes on in Damon’s mind. Well, “Nostalgia’s a Bitch” gives you that chance and hits us right in the nostalgic feels as the title suggests. This episode is all about forgiveness as Damon is stuck in his own mind because Sybil flipped his humanity switch […]

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The Wonder Years: Faith

TV has a different purpose in my life depending on my age. As a kid, it was just pure entertainment. During college and immediately after college, TV was a source of escapism from studying or work. Recently, however, I am drawn to shows that make me think and reflect upon my life and the world. My […]