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About Jill

Pop culture junkie and TV aficionado. I write sharp and snarky TV recaps at www.couchtimewithjill.com

Survivor: Exiled

Wow, that was harsh. This season of Survivor has been a bit lackluster, but at least we’re starting to see the alliances shift and players are beginning to make big moves. None of these people have the amount of strategic … Continue reading

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The Problems With This Week’s ‘Parenthood’

NBC is currently airing the final season of Parenthood, a show I love. It’s the sixth season, and will be thirteen episodes long. So, we’re in the home stretch. Jason Katims has made great final seasons before. I adore the final … Continue reading

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Survivor: Full of Hot Air

Wow. The players on this season of Survivor are full of sh–, literally. Pre-merge, this season was already one of the weakest we’ve seen in a while. I blame that entirely on the cast. There were too many poor players … Continue reading

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‘Happy Endings’ Alumni: Where are they now?

When The Mindy Project added former Happy Endings cast member Adam Pally to their show, I was thrilled. I want to see each and every person from that show working. (Except for maybe the guy who played Dave, because… he was such … Continue reading

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Ruth Reichl memoirs, ‘Yes Please’, Lena Dunham and more

I’ve been trying to read more this year. I’m using a notebook that I bought at City Lights Books in San Francisco to list every book I read this year. Counting my friend Joel Kelly‘s short eBook “No Greater Love … Continue reading

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Survivor: Off Her Rocker

Usually, the merging of tribes makes for a lively episode of Survivor. Not this week. In my book, that’s two duds in a row – I hope this season of Survivor picks up soon! I see players with the potential … Continue reading

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Dear Internet: Do we have a feminist version of “mansplaining”?

Like many other Canadian feminists and news junkies, I have spent the past week or so reading approximately six lengthy articles per day about Jian Ghomeshi. If you’re unfamiliar with this topic, Ghomeshi is a very popular radio host here … Continue reading

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