Apr 252016
 
Better Call Saul, "Klick", the silver room

Photo Credit: Ursula Coyote/AMC

I miss the mail room.

Better Call Saul’s season 2 finale, Klick, didn’t quite have the staggering impact of season 1’s finale, but it was a very good episode in a very good series. Hey there, people who aren’t watching—what’s keeping you? What’s your hesitation? This is damn fine TV.

Okay, that’s it for communicating to the non-Saul watchers. The rest of this article assumes you’re watching the show. Spoilers ahoy and all that. Continue reading »

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Apr 192016
 

I am at a client site and staying at a hotel that doesn’t have AMC. If you spoil it for me, I’ll never forgive you. Grrrr.

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