“I’ll always come home.” Don, do what you have to do. Bye, Bye, Birdie….bye.
The latest Masters of Sex episode, Coats or Keys, is the best single episode this show has given us in ages, probably since season 1’s knock-it-out-of-the-park stunner Catherine., or season 2’s Fight. Coats or Keys may also be the first truly great Masters of Sex episode that is as funny as it is dramatically rich. Nothing radical’s ever been catered. “Key parties” have certainly […]
What happened to Pete and Trudy Campbell? Do Pete and Trudy find happiness in Wichita with each other or did they eventually return to Manhattan or somewhere on the east coast? If they stay in Wichita, how often does Trudy take one of the Lear Jets to Manhattan to see her parents? Do Pete and his […]
Pleasure and pain. Punishment and danger. Episode 4.05 of Masters of Sex, The Pleasure Protocol, digs into some previously unexplored territory. It’s excellent material, and suitable not just to the show but to these characters, at this point in their lives. The juxtapositions all work, and this is something the series has sometimes struggled with. […]
Surprise proposal He thought she was a virgin Break up birthday meal
Masters of Sex S4 E2, Inventory, raises the question of how much tolerance we can have for a female anti-hero. Television loves its male anti-heroes, from Don Draper to Walter White, and Bill Masters—cold, adulterous, a shitty father and a worse husband—fits right in. But television is also virulently unforgiving of its female anti-heroes: Betty […]
What happened to Joy (season 2, episode 11)? Don meets Joy in Los Angeles when he decides to take Paul Kinsey’s place on a business trip with Pete Campbell after Betty has kicked him out of the house because of his affair with Bobbie Barrett. Joy is a member of the “Jet Set” who Don […]
Marvel’s Jessica Jones – a Netflix Original. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably either watched this series, been told you SHOULD watch it, been told you HAVE to watch it, or had your life threatened unless you watch it RIGHT GODDAMNED NOW AND CALL ME SO WE CAN TALK WHEN YOU’VE WATCHED […]