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Fictional Heroine: April Ludgate from ‘Parks and Recreation’

It’s almost a year since Parks and Recreation aired their final episode, and of course there are late bloomers like me that only just finished watching the series. But watching Parks is an experience, it’s a learning curve, it’s an inspiration. So naturally I would find a character that I would gravitate towards, that I would relate to, and for most people that would be the amazing Leslie Knope – driven, enthusiastic, ambitious, assertive – but for me, it was Parks’ Debbie Downer – April Ludgate....

5 Reasons You Should Watch ‘Galavant’

Galavant is a musical comedy television series about a dashing knight named Galavant who goes on a mission to save his ‘one true love’ from the clutches of an evil King who abducted her. Which sounds generic right? But all isn’t how it seems, as you’ll see below. It’s an excellent written show with smart humour and great comedic presence, there is so much right with this show, of which currently two seasons are out, that it’s a pity that more people did not give it a chance. The two seasons are written so that if Season 2 is the last season it ends on a high note, but if...

A Now His Watch Has Ended – Game of Thrones 5×10 Review

The most shocking moment for me wasn’t the Julius Caesar-esque ‘For the watch’ moment, it was the fact that after a season of ‘wtf’ and ‘meh’ I finally enjoyed an episode. Perhaps it was the very episodic nature of it, perhaps it is because a lot of action that we’ve been waiting for happened, perhaps it’s the numerous deaths, perhaps it’s the fact that we’re left on cliffhangers that not even I, as a book reader, know the outcome of. **Spoilers below, obviously....

Top 5: Epic TV Show Couples

With all the TV shows ending for the season (and some forever) I decided to return to this my lonely blog to profess my undying love for the epicness of TV show couples. With all the TV shows ending for the season (and some forever) I decided to return to this my lonely blog to profess my undying love for the epicness of TV show couples. What I enjoy about TV show couples compared to those in movies is that in movies we only see a snippet of their lives together but in TV shows you see it all in detail – what they were before they were together, how...