Diablog: January Sinner’s Roundup

  Rasha: We’re back, and we’re going to talk about TV and film somehow! Gemma: Somehow! Because it will continue to happen, and continue to talk to people. R: You know what TV I’d really like to be reviewing? That puppet show from Russia that got cancelled, Kukly, that used to make fun of Putin […]

Diablog: October Sinner’s Roundup

Rasha: So what is happening? Gemma: I have much less TV time than I used to and much less focus for new things! So I haven’t even finished Luke Cage yet! R: The later episodes are not necessarily as satisfying. But Mahershala Ali as a villian who just wanted to be a musician! And Alfre […]

Character Study: Political Animals on Scandal, House of Cards, & The Good Wife, Part II

Read Part I here. Gemma: So we were going to talk Political Animal Origin Stories, yes? Rasha: Yes, though it did also occur to me earlier this week to wonder which of our Political Animals would win if they were pitted against each other in a three-way election. G: Ooh, let’s start there! R: I […]

Character Study: Political Animals on Scandal, House of Cards, and The Good Wife, Part 1

“We’ve barely scratched the surface.” Rasha: Here for political animals! Gemma: So, do we want to look at each and then the relationships among the three, or do we want to be relational throughout? R: I was thinking the latter. One of the questions that came up for me was: what are the characteristics of […]

Diablog: September Sinner’s Roundup

Gemma: Well, welcome back from our SCC-hiatus! Rasha: Welcome back from summer staycation! G: I believe that was your staycation. I did not stay anywhere. But welcome indeed! R: That is true. We’re going to do something a bit different today, that will probably become a monthly feature, a sort of grab-bag of: what we’ve […]