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About Jill

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

On ‘Parenthood’

Guest Post written by Allison M. In a post on Salon today, Neil Drumming argues that although Parenthood “is easily one of the most moving and enjoyable dramas on television today. . . . over the course of five seasons, … Continue reading

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Survivor – Deconstruction

Wow! Has this season been filled with questionable blindside votes, or what? This cast has featured a few strong players, but I think they’re getting bamboozled by silly decisions made by loose cannons. First Kass, and now Tony.

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Mad Men – “Time Zones”

Diving into a new season of Mad Men is always exciting and a little confusing. I’m filled with questions immediately – “What year is it?” “What’s going on with Roger?” “Are they still together?” “Who’s that?” “Why did she say … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones – “Two Swords” and “The Lion and The Rose”

I couldn’t watch the Game of Thrones season premiere last week, thanks to a 3:45AM wake up call the next morning. (One of the few downsides to a business trip that took me to The Bahamas. The only other downside? … Continue reading

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Survivor – Law & Disorder

Can you believe it’s already time for the merge on Survivor? It felt like the first part of the season flew by, switching from three tribes to two, and now down to one. The episode kicked off with Kass being … Continue reading

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How I Met Your Mother – Well, It’s Over

The series finale of HIMYM was on tonight. After nine seasons, the longest story ever told finally concluded. I haven’t really enjoyed the show for a few years, and stuck in until the bitter end out of… curiosity? Stubbornness? Masochism? … Continue reading

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The Amazing Race – “Down and Dirty”

This week on The Amazing Race, the teams competed in Sri Lanka. It looked hot and crowded – not ideal conditions for running a race, but certainly fun to watch from the comfort of my couch. Road Block – Who … Continue reading

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Survivor – Brawn or baby?

On last week’s episode of Survivor, the new Brawn-Beauty combo tribe blindsided Cliff by voting him out of the game – and thus also blindsiding and alienating his allies, Woo and Lindsey. There are two ways to handle that: 1) Hope … Continue reading

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“Girls” Season Three

The season three finale of Girls aired last night, concluding what I thought was a very good twelve-episode run for the show. While it had its flaws, I think this was the best season Girls has done so far. Lena … Continue reading

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The Amazing Race – “Can’t Make Fish Bite”

This week’s episode of The Amazing Race began with a lot of commotion over flights, as the teams all scrambled to get to Colombo, Sri Lanka. Everyone got their first clue at a Sri Lanka temple that opened at 5:45am, but Margie … Continue reading

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