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November 22, 2013 14:22:22 Posted at November 22, 2013 14:22:22
Duana Posted by Duana

Scandal Season 3 Episode 8 recap Expressing that you are shocked and overcome never goes over that smoothly in print, as evinced by our title here, but damn. That was a fantastic hour of thrill-ride television.  Or, I should say, a fantastic 42 minutes. You know that annoying poster that has been posted on social media and Twitter that says “You have the same number of hours in a day as Beyonce”? Well, Shonda has 42 minutes just like everyone else on network TV. Full Story

On Being A Wife

November 15, 2013 14:59:14 Posted at November 15, 2013 14:59:14
Duana Posted by Duana

Scandal Season 1 Episode 7 recap The question isn’t whether that’s a spoiler, but who I’m talking about in this explosive episode. Because it could be just about anyone, and that’s saying a lot. Let’s get the nonsense out of the way first, although even the nonsense is deeply compelling. Full Story

Who these people are

November 8, 2013 17:27:54 Posted at November 8, 2013 17:27:54
Duana Posted by Duana

Scandal Season 3 Episode 6 recap How’d you feel about that episode of Scandal?  I mean, it wasn’t the most incendiary by any means. No senators with their pants down, no bombshells of information, no drunken Melly, and only one homicide. It seems like a quiet few days for Pope and Associates, actually. Full Story

What’s Your Blind Spot?

November 1, 2013 16:30:56 Posted at November 1, 2013 16:30:56
Duana Posted by Duana
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Scandal Season 3 Episode 5 recap I started thinking about this as I began writing this article, and of course, just for irony, I don’t know. I don’t know what my blind spot is. I’m sure my friends or family could tell you, but I don’t immediately go "oh. Yeah. That’s what trips me up every time. Full Story

Cracks Show

October 25, 2013 14:26:53 Posted at October 25, 2013 14:26:53
Duana Posted by Duana

Scandal Season 3 Episode 4 recap I mean, on the one hand this was not the most incendiary episode of Scandal. By and large, we’ve seen more dramatic episodes with bigger punches to the gut.   Instead, we got to see things unravel. Olivia’s weird OCD repetition of how to be a “good girl”. Full Story

Hanging Up On The President

October 18, 2013 14:20:17 Posted at October 18, 2013 14:20:17
Duana Posted by Duana

Scandal Season 3 Episode 3 recap The fact that Olivia Pope feels entitled to hang up on the man who runs the free world (well, probably that’s actually Cyrus) is the least ludicrous thing in this episode. Yet you watched breathless the whole time, didn’t you? What kills me, when you step away and think about it, is that even the scenario – the hostages in a near-death situation – we’ve seen this on TV a thousand, million times. Full Story

Family Ties

October 11, 2013 15:21:32 Posted at October 11, 2013 15:21:32
Duana Posted by Duana

I know networks program things opposite each other in order to win ratings fights, but it really makes it difficult for those of us who watch a lot. I didn’t watch Glee last night, because I couldn’t bear to, and I never watch Grey’s Anatomy, and still Thursday is a crazy packed night rivaling only Sunday in its television goodness and density. Full Story


October 2, 2013 19:39:25 Posted at October 2, 2013 19:39:25
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Scandal. Tomorrow. Are you in? Come on. You have to be in. Olivia Pope is Olivia Pope’s new client. But according to the previews, Olivia doesn’t want to be Olivia’s client, even though she’s exactly the kind of client that Olivia usually works with, and the Gladiators activate! Whether or not she accepts their activation is why we’re watching tomorrow. Full Story

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Summer Homework: Scandal!

June 20, 2013 20:31:38 Posted at June 20, 2013 20:31:38
Duana Posted by Duana

(Lainey: thank you for all your emails about Scandal. Yes, we will be recapping it in the fall for Season 3. And before the premiere, we’ll be posting primers for the previouslies. Duana recently finished Season 2. I, for once, was ahead of her. And both of us are IN LOVE. So we have 3 months to ride your asses to join our party. Full Story